DMG MORI new tech centre canadaClick image to enlargeDMG MORI is celebrating its latest facility expansion with the grand opening of the DMG MORI Tech Centre in Mississauga, ON.

"We wanted to have an open house for our customers to showcase new machines with new designs and the CELOS control. We have 12 machines on the floor and because this is a tech centre we can run tests for customers," says Daniel Medrea, managing director of DMG MORI ELLISON in Canada.

Daniel Medrea, managing director of DMG MORI ELLISON in Canada, left, and Mark Mohr, president of DMG MORI North AmericaClick image to enlarge

Mark Mohr, president of DMG MORI North America, who was on hand to celebrate the grand opening, says the tech centre strengthens DMG MORI's position in Canada because it provides stronger technical support for the company's customer base. He adds that the new DMG MORI is also a stronger company.

"We can walk into any customer facility and we now have something for everyone because of the range of technologies and machines we now offer," says Mohr. "And with the new Tech Centre, we've shortened the supply chain because our machines are directly accessible to customers."DMG MORI CTX beta 800 TCClick image to enlarge

Pat Ciccone, and Emy Li, engineering estimators at Noranco, examine the  DMU 65 monoBlock five axis machineClick image to enlarge

The DMU 60 eVo/linear is a five axis machine that provides five-side and up to five axes simultaneous machiningClick image to enlarge

The ecoTurn 650 universal lathe has a small footprint of 9.8 m squareClick image to enlarge

Close to 500 customers are expected to turn out for the four-day event to see new machines and new technologies, including machines equipped with linear drive technology and the CTX beta 800 TC ultra compact turning/milling machine equipped a new spindle, the HSK-A63, which the company says offers 20 per cent more torque.

Despite its small footprint 91.5 ft2 (8.5 m2), the CTX beta 800 TC machine offers 6.7 in. (170 mm) of additional space with a new B axis and accommodates workpieces with diameters up to 19.7 in. ( 500. 38 mm) and 31.5 in. (800.1 mm) turning lengths. Another highlight was the company's new HMI, CELOS, equipped with multiple apps for management, documentation and visualiziation of order, process and machine data. The new technology will be available for new machines.

DMG MORI's new Tech Centre for CanadaClick image to enlarge

The event runs until Friday, November 21. The new facility is located at 395 Ambassador Drive in Mississauga, ON.

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