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Acorn Engineering Company Celebrates 60 Years in Business

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Acorn Engineering Company, manufacturer of plumbing fixtures, products and systems for institutional and commercial markets, is celebrating 60 years in business.

Interview with Don Morris, President/CEO - Morris Group International ®

Interview with Tom Duddy, President/COO - Acorn Engineering Company

Acorn Engineering Company celebrates 60 years

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Acorn Engineering Company was established in 1954 by Earl L. Morris. Morris had previously established the Earl L. Morris Company as a manufacturer’s representative to sell plumbing products. In his many years of experience selling plumbing products, Morris found that the type of products he enjoyed selling the most were those specified by the engineer. Acorn was founded to manufacture these specified products.

Acorn Engineering Company quickly grew to become a world leader in the manufacturing of stainless steel plumbing fixtures, valued in correctional facilities and high-traffic areas for their vandal-resistance and durability. Continuous innovation and updating of manufacturing technology have led to continuous improvements in Acorn products, reinforcing quality and longevity.

As Acorn Engineering grew, companies and partnerships were acquired in similar and unrelated fields. A new parent company was formed to encompass all the divisions—the Acorn Family of Companies. In 2012, the Acorn Family of Companies was renamed Morris Group International® to better promote the diverse industries and product lines it represents. Morris Group International now has 13 divisions and partnerships.

In 2014, Acorn Engineering Company will celebrate its 60th year in business. The founding company of Morris Group International remains a leader in stainless steel plumbing fixtures for institutional, commercial and government markets and continues to innovate to better serve engineers and contractors.