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Mark Mohr Joins Lawson as Partner

By Lawson Corp. Press Release
Mark Mohr, Lawson Corp.

Lawson Corp. Inc., ( an acquisition, merger, and business advisement group, is proud to announce that as of January 1st, 2017 Mr. Mark Mohr, has joined the company as a partner.

In addition, Mark has also become partner and president of the manufacturing division, The MFG Group (

Mark Mohr, recently left DMG MORI USA where he served as President / CEO. As president of “The Manufacturing Group” he will be working with newly acquired companies as well as looking for and evaluating opportunities for this M&A organization. The goal of The MFG Group is to work with multiple organizations in manufacturing, and combine those companies to reduce redundancies while building upon the strengths of their core values. The target organizations being acquired are companies whose current owners have developed a financially strong business, yet do not have a succession plan. The companies will be focused primarily in the metal working industry, and will range from manufacturing through and including distribution.

“I am excited to partner with the Lawson’s and to take over the Leadership of The Manufacturing Group in support of the acquisitions, utilizing the strengths I gained over the past 29 years in the Machine Tool Industry. Working with these many different companies, is similar to running the multiple Tech Center operations at DMG MORI in the USA. I am excited to get involved with my partners on these investments.”

Mark Mohr began his career as a Manufacturing / Process Engineer at the Sundstrand Corporation in Illinois in 1984. He started to work for Yamazen Inc. in Cleveland, OH as a territory sales engineer in 1987 until 1989 when he became the Sales Manager of the Cincinnati, OH territory. He moved to Wisconsin in 1990 and worked there until 1994. Mark was then promoted to a General Manager of Yamazen in Indiana. Mark was promoted to a Vice President of Yamazen in 1998 and had responsibilities for Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio.

Mohr moved to Mori Seiki USA in March of 2002 as a Vice President / Sales Manager for the Chicago region. He became the VP / National Sales Manager for Mori Seiki in 2003. Mark then took on the role of the President of Mid-American Sales for Mori Seiki in 2004, the direct sales company for Mori Seiki in the Midwest. Mark was an instrumental leader in building the Customer Support organization for Mori Seiki USA, taking responsibility for the Engineering department and the Service and Parts Division for Mori Seiki USA. Mark Mohr was the first international employee appointed to the Board of Directors for Mori Seiki Ltd. in 2011, when he became the President of Mori Seiki USA.

Mohr served as the President and CEO of Mori Seiki USA, and then DMG MORI USA until 2015, when he was transferred to take over DMG MORI Manufacturing and DTL in Davis California.

Mark Mohr has a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology from the University of Wisconsin – Stout. He earned his Master of Science degree in Management Technology from the University of Wisconsin-Stout concentrating in Industrial Management.

Mark Mohr makes his home with his wife Shawna, in the Chicago Suburb of Crystal Lake, IL.

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