Charlotte, NC (March 20, 2012) – CNC machine tool manufacturer Okuma America Corporation and distributor Hartwig, Inc. will host a productivity event at the Okuma Tech Center and Hartwig Houston showroom May 8-9, 2012. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore various ways to add efficiencies to their manufacturing processes through the use of multi-function machining, pipe threading and handling and other manufacturing methods.
Featured seminars will be presented by Okuma product specialists and Hartwig application engineers. Live 2-axis vs. 4-axis demonstrations will provide side-by-side comparisons of the Okuma LB-3000EX and LU-300 horizontal lathes as well as the Okuma VTT-70 and 2SP-V80 vertical lathes. Other presentations will combine classroom seminars with a hands-on look at Okuma machines and peripheral equipment, including the AEC pipe handling system, tooling and workholding.
Additional Okuma machines on display will include an MA-600H horizontal machining center with turncut function. All machines will be cutting parts and members of Partners in THINC will be on hand representing tooling, workholding, gauging, software and other machine tool accessory equipment.
Additional equipment and technology on display will include a Brown & Sharpe Global Advantage gauging system, Romer Arm, and two Tsugami machines.
The event is free for manufacturers and lunch will be provided. To register, log onto http://go.hartwiginc.com/betterway.
About Okuma America Corporation:
Okuma America Corporation is the US based affiliate of Okuma Corporation, a world leader in the development of computer numeric controls (CNC) and machining technology, founded in 1898 in Nagoya, Japan. Known for its technology leadership and world-class manufacturing, product quality and dedication to customer service, Okuma strives to be the machine tool solution provider to manufacturers worldwide. For more information, visit www.okuma.com
About Hartwig, Inc.:
For more than half a century, Hartwig has been focused on helping its customers control their manufacturing destiny and keeping manufacturing in the United States. One of the largest machine tool and metal cutting distributors in North America, Hartwig owns and operates eight office locations covering 14 states in the Mountain and Central U.S. With a dedicated staff and heavy focus on after sale support and engineering, Hartwig continues to be an organization its customers turn to for their success. Hartwig is not just a machine tool distributor, but a company that makes sense doing business with. For more information, visit www.hartwiginc.com.