Hartwig & Okuma to Host Manufacturing Technology Show in Wichita, August 1-2, 2012

Charlotte, NC (July 16, 2012) – CNC machine tool manufacturer Okuma America Corporation and distributor Hartwig, Inc. will host a manufacturing technology show August 1-2, 2012 at the Hartwig showroom in Wichita, Kansas. The event will focus on educating attendees on the utilization of existing technology and equipment to increase productivity and improve quality.

Featured seminars will be presented by Okuma product specialists, Partners in THINC members Sandvik Coromant and Mastercam and Tsugami. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn:

  • Why your next vertical machining center should be a horizontal machining center
  • The Power of THINC – The application of Okuma’s Intelligent Technologies
  • Successful CNC drilling and tapping (presented by Sandvik)
  • Swiss Made Simple (presented by Tsugami)

Other presentations will combine classroom seminars with a hands-on look at Okuma machines and peripheral equipment.
Okuma machines on display will include an MB-4000H horizontal machining center cutting an aluminum aerospace part and performing pocket milling on 4140 steel. There will also be an LB-3000EX-MYW doing helical threading. All machines will be cutting parts and members of Partners in THINC will be on hand representing tooling, gauging, software and other machine tool accessory equipment.

Additional equipment and technology on display will include a Brown & Sharpe CMM, Romer Arm, Leica Laser Tracker and Tsugami Swiss-turn machine.

The event is free for manufacturers, lunch will be provided and attendees have an opportunity to win various door prizes. To register, log onto http://go.hartwiginc.com/wichitatechdays.

About Okuma America Corporation:
Okuma America Corporation is the U.S.-based sales and service affiliate of Okuma Corporation, a world leader in CNC (computer numeric control) machine tools and machining process optimization, founded in 1898 in Nagoya, Japan. The company is the industry’s only single-source provider, with the machine, control, drive and spindle all manufactured by Okuma. Along with its industry-leading distribution network (largest in the Americas), Okuma delivers an expansive breadth of products, technology strength and innovation, and deep service and support offerings that empower the customer. 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.

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