More than 700 people in the machine tool industry learned about the latest technologies and complete manufacturing solutions to boost shop floor productivity.
Okuma America Corporation, a world leader in CNC machine tool manufacturing, hosted several hundred machine tool users from more than 250 companies at their 2018 Winter Showcase, December 5-6 in Charlotte, North Carolina. To view event highlights, please visit https://youtu.be/x4NpaD4GwGg.
Participants viewed cutting demonstrations on 26 machines and custom demos that featured complete manufacturing solutions from Partners in THINC members – all contributing to increased efficiency and productivity. They also toured Okuma headquarters to see the Aerospace Center for Excellence, spindle exchange and board repair.
Winter Showcase Highlights:
- Okuma’s New Additive Technology: The debut of the MU-8000V LASER EX super multitasking machine featuring state-of-the-art laser technology that combines subtractive and additive manufacturing.
- GENOS M460V-5AX: The debut of the new affordable excellence 5-axis VMC.
- Complete Manufacturing Solutions: Partners in THINC custom demos featuring cost reduction for part production, data analysis, collaborative robotics, OSP control functionality, and the power of Okuma’s horizontal machining centers. The demos showed how shops can take advantage of the endless manufacturing possibilities enabled by Okuma machine tool technologies.
For more information on Okuma’s machine tool lineup visit http://www.okuma.com/cnc-machine-tool-lineup.
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, founded in 1898 in Nagoya, Japan. The company is the industry’s only single-source provider, with the CNC machine, drive, motors, encoders, and spindle all manufactured by Okuma. The company also designs their own CNC controls to integrate seamlessly with each machine tool’s functionality. In 2014 Okuma launched the Okuma App Store, the industry’s only centralized online marketplace for machine tool apps and related content. Along with its extensive distribution network (largest in the Americas), and Partners in THINC, Okuma is committed to helping users gain competitive advantage through the open possibilities of machine tools, today and into the future. For more information, visit www.okuma.com/americas or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @OkumaAmerica.