New Technology Showcase to be Held at DATC (Utah), Feb. 8 & 9, 2011

Charlotte, NC (December 8, 2010) – CNC machine tool manufacturer Okuma America Corporation and distributor Hartwig, Inc. will host a New Technology Showcase at the Okuma Technology Institute at Davis Applied Technology College on February 8 & 9, 2011. Seminars will focus on using new technology from Okuma and members of Partners in THINC to drive increased productivity, improved quality and reduced costs.

Machines on display will include: the new MB-5000H horizontal machining center featuring an expandable 110-tool matrix magazine, horizontal lathes, multi-tasking lathes and a vertical machining center. All machines will be cutting parts and will utilize the THINC control to connect to peripheral equipment and software. Members of Partners in THINC will be on hand representing tooling, workholding, gauging, software and other machine tool accessory equipment.

Featured seminars will be presented by Koma Precision and new tooling partner Exsys-Eppinger. Other presenting companies will combine classroom seminars with a hands-on look at Okuma machines.

Additional equipment and technology on display will include Citizen L20, Hexagon Global 7.10.7, Romer Arm and an Okamoto surface grinder.

The event is free for manufacturers and lunch will be provided by SMW Autoblok and Koma Precision. To register, log onto http://events.okuma.com/newtech.

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