Video-blog series educating manufacturers on how to address the skills gap are now available on Okuma YouTube.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (November 1, 2013) – Okuma America Corporation, a world leader in CNC machine tools, launches a series of videos-blogs (“vlogs”) dedicated to helping machinists bridge the skills gap by demonstrating how technology can help end-users increase their overall productivity while maintaining lean operations. The vlogs introduce Okuma-exclusive technology and the technology of the more than 40 members of Partners in THINC.
Vlog topics include:
- Collision Avoidance: 5 Keys that Make it or Break it
- Automated Gaging – Flexible, Low-Cost Alternative
- 5 Step Pre-Automation Checklist
- CNC Lathe Workshop
- Cut the Cord! Wireless Gages Set You Free
- Hot Job? Quick Change Fixturing Can Save Your Day
- Streamline Your Automated Gaging of Multiple Dimensions
“Our vlogs serve as a valuable resource to many of our end-users. Viewers are able to learn ways to help them increase their output without increasing manpower – at their leisure, all in less than five minutes,” states Jeff Estes, Director of Partners in THINC and host of the Okuma’s vlogs.
To watch Okuma’s series of vlogs, visit the vlog playlist athttp://bit.ly/16SHqAg. If you wish to stay informed and receive updated blogs, e-newsletters, and whitepapers, visit http://www.okuma.com/resources
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, spindle and CNC control all manufactured by Okuma. Okuma’s innovative and reliable technology, paired with comprehensive, localized service protection, allows users to run continuously with confidence – maximizing profitability. Along with its industry-leading distribution network (largest in the Americas), and Partners in THINC, Okuma facilitates quality, productivity and efficiency, empowering the customer and enabling competitive advantage in today’s demanding manufacturing environment. For more information, visit www.okuma.com or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @OkumaAmerica.
About Partners in THINC:
Partners in THINC is a collaboration network of more than 40 industry leaders who come together to solve problems and explore new productivity ideas for real-world manufacturers. With the open architecture, PC-based THINC®-OSP control as its nucleus, Partners in THINC brings specialized equipment, expertise and a commitment to provide the best possible integrated solutions to the end-user. For more information, visit www.okuma.com/partners-in-