CNC Machine Tool Builder Okuma America Corporation Announces New Member of Partners in THINC

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Okuma America Corporation announces new member of Partners in THINC

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ABB’s technical expertise makes them a great addition to Partners in THINC as we strive to bring manufacturing solutions to companies across the country.

(October 12, 2012) – Okuma America Corporation, a world leader in CNC machine tools, is pleased to announce that ABB, a leading provider of power and automation technologies, has joined Partners in THINC.

ABB, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, operates in 53 countries and in more than 100 locations globally. ABB manufactures and supplies robots, robot software, peripheral equipment, process equipment, modular manufacturing cells and service tasks such as welding, handling, assembling and finishing just to name a few. Their target industries include automotive, energy, pharmaceutical, and food and beverage applications.

“ABB’s technical expertise makes them a great addition to Partners in THINC as we strive to bring manufacturing solutions to companies across the country.” says Jeff Estes, director of Partners in THINC. As an established organization, ABB is committed to provide manufacturers with improved productivity, product quality and worker safety.

Demonstrations will be available in early 2013 at the Okuma Tech Center in Houston.

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 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

About ABB:
ABB ( is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 145,000 people.

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