Okuma is committed to helping manufacturers go beyond what they believe is currently possible, by introducing them to existing technology that helps them improve their operations.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (PRWEB) October 04, 2012
CNC machine tool manufacturer Okuma America Corporation is hosting a series of open house events, at various locations throughout the fall, to showcase new and existing CNC machine tool and control technology. “Okuma is committed to helping manufacturers go beyond what they believe is currently possible, by introducing them to existing technology that helps them improve their operations. Allowing them to see the equipment in-person and interact with our engineers and our partners enables them to test the waters of possibility,” states Jim King, President and COO, “and eventually make it reality.”
- Chicago – October 24-25, Jobtoberfest – hosted in conjunction with Morris Midwest, at the Okuma Tech Center
- Sao Paulo, Brazil – November 12-13, Grand Opening – hosted by Okuma Latino Americana
- Houston – November 15, Go Beyond Productivity to Profitability – hosted in conjunction with Hartwig Houston, at the Okuma Tech Center
- Charlotte – December 5-7, Open House – hosted in conjunction with Morris South, at Okuma America’s headquarters and Partners in THINC
Jobtoberfest (Chicago) will focus on helping small and large job shops get the most out of their machine tool investments. Attendees are invited to bring their challenging parts and machining problems to the event so Okuma and Morris application engineers, teamed with Partners in THINC members, can help them solve their manufacturing problems. To register, visit http://www.cvent.com/d/3cqxww.
Okuma Latino Americana’s new office and showroom opened in August and a grand opening event will be held November 12 and 13. The new facility features offices, conference rooms, a training area, spare parts storage area and showroom. For more information, contact Cristina Zanarelli at cristinaz(at)okuma(dot)com(dot)br.
Go Beyond Productivity to Profitability (Houston) will concentrate on helping companies identify current technology that will increase their ability to be profitable. Partners in THINC member companies will display peripheral equipment that can improve the productivity of Okuma machine tools, and the new Okuma P300 THINC control will be available for hands-on Try It demonstrations of Advanced One-Touch IGF, Collision Avoidance System and more. A variety of Okuma machines will be performing cutting demonstrations. To register, visit http://www.okuma.com/events/P2P121115.
The Open House, being held at Partners in THINC and the Okuma America Corporation headquarters will feature 10+ machines, including the MCR-BIII double-column machining center, the new MU-10000H 5-axis horizontal machining center and other new machines that were shown at IMTS. A wide variety of equipment, including small and large horizontal lathes, 5-axis machines, multi-function machines and vertical and horizontal machining centers will be tooled up and running. Featured applications and peripherals will include turn-cut, Machining Navi, a flexible manufacturing system and more.
Members of Partners in THINC will be on hand at all events, representing tooling, gauging, software and other machine tool accessory equipment.
All events are free to manufacturers. You can learn more about these events by visiting the Okuma events page at http://www.okuma.com/events.
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 http://www.okuma.com or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @OkumaAmerica.