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

Okuma America Corporation announces Velocity/SU-matic as a new member of Partners in THINC.

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This collaboration will enhance our organization by providing solutions that will allow the end users to operate more efficiently resulting in increased profitability.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (PRWEB) September 11, 2012

Okuma America Corporation, a world leader in CNC machine tools, is pleased to announce that Velocity/SU-matic, a leading provider of tooling technology, has joined Partners in THINC.

Velocity/SU-matic distributes driven and static tooling for Okuma lathes that have M-turret functionality. These tools allow Okuma lathes to perform milling, drilling, turning, boring and gear cutting operations that reduce, and in many circumstances eliminate, the need to move the parts to other machine types for these processes. Velocity/SU-matic also makes special application tooling for these lathes which further reduces the total machining time required to make parts.

“We are very excited to announce the partnership between Velocity/SU-matic and Partners in THINC. This collaboration will enhance our organization by providing solutions that will allow the end users to operate more efficiently resulting in increased profitability” stated Jeff Estes, Director of Partners in THINC.

As a member of Partners in THINC, Velocity/SU-matic is able to further its integration with Okuma America Corporation and other Partners in THINC, to continue the development of new tools and refinement of existing tools to take advantage of Okuma machine tool design and innovation.

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.

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 http://www.okuma.com/partners-in-thinc.

About Velocity/SU-matic:
Velocity/SU-matic is a partnership between Velocity Products, 910 Day Hill Road, Windsor, CT 06095, and SU-matic AG, Brugg, Switzerland. Velocity/SU-matic lathe tooling is stocked in the USA for immediate shipment to the Okuma distribution network in North America. Contact Velocity/SU-matic at 860-687-3530, sales(at)velocityproducts(dot)com, or visit http://www.velocityproducts.com.

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