Charlotte, N.C. (PRWEB) October 23, 2013
Okuma America Corporation, a world-leader in CNC machine tools, holds the 2013 Technology Showcase event on December 10-12, 2013 in Charlotte N.C. The event gives attendees the opportunity to witness the latest technology via hands-on demonstrations, and allows them to learn how this new technology can be applied to their specific manufacturing challenges.
The demonstrations are relevant to attendees from a wide variety of industries, with cutting demonstrations using composite material, Inconel, titanium and carbon fiber, on a variety of machines including the LB-3000 EX, MULTUS B750, MB-4000H, PALLETACE (flexible manufacturing system), and the VTR-160A double column turning center.
Members of Partners in THINC will demonstrate how peripheral equipment such as tooling, gaging, workholding, automation, and CNC control software can be integrated with Okuma technology to improve productivity. This three-day event features a wide array of learning opportunities, allowing each attendee to customize the experience. Featured areas include:
In addition to the multitude of machines and cutting demonstrations, and in honor of the 50th anniversary of the OSP control, the revolutionary Okuma THINC®-OSP-P300 control is available for hands-on trials. Featuring applications including the Collision Avoidance System, One-Touch IGF, 3D Virtual Monitor, Caron Engineering’s TMAC and dataZen’s Mira, the user-friendly, self-directed displays make it easy for users to “Try It”. All attendees that complete a Try It demonstration will be entered to in a drawing to win an iPad.
2013 Technology Showcase attendees can participate in facility tours of Okuma Headquarters offered multiple times a day. The tours will give attendees a behind-the-scenes look at how Okuma America responds to and supports customers in North, Central and South America. The tour will include stops in the following areas:
For more information on the demonstrations and technology on display, or to register for this event, visit http://www.okuma.com/events/2013TechShow.
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.