Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) July 04, 2013
Okuma America Corporation will host several events this summer including the regularly scheduled lunch and learn series, an open house, and other educational events featuring members of Partners in THINC. These events will showcase the existing CNC machine tool and control technology and give attendees the opportunity to see new technology that will help them become more efficient.
“At Okuma, we’ve made it our mission to do our best to inform manufacturers of the latest technological advancements that will help improve their operations. Giving attendees the opportunity to talk one-on-one with engineers, partners, and product specialists allows them to have a personalized experience that will help them find a solution that best fits their application,” states Jim King, President and COO of Okuma America Corporation.
The most immediate events include:
Houston: July 17, Technology for Today & Beyond ̶ hosted in conjunction with Hartwig Houston, at the Okuma Tech Center
Chicago: July 24, THINC Open-Architecture Lunch & Learn ̶ hosted in conjunction with Morris Midwest, at the Okuma Tech Center
Charlotte: July 24, Velocity/SU-matic Event ̶ hosted in conjunction with Morris South, at the Partners in THINC facility
Technology for Today & Beyond (Houston) will focus on giving attendees the opportunity to meet with industry experts and learn about the latest technology and how it can help increase productivity while maintaining lean operations. Members of Partners in THINC will be on-hand displaying peripheral equipment that can help contribute to the overall efficiency of attendees’ machines. To register for this event, visit http://go.hartwiginc.com/beyond.
THINC Open-Architecture Lunch & Learn (Chicago) will concentrate on educating attendees on the latest control software including the OSP-P300. An overview of how PC controls can help enhance the manufacturing process will also be discussed. For more information or to register for this event, visit http://www.okuma.com/events/LNLCHI1307.
Velocity/SU-matic (Charlotte) partner event will give attendees the opportunity to speak with tooling experts and learn about hobbing tool technology, half index tooling, and tooling kits. These features will be demonstrated on an Okuma LB 3000EX. To register for this event, visit http://www.okuma.com/events/LNLCLT1307.
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 and get the most up-to-date event schedule 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 and machining process optimization, founded in 1898 in Nagoya, Japan. The company is the industry’s only single-source provider, with the machine, control, drive and spindle all manufactured by Okuma. Along with its industry-leading distribution network (largest in the Americas), Okuma delivers an expansive breadth of products, technology strength and innovation, and deep service and support offerings that empower the customer. For more information, visit http://www.okuma.com.
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.