CNC Machine Tool Manufacturer Okuma America Corporation and York Technical College Continue Partnership

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Okuma America Corporation and York Technical College have partnered for another year to support the Okuma Technology Institute.

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Since 2002 the partnership between Okuma and York Technical College has provided training to more than a thousand people comprised of Okuma America customers, distributors, and employees and students.

Okuma America Corporation, world-leader in CNC machine tool manufacturing, and York Technical College have partnered for another year to support the Okuma Technology Institute. Okuma will continue to provide high quality training in service, repair, operation, programming, application and maintenance of Okuma machines.

Since 2002, the partnership between Okuma and York Technical College has provided training to more than a thousand people comprised of Okuma America customers, distributors, and employees and students. These stakeholders have an opportunity to train in a world-class facility, located just an hour away from Okuma America headquarters, that enables accessible hands-on training on Okuma specific machine tools. The initial 2013 schedule has been published and is open for registration. To register for training, please visit http://www.okuma.com/okuma-technology-institute.

For more information, contact Okuma’s Training Department Head, Evelyn Velasquez at (704) 504-6274 or evelasquez(at)okuma(dot)com.

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 York Technical College:
York Technical College a member of the South Carolina Technical and Comprehensive Education System, is a public, two-year institution of higher education that offers a variety of associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates. The College seeks to contribute to the economic growth and development of York, Lancaster, and Chester counties and of the State by maximizing student success. York Technical College has an open admissions policy for qualified students and annually enrolls 8,000-10,000 credit students. Through excellence in teaching and learning, the College provides program offerings, in a variety of delivery methods, in the areas of engineering technology, industrial technology, information technology, business, health sciences, and public service and transfer to senior colleges and universities. In addition, the College offers a comprehensive selection of corporate and continuing education courses designed to promote occupational advancement, personal interest, and business and industry growth. For more information, visit http://www.yorktech.com.

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