Learn How to Get Connected and Leverage the Power of IIoT at Okuma’s Technology Showcase

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Machine tool users are invited to attend annual showcase to learn how to boost spindle utilization and use data to increase efficiency and profitability.

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Okuma Technology Showcase 2016

Okuma America Corporation, a world leader in CNC machine tool manufacturing, presents “Get Connected. Put IIoT to Work For You,” at their annual Technology Showcase. The event takes place Tuesday, December 6 and Wednesday, December 7, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in Charlotte, North Carolina. Machine tool users will learn the benefits of connecting their shop floor and using data to raise efficiencies, expand capabilities and advance business. Participants will also view cutting demonstrations on more than 20 machine tools and see how breakthrough technologies can give them a competitive edge.

Learning Sessions

  •     Blaser Liquid Tool Analyzer: All coolants are not equal in their performance. Learn how to improve tool life, surface finish, and speed up metal removal rates by using the right coolant.
  •      IIoT, Predix: IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) and GE Predix provide real time, unfiltered machine tool information. This session gives insight into GE’s Brilliant Factory and the tools that are available to harness shop floor data to increase efficiencies.
  •     OSP suite and ECO suite, App Store: Okuma’s OSP suite and ECO suite make using and navigating

Okuma’s OSP control easier than ever before. These will be introduced in this session along with the availability and creation of App’s to perform many common tasks.

  •     Smart Tool: Velocity Briney will share how tool holders and tooling can be mated to each other so their individual frequencies blend into one fully assembled and balanced preset solution using BlueSwarf technology. This results in faster metal removal while prolonging tool life and improving surface finish.

Lunch will be provided daily. For detailed information about the 2016 Technology Showcase event and to register visit http://www.okuma.com/events/tech2016. For more information on Okuma America Corporation visit http://www.okuma.com/americas.

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, and spindle all manufactured by Okuma. The company also designs their own CNC controls to integrate seamlessly with each machine tool’s functionality. In 2014 Okuma launched the Okuma App Store, the industry’s only centralized online marketplace for machine tool apps and related content. Along with its extensive distribution network (largest in the Americas), and Partners in THINC, Okuma is committed to helping users gain competitive advantage through the open possibilities of machine tools, today and into the future. For more information, visit http://www.okuma.com/americas or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @OkumaAmerica.


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