3/14/2013 | 1 MINUTE READ

Kitamura Machinery of USA Celebrates 80 Years

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Japanese machine tool manufacturer delivers leading-edge technology with a focus on hands on attention to detail since 1933


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Kitamura Machinery of USA, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of Vertical, Horizontal and 5-Axis Machining Centers is proud to announce that on November 8th of this year, the company will celebrate its 80th Anniversary. Family owned and operated with Headquarters in Takaoka City, Toyama Pref., Japan, Kitamura Machinery sells to a customer base throughout 52 countries worldwide.


“Establishing itself as a manufacturer in 1933, Kitamura began development of our line of Vertical, Horizontal and 5-axis machining centers back in the 1970’s when there were only a few companies worldwide manufacturing machining centers” said Dr. Akihiro Kitamura, President of Kitamura Machinery Co., LTD. “Now in today’s market, you see hundreds of machine tool manufacturers throughout the world making the same. Kitamura values the principals of TGA (True Geometric Accuracy) where we fit and finish each machining center by hand to ensure true squareness, parallelism & perpendicularity. A blend of old world traditions such as craftsmanship in hand scraping and new world advancements result in the superior machine features, heavy duty cutting ability, superior accuracy and long-term reliability that differentiate us from the competition”. 


As a complement to its 80th year in business, Kitamura recently introduced their new Mycenter-G TGA Series. “With an emphasis on performance, ergonomics and style, Kitamura received the 2012 Good Design Award for our G-Series machining centers, representing products with high quality and usability as well as outstanding machine design” confirmed Dr. Kitamura.      


In addition to over 700 patents obtained and pending, Kitamura Machinery has also won industry recognition as a pioneer in energy saving machine tool technology and remains continuously committed to elevating machine tool quality, performance and value.



About Kitamura Machinery: Founded in 1933, Kitamura Machinery is dedicated to building the most technically advanced horizontal, vertical and 5-axis machining centers in the world. Kitamura machining centers are known and respected for their no-compromises precision and extended floor life even under the most demanding conditions. With its U.S. Corporate Headquarters located in Wheeling, Illinois, Kitamura provides its products to a diverse customer base worldwide. For more information please visit www.kitamura-machinery.com.

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