Okuma and Morris South to Host Southern Tech Fest

The two-day event previews smart machining featuring CNC technology, tooling and workholding to maximize uptime and throughput.

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Machine tool manufacturer Okuma America Corporation and distributor Morris South will partner to host Southern Tech Fest, Wednesday, June 24 and Thursday, June 25 from 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Morris South’s Tech Center and Okuma’s Partners in THINC facility in Charlotte, North Carolina.

This two-day event will feature smart machining technology and strategies. Attendees will learn how to maximize spindle uptime and throughput and see a variety of machines and cutting demonstrations. New CNC technology, tooling and workholding will be on display and smart machining strategies will be discussed. Guests will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from Okuma,Tsugami, and members of Partners in THINC and other suppliers.

Live Cutting Demonstrations:

  • Automation
  • Quick Change Tooling and Workholding
  • Offline Program Verification
  • Tool Setters

Okuma Machines on Display:

  • MB-5000H – horizontal machining center
  • MA-500HII  - horizontal machining center
  • MB-10000H – horizontal machining center
  • V100R – vertical machining center
  • GENOS M560-V  - vertical machining center
  • GENOS L250 – horizontal lathe (Show Special)
  • 2SP-150H – horizontal lathe

This event includes a daily continental breakfast and BBQ lunch. After hours refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served from 5-7 pm on Wednesday, June 24. The Richard Childress #3 Cheerios NASCAR show car will be on display. A special $500 Morris South voucher (one per company in attendance) applicable towards machine maintenance, repair, or engineering services will be given away.

To register for the event and for more information visit www.morrissouth.com/techfest.