Okamoto Corporation

370 Corporate Woods Pkwy.
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 US

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Mazak Variaxis i-300 five axis vertical machining center

2018 Technology Review and Sourcing Guide: Machining
MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is an accurate, comprehensive, easy-to-read and easy-to-use use guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services. The year’s latest moldmaking product developments within mold engineering/design, build and maintenance/repair are broken down into 10 sections, including machining.

Mazak's Quick Turn-250MSY

SLIDESHOW: Technology Showcase - Machining
Here’s the drill (pun intended): This week’s technology blog throws a spotlight on machining.

tech mold

2013 Leadtime Leader Awards: Winner Tech Mold Inc.
A three-division approach, technology innovation and a grow-your-own skilled workforce allows this mold manufacturer to balance the entire moldmaking process—ensuring continued success and landing it this year’s 2013 Leadtime Leader Award Winner title.

2011 leadtime leader awards

2011 Leadtime Leader Awards: Small Shop Honorable Mention
JM Mold South, Inc.: Constant Reinvention Results in Growth, Success.

Fanuc Robocut 1iD CNC Wire EDM

Extreme Tool and Engineering, Inc.: Embracing Change
This shop—never content to rest on its laurels—combines lean initiatives and the latest in technology to be a one-stop shop for its customers and win the MoldMaking Technology 2008 Leadtime Leader Award: Small Shop.

Tire mold programming

Automation and Moldmaking: Mold Production in Action
Automation is coming into the forefront as moldmakers are on the hunt to automate with software and equipment to streamline processes for optimal productivity—and quality.

Makino A51 horizontal CNC machining center

Canon Virginia, Inc.: From Captivity to the Open Market
This world-renown imaging company proves its worth in the moldmaking market by adding value to the process with turnkey operations.

StackTeck’s 4x32 mold

High Cavitation Molds Promote Economies of Scale
Toolmakers are developing increasingly complex molds for high production of thinwall parts.

Rapid Lapping Machine
Okamoto (Buffalo Grove, IL) will showcase its rapid lapping machine, which offers the following benefits: • Lap and polish 10-25 times faster • Get Ra 24 finish to Ra 1.5 in 30 seconds • Improves tool life up to 300 percent • Hard-to-reach areas are no problem • Virtually no material is removed • Vegetable base media (not aggressive) • Can be used on most all metals

A CNC Charmilles Roboform 35P with 90/4 electrode and pallet configuration, QCRi Robot and ZAC Technology

Tech Tool & Mold, Inc.: Strength and Flexibility
This moldmaker garners the 2007 Leadtime Leader Award: Small Shop by being flexible with its customers, going lean, competing globally and uniting with other moldmakers.

Grinding plates

CNC Grinders Decrease Manpower, Improve Delivery Times
Switching from manual to CNC grinders results in leadtime, programming, accuracy and tolerance benefits for this moldmaker.

Profile Grinder
Okamoto Corporation has announced the introduction of the UPZ-210Li, a new style of profile grinder designed to deliver a new degree of ultra-high precision in grinding carbide and punch die profile jobs.

SPI Class 102 injection mold

IDEAS, INC.: Good Thinking!
This moldmaker’s decision to venture into the rapid tooling market added up to rapid growth—and the winning of the 2006 Leadtime Leader Honorable Mention: Small Shop for the second year in a row.

Product Categories of Okamoto Corporation

Grinding Machines