Okuma America Corporation

11900 Westhall Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28278 US

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Okuma Product Line

Okuma's broad range of lathes offers a variety of bore sizes, bed lengths and optional features, 427 combinations in all.

Okuma Product Line

Okuma's powerful ACE Center is the foundation for vertical machining centers that meet the most exacting production needs.

Okuma Product Line

Okuma horizontal machining centers are engineered to deliver the exact power and precision required to meet any requirement.

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Suhner and Velocity Products Form Partnership
Suhner has teamed up with Velocity Products to maintain the SU-matic line at a consistent level of quality and functionality.

Okuma Features Automation Applications at Winter Showcase
At Okuma’s Winter Showcase machine tool users will see cutting demonstrations on 22 machines and learn how they can apply automation applications to their manufacturing process to save time and money.

Okuma will display its MU-8000V Laser Ex series of multi-tasking machines at IMTS 2018.

Machining Center Combines 5 Axis Milling with Laser AM
With so much happening in a busy show year between NPE2018, Amerimold 2018 and IMTS 2018, MoldMaking Technology is revisiting some of the technology that was on display. In case you missed it: At IMTS 2018, Okuma America Corp.’s MU-8000V Laser EX multitasking machine combined five-axis machining with a Trumpf laser.

machinist using software at machine

Three Solutions for Improved CNC Networking
Products to consider for better machine productivity in 2019.

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Open Mind Announces Partnership with Okuma
Open Mind Technologies announced it has joined the Partners in THINC collaboration, founded by Okuma America Corporation.

Summer Cline

Okuma Corporation Names Summer Cline as Vice President of Finance
Cline brings several years of successful finance experience to her new role.

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Tradeshow Tuesday: On Display at IMTS 2018
Cruise through this week’s slideshow for a peek at some of what will be on display at the upcoming, biennial manufacturing show.

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.

Okuma Genos M560-VA-HC VMC

Throwback Thursday: Flexible High-Speed Mold Machining
A throwback with helpful tips: Use this planning guide to identify the right double-column machining center to fit your mold machining needs.

Kitamura’s Mycenter-2XD Sparkchanger

Technology Tuesday: A Mix of Machining Products
Cruise through this week’s Technology Tuesday slideshow to see the latest products in machining.

Apprentice learning to polish an injection mold.

2017: Gone but Not Forgotten
I wish to thank everyone I’ve worked with to write features that have appeared each month in MMT. Plus, a look at a series of features about one of my favorite topics: Workforce development.

Students learning about moldmaking at Cavalier Tool in Ontario, Canada

Do You Make a Lasting Impression on Customers... and Youth?
Cavalier Tool and Manufacturing Ltd. (Ontario, Canada) is one mold manufacturing company that likes to leave a lasting impression.

Okuma’s MU-8000V

Five-Axis Vertical Machining Center Has CNC Machining Capacity for Heavy-Duty Cutting
Okuma’s MU-8000V-L five-axis vertical machining center has a low center of gravity in workpiece movement, enabling it to machine difficult materials.

YG-1 TitanoxPower end mills

Technology Showcase: On Display at EMO 2017
EMO is a large, international metalworking tradeshow with thousands of exhibitors. Check out the slideshow to see what will be on display!

Students in Intro to Product Development class at University of California, Berkeley

Supplier-Based Training Programs Fuel Mold Industry Needs
Moldmaking industry supplier companies establish workforce development programs to increase the flow of new talent for themselves and for the industry.

Okuma Summer Showcase Event Highlights
Okuma’s Summer Showcase 2017 displayed laser technology, material cutting, tool connection features and more.

Okuma MU-S600V five-axis VMC

VMCs Can be Connected to Form Smart Production Line
EMO 2017: Okuma will demonstrate its MU-S600V five-axis vertical machining center, which enables five-face machining of workpieces as large as 600 mm in diameter.

Dodging the Skills Gap in CNC Programming
Sometimes the search for fresh, new and skilled employees is like a game of dodgeball.

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Technology Showcase: Case Studies, Part 2
For the many differences between moldmaking companies that I’ve observed, there are just as many similarities, and by that I mean challenges shared. You may find some solutions here.

Okuma to Highlight the Benefits of Lights-Out CNC Machining at NTMA Plant Mangers Roundtable
Subject matter expert Jeff Estes will discuss automation devices and the advantages and challenges of shop floor automization.

Product Categories of Okuma America Corporation

CNC Software
Grinding Machines
Horizontal Machining Centers
Lathes
Machine Controls
Milling Machines
Multi-Tasking Machines
Pallet Changers
Turning Machines
Vertical Machining Centers