Kitagawa-NorthTech, Inc.

Phone: 847-310-8787
Toll-Free: 800-222-4138
Fax: 847-310-9484

Please visit: Kitagawa-NorthTech, Inc.

Mailing Address:
301 E Commerce Dr.
Schaumburg, IL 60173 US

A Special Message from Kitagawa-NorthTech, Inc.

Kitagawa-NorthTech, Inc.

Redefine Productivity

Kitagawa-NorthTech Inc. offers the highest level of workholding solutions, global engineering collaboration, and superior customer service throughout North and South America. Kitagawa-NorthTech, Inc. brings to market Kitagawa’s vast workholding experience - being the chuck of choice for the majority of major lathe manufacturers. Kitagawa-NorthTech. offers the most comprehensive workholding product offerings including: standard 3 Jaw Chucks, Pull Back, Quick Change, Wheel Chucks, Super Large Bore, High Speed, Counter Balanced, Closed Center, Long Stroke, Four Jaw Self Centering, Finger Chucks, Self Contained Air Chucks, Ultra High Precision, Specialty Chucks and a full product offering of high quality Cylinders. Kitagawa-NorthTech also offers workholding solutions from Tecnomors and Rotomors. Kitagawa-NorthTech engineers design, test, deliver and install Custom Workholdings for your specific application, meeting the strictest workholding requirements. For more information please visit or email us at

Company Profile

The exclusive U.S. representative of Kitagawa products in North and South America, NorthTech Workholding has now joined forces with Kitagawa Iron Works to become; Kitagawa-NorthTech Inc. effective 10-1-06. Combined, the two companies will offer the highest level of workholding solutions, global engineering collaboration, as well as improved customer service and support throughout North and South America. As Kitagawa-NorthTech Inc, the two companies will exchange and share their individual technical expertise, offering customers more advanced application solutions and enhance their offerings to high volume manufacturers. The company will also draw on its advanced global engineering capabilities, using both the resources of Kitagawa Iron Works in Japan and Kitagawa-NorthTech Inc. in the United States.

Product Categories of Kitagawa-NorthTech, Inc.

  • Actuators, Hydraulic & Pneumatic
  • Arbors, Expandable Workholding
  • Centers, Live & Other
  • Chuck Jaws & Collets
  • Chucks, Collet Type (for Workholding)
  • Chucks, Gear
  • Chucks, Index
  • Chucks, Jaw Type
  • Chucks, Power
  • Chucks, Precision
  • Chucks, Self-Contained
  • Chucks, Special
  • Clamps & Fixturing Devices
  • Collets for Workholding
  • Fixturing Systems
  • Indexers & Rotary Tables
  • Mandrels
  • Robot Tooling/Grippers
  • Steady Rests
  • Vises & Vise Jaws
  • Workholding, Custom

Trade Names

  • Kitagawa
  • NorthTech Workholding
  • Rotomors
  • Tecnomors

Deep Links

Kitagawa-NorthTech Steady Rests

Select from a variety of steady rests to help support your long or slender workpiece for improved accuracy and repeatability

Kitagawa-NorthTech Repair and Rebuild Services

We rebuild and repair chucks, cylinders, acutators, Kitagawa rotary tables - Check out our services!

Kitagawa-NorthTech Sales & Distribution

Find the Kitagawa sales office near you.

Kitagawa-NorthTech Repair and Rebuild Services

Kitagawa-NorthTech offers comprehensive repair, rebuild and preventative maintenance services for chucks, cylinders and rotary tables

Kitagawa-NorthTech Chuck Accessories

Kitagawa-NorthTech supplies a full line of chuck accessories! adapter plates, chuck jaws, chuck grease and more!

Kitagawa-NorthTech Productivity Programs

While the Kitagawa brand is globally recognized for its world-class workholding solutions, Kitagawa-NorthTech, Inc. is evolving years of machining and engineering experience into a new realm by launching a business consultancy group quite unlike its workholding heritage.  This entity will engage the leadership of North America’s manufactures who are committed to the growth and profitability of their respective organizations.

Kitagawa-NorthTech Hydraulic Cylinders

Full line of high performance Kitagawa brand hydraulic cylinders!

Kitagawa-NorthTech Vise Selection

Large selection of high performance Kitagawa Vises

Product Announcements Provided By Kitagawa-NorthTech, Inc.

Kitagawa-NorthTech, Inc. adds five new high performance steady rests to fleet of workholding offerings.

Kitagawa-NorthTech advances business with Productivity Programs

August, 2013 - KITAGAWA-NORTHTECH, INC. expands self-contained air chuck technology

New Product Announcement - TP530 Rotary Table

Kitagawa-NorthTech Increases Business Development in Michigan

KITAGAWA-NORTHTECH, INC. brings comprehensive repair service team to customer’s facilities.

KITAGAWA-NORTHTECH, INC. introduces new auto eccentric chuck to their family of products.

KITAGAWA-NORTHTECH, INC. Announces business solution platforms and new advancements showcased at IMTS 2012.

As seen in MMS

Automated Jaw Pallet System for Low- to Moderate-Volume Machining
Kitagawa North-Tech will demonstrate its Automated Jaw Pallet System (AJPS) for robot-tended CNC milling/turning cells.

Worm Gear Improves Tilting Rotary Table's Wear Resistance
Featuring robust construction and powerful clamping for high accuracy, Kitagawa’s TT-series NC tilting rotary tables are designed to handle a range of applications including shaft work requiring large through holes.

Kitagawa-NorthTech Hires National Sales, Marketing Manager
David Hawking brings over 25 years of industrial sales experience in a variety of market sectors.

Self-Contained Air Chuck Designed for Pipe Applications
Kitagawa-Northtech offers the UPR self-contained air chuck designed for oil pipe applications.

Compact Rotary Table Accommodates Large Workpieces
Kitagawa-NorthTech’s TP530 rotary table features a small, compact body with a low weight.

Soft Jaws Increase Productivity
Kitagawa-Northtech’s KSB soft jaw series is designed to increase productivity.

Enabling Small Machines to Produce Big Parts
Well-suited for oilfield work, this compact rotary table has a through-hole diameter of 13.6 inches, which has previously been available only with rotary tables having a much larger face plate.

Compact Rotary Table Features Large Through-Hole
This rotary table was developed to deliver the requisite through-hole diameter in a more compact overall size.

Compact Rotary Table Withstands Heavy Cutting Conditions
Kitagawa-Northtech’s TP530 rotary table features a compact body and small footprint.

Kitagawa-NorthTech Expands Repair Services
A new repair option will save time and money.

Auto Eccentric Chuck Provides a Quick-Change Solution
Kitagawa-NorthTech’s auto eccentric chuck model number HG-847-215 is designed to handle concentric and eccentric turning in a single operation.

Kitagawa Aims to Streamline Customer Support
Workholding product manufacturer Kitagawa-Northtech (Schaumburg, Illinois) has established a strategic business solutions team to accelerate and streamline customer support.

Quick-Change Chucks Offer More than Fast Jaw Changes
For this shop, eliminating the need for reboring is the most important benefit of QJR quick-change chucks from Kitagawa-Northtech.

Quick-Change Chucks Boost Turn-Mill Benefits
At this Chicago-area manufacturer, quick-change chucks from Kitagawa added to the benefits of moving from multiple setups on multiple machines to producing parts in a single setup on Mazak turn-mills.

Kitagawa-NorthTech Participates In Internship Program
A new eight-week-long, pilot internship program aims to introduce young adults (ages 18 to 21) from an Illinois community to manufacturing career opportunities.

Grease Increases Chuck Life, Strengthens Grip Force
Kitagawa-NorthTech has added Chuck Grease Pro to its supplemental chuck offerings.

Steady as She Goes
Machine shops are inventive operations. Learn how one uses a steady rest in a different way on one of its two-turret CNC lathes.

An Innovative Way to Use a Steady Rest
This shop found a way to modify one of its two-turret CNC lathes so that a tricky aerospace component could be properly supported for critical operations.

Two-Jaw Version of Quick-Setup Chuck
Designed to increase productivity and reduce costs, the BBT200 series chuck from Kitagawa-NorthTech is a two-jaw version of the BB200.

Kitagawa Continues Educational Outreach Efforts
While the lack of young people coming into manufacturing industries has been a concern for years, the situation has yet to improve, says Bill Graham, marketing manager for Kitagawa-NorthTech. Mr. Graham believes the industry as a whole needs to better support teachers who are interested in teaching technical skills and dispelling myths about manufacturing.