Okuma America Corporation
11900 Westhall Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28278 US
A Message from Okuma America Corporation
As Seen In Modern Machine Shop
Why Machine This Boxy Part on a Lathe?
South Morgan Technologies has long thrived on its ability to mill boxy parts on a turning platform. Today, newer technology and techniques enable saying “yes” to more work than ever before.
VMC Features Larger Work Envelope, Smaller Footprint
Okuma’s Genos M560-V vertical machining center combines a high-column design and CAT 40 Big Plus spindle to cut large, complex parts.
Manufacturing News of Note: January 2017
Okuma showcases IIoT-enabled technologies, a large welding machine is getting developed for lightweighting R&D, and other industry news.
JIMTOF 2016 Report: Exhibitors Show a Strong Embrace of IIoT
The recent Japan International Machine Tool Fair reflects the rapid move toward smart factories in which smart machines are fully networked.
Okuma Hosts 400 at Annual Technology Showcase
The event’s theme focused on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
Vertical Lathe Precisely Machines Large, Heavy Parts
Okuma’s V920EX single-saddle vertical lathe features a powerful turning spindle and a larger work envelope, making it ideal for cutting a variety of large, heavy parts.
JIMTOF: A Strong Embrace of IIoT
The recent Japan International Machine Tool Fair reflects the rapid move toward smart factories in which smart machines are fully networked. Japanese providers of manufacturing technology have clearly embraced the concepts of the Industrial Internet of Things.
Grinder Integrates Machine, Motors, Drives, Encoders with OSP-P Control
Okuma’s GA26W grinder is now equipped with Easy Operation OSP-P300G CNC control.
Horizontal Machining Center Provides Speed, Cutting Power for Large-Part Machining
Okuma’s MA-12500HW horizontal machining center provides a balance of speed and cutting power for difficult-to-machine materials, cast iron and aluminum alloys.
Okuma to Host Technology Showcase Focusing on Data-Driven Manufacturing
The event will include sessions on coolant performance, the Industrial Internet of Things and more.
Okuma Receives ISO Certification for Quality Management
The company says it is the first and only CNC machine tool builder to earn this certification.
System Insights Joins Partners in THINC
The company develops systems for asset connectivity using MTConnect and OPC UA.
Thermal Stability Enables Lathe to Perform Heavy Cutting at High Speeds
Okuma’s LU3000 EX-M four-axis CNC lathe is designed for thermal stability, chatter prevention, heavy-duty cutting at high speeds and maximized uptime.
Cell Automates Multiple Part Change-Overs
An automated work cell on display in Okuma’s Booth S-8500 demonstrates not only robots loading and unloading parts, but also automated production run change-overs.
Okuma Welcomes Velocity/Briney to Partners in THINC
The new membership of Velocity/Briney brings the Velocity Smart Tool to use with Okuma machines.
Optimized Machining out of the Box
Four tooling-related companies partner to supply dynamically stable milling for improved productivity on existing machine tools. Users do not have to measure the dynamics of their machines. Instead, tooling tailored to the machine arrives as a complete assembly, along with software for quickly determining the parameters that tooling can be used to achieve.
Five-Axis Machine Features Large Work Envelope
Okuma’s MU-400V is a five-axis multi-sided machining center suited for the aerospace and die/mold industries, featuring a large work envelope and fully supported B-axis trunnion.
Tombstone City Joins Partners in Thinc
Tombstone City will be featured on Okuma machining centers at IMTS.
Automation Evangelists Cast Wide Net
This recent event was hosted by a network of suppliers in a single location touting a single message: Automation isn’t necessarily time-consuming and expensive, even for smaller shops.
Webinar: Using Additive and Subtractive Manufacturing to Improve Productivity
An upcoming webinar presented by Okuma and RPM Innovations will address AM’s role alongside subtractive manufacturing.