JTEKT Toyoda Americas To Host VIP Days Event
JTEKT Toyoda Americas Corp. is planning a Toyoda VIP Days event September 15-17, 2020, at its showroom in Arlington Heights, Illinois. The company will unveil its latest CNC machine tools, integrated automation systems, turnkey engineering services and Internet of Things solutions.
Toyoda will showcase its full line of equipment including horizontal and vertical machining centers, grinding machines and turning centers paired with live cutting applications on hard metal alloys such as steel and titanium. Among these demonstrations will be the FH630SXi five-axis HMC with 74-hp swiveling spindle and the large HB1620 horizontal boring mill with its 63" × 78.7" table and 44,000-lb maximum table load.
During the event, JTEKT Toyoda Americas will be introducing several AMS machines as part of Toyoda’s partnership with Ace Micromatic Group. Among these machines is the Gemini XL twin-spindle vertical machining center; the DTC-400XL high-speed compact machining center; the MCV-450XL vertical machining center with integrated rotary pallet changer; and the CMH500XL horizontal machining center with fixed worktable suitable for end work on long parts.
The company offers reassurance to attendees concerned about health and safety: “JTEKT Toyoda Americas has always placed an emphasis on health and safety for our guests and associates. Our facility has remained opened providing service to our customers during uncertain times. We are committed to providing you, our valued customers, with a safe environment that aligns with the rigorous protocols to address the unique challenges presented by the current pandemic.”
Attendees can register for the event at toyoda.com/vipdays.
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