Kitagawa-NorthTech, Inc.

301 E Commerce Drive

Schaumburg, IL 60173 US


A Message from Kitagawa-NorthTech, Inc.

Kitagawa NorthTech Workholding Supplier for North America

Company Profile & Overview Kitagawa NorthTech serves metalworking machine shops and OEM machine tool customer throughout North America, including the USA, Canada and Mexico.

As Seen In Modern Machine Shop

DKF chuck from Kitagawa NorthTech

Kitagawa NorthTech's DKF Collet Chuck Ideal for Tight Work Environments
The low-profile collet chucks in Kitagawa NorthTech’s DKF series feature a compact nose for when additional tool clearance is needed in tight turning environments.

Kitagawa NorthTech Reorganizes North American Sales Roles
The reorganization has involved the promotion of Shawn Luschei to vice president of sales and marketing, Dale Anderson to inside sales manager, and Ryosuke Yatsunami to business development manager. 

Kitagawa NorthTech chuck

Large Workholding Chucks Available in Various Configurations
Eastec 2019: Kitagawa NorthTech will be displaying its Nobel brand of workholding chucks for vertical turning lathes (VTLs), available up to 3.5 m (11.48 ft.) in size.

Kitagawa NorthTech Now Distributor for Nobel Chucks
Kitagawa NorthTech earlier this year absorbed Itex Workholding operations, which previously held the distribution rights for Kawatatec Nobel Chucks in North America.

NorthTech rest

Steady Rests, Work Rests Support Range of Applications
IMTS 2018: Kitagawa NorthTech will be featuring its complete line of turning steady rests and grinding work rests.

Kitagawa Northtech receives safety award from the NTMA.

Kitagawa Northtech Receives NTMA Safety Award
The award points out that the company’s safety record is among the best in the workholding industry.

Kitagawa NorthTech automotive workholding

Line of Workholding for Automotive Machining
Kitagawa NorthTech has released a line of custom-engineered automotive industry workholding solutions.

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Kitagawa NorthTech Launches Updated Website, New Domain
The move to a “.us” domain is intended to clarify product offerings and solutions for North American customers.

Kitagawa NorthTech KRGU steady rest

Steady Rests for Grinding Camshafts, Crankshafts
Kitagawa NorthTech is releasing the fully-retracting KRGU and GHS grinder steady rests.

Schawn Luschei of Kitagawa NorthTech

Kitagawa NorthTech Hires Senior Manager of Sales
Shawn Luschei has rejoined the company and will support OEMs and channel partners, developing new business.

Kitagawa NorthTech steady rest

Steady Rests Facilitate Automated Part Loading
Kitagawa NorthTech introduces its AS series of grinding steady rests, featuring narrow, retractable arms for easy automated part loading.

Shaun Thomas

Kitagawa-NorthTech Hires Engineer for Custom Workholding Design, Manufacturing
Shaun Thomas has some 13 years of workholding-industry experience.

Custom Turnkey Workholding for Prismatic Machining Applications
PMTS 2017: Kitagawa-NorthTech, a manufacturer of chucks, cylinders, steady rests and workholding accessories, provides custom turnkey workholding services.

Kevin Bennett

Kitagawa-NorthTech Appoints VP, Sales and Marketing
Kevin Bennett has been with the company for over seven years.

Kitagawa NorthTech digital grip force analyzer

Turning Center Grip Force Testing Equipment Eases Analysis
Kitagawa NorthTech offers its Digital Grip Force Analyzer software and kit (PC version) designed to enable users to easily, accurately and quickly analyze and measure grip force performance of their CNC lathes and turning centers via a desktop PC, laptop or tablet.

Ed Johannesen

Kitagawa-NorthTech Hires Senior Manager, Engineering and Quality
Ed Johannesen has worked for over 15 years in the industry.

Kitagawa North-Tech Automated Jaw Pallet System

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.

Kitagawa TT series

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.

Kitagawa-Northtech UPR self-contained air chuck

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

Kitagawa-NorthTech TP 530 rotary table

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

Product Categories of Kitagawa-NorthTech, Inc.

Actuators, Hydraulic & Pneumatic
All Other Workpiece Handling, Loading and Feeding Equipment not specified
Angle & Sub Plates
Arbors, Expandable Workholding
Automated Pallet Systems
Centers, Live & Other
Chuck Jaws & Collets
Chucks, Collet Type (for Workholding)
Chucks, Diaphragm
Chucks, Gear
Chucks, Index
Chucks, Jaw Type
Chucks, Power
Chucks, Precision
Chucks, Self-Contained
Chucks, Special
Chucks, Vacuum
Clamps & Fixturing Devices
CNC Attachments
Collets for Workholding
Collets, Solid and Master
Dividing & Indexing Heads
Fixturing Systems
Indexers & Rotary Tables
Lubricants & Greases
Machining Cells & FMS
Machining Flex Lines
Pedestal Type Fixtures & Tombstone Blocks
Robot Tooling/Grippers
Software, Other Manufacturing
Steady Rests
Vises & Vise Jaws
Workholding, Custom

Trade Names

Kitagawa Digital GripForce Analyzer
Kitagawa NorthTech, Inc.
NorthTech Workholding