Kitamura Machinery of USA, Inc.

78 East Century Drive

Wheeling , IL 60090 US

Company Profile

Family owned and operated, Kitamura Machinery has been developing state-of-the-art machine tools since 1933.  Machining center manufacture became our mainstay in 1971 as we saw growth in this segment for future generations.  Today, as a result of our original technologies and a reputation for high reliability, Kitamura has a full line of "Mycenter"-Vertical, Horizontal and 5-Axis Machining Centers sold to a customer base throughout 52 countries Worldwide.  80+ years of Inception, Invention and Innovation.

As Seen In Modern Machine Shop

Kitamura's Five-Axis Machining Center Promotes Accuracy
Kitamura’s Mytrunnion-5G five-axis vertical machining center is designed for maximum accuracy in and capability for complex five-axis machining.

An overhead view depicts a robotic automation system that services four five-axis machine tools at Advanced Precision Engineering (APE), a CNC machining business in Ipswich, Mass.

When Machining Lights Out Leaves Nothing Out
A Top Shops honors program winner strives to ensure every part crosses paths with a robot, cobot or pallet changer.

Kitamura Announces New VP of Sales, Distributor
Kitamura has announced that Dave Lucius is joining its leadership team as vice president of sales for the Americas, and that Tipton Technologies is its new exclusive representative in northern Ohio. 

machines at Valtech

Lean Manufacturing Means Taking Nothing for Granted
As foreign competition undercut Valtech Corp.'s business throughout the aughts, the company had a choice to make: Switch production to CNC machining for one of its products, or abandon the product line. Starting from scratch with older machine tools has helped the company scrutinize each step of its processes.

3D-printed fixtures for CNC machined parts are arrayed in front of a part-marking machine at Advanced Precision Engineering (APE).

3D Printing’s Value-Add Keeps Adding Up
Additive manufacturing impacts every stage of production at this flexible yet highly automated CNC machining business. 

Kitamura's Mycenter-HX300iG 400 Combines Large Work Area in Small Footprint
Kitamura Machinery’s Mycenter-HX300iG/400 expands the company’s small-footprint HMC offering, providing heavy-duty cutting, accuracy and reliability.

November 2019 Product Spotlight: 5-Axis Machining
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on five-axis machining technologies. 

Kitamura's MedCenter5AX Five-Axis VMC Machines Complex Medical Parts
Kitamura Machinery’s compact MedCenter5AX vertical machining center is designed for high-precision, accurate and fast machining of complex, multi-sided parts in one setup.

Kitamura Machinery will display its Supercell-300G at IMTS 2018

Five-Axis Horizontal Machining Cell Carries 174 Tools
Kitamura Machinery’s five-axis Supercell-300G horizontal manufacturing cell features a 20-station automatic pallet changer (APC) with work ID system and a 174-tool, matrix-style toolchanger.

Kitamura TruePath software

Kitamura, CAMplete Solutions Announce Software Partnership
The partnership revolves around the latter’s TruePath postprocessing, verification and optimization software for five-axis machines.

clamped parts

People are Part of the Process for Machining Inconel
A Tacoma shop describes its winning strategy for efficient machining of Inconel. That strategy includes careful choices of cutting tools and cutting parameters. It also includes a healthy breakfast.

Doosan DNM 200/5AX VMC

March 2015 Product Spotlight Slideshow: Machining Centers
Click through this slideshow for HMCs, VMCs, multitasking centers and more.

Kitamura Machinery Mycenter-3XD VMC

VMC Offers Large Work Envelope within Compact Design
Kitamura Machinery’s high-capacity Mycenter-3XD vertical machining center is designed to save space while offering a larger work envelope.

Kitamura Mycenter -HX500G HMC

HMC Offers Flexibility in Cutting Capabilities
Kitamura Machinery’s Mycenter-HX500G horizontal machining center, part of the company’s G series of machining centers, is designed for medium to large parts that require flexibility in cutting capabilities.

West Valley Precision’s 40-pallet automated system

Reducing Setups With Automated Pallet Systems
Wouldn’t it be great to set up a pallet once and then be done with it? Automated pallet systems help companies recover time lost to repeat setups for recurring part orders.

Kitamura Machinery Mycenter-HX500G HMC

HMC Offers Two Spindle Configurations
Kitamura Machinery’s Mycenter-HX500G horizontal machining center provides flexible cutting capabilities for medium to large-sized parts.

Kitamura’s Mycenter-4XD high-capacity vertical machining center

VMC Provides Flexibility for Job Shop Environments
Kitamura’s Mycenter-4XD high-capacity vertical machining center is designed for flexible job shop operations.

Kitamura Mycenter-HX250G HMC

Compact HMC Offers Accuracy for Small Parts
Kitamura Machinery’s Mycenter-HX250G horizontal machining center (HMC) is designed for medium- and long-run small parts that require high accuracy and productivity.

Paul Gombar machinist

The Big Step Up
A small shop added two new machines, each of which is more advanced than any of the previous machine tools the company has used. One of the co-owners committed to the work of bringing both of these machines fully into service. Here is the shop’s experience so far.

 Kitamura Mycenter HX800iL HMC

HMC Designed for Tough Cuts in Large Parts
Kitamura’s Mycenter-HX800iL HMC is designed for heavy-duty, large-part precision machining.

 Kitamura Mycenter 3XG VMC

VMC Provides High Accuracy
Kitamura’s Mycenter-3XG VMC offers positioning accuracy measuring ±0.000079" and repeatability of ±0.000039". All mounted surfaces requiring assembly are hand scraped to provide full surface contact and proper alignment for long-term reliability, peak performance and accuracy, the company says.The machining center’s thick walls and ribbed box-type, Meehanite-cast construction, coupled with solid box guide ways on the X, Y and Z axes, are designed to ensure quality and rigidity.

Product Categories of Kitamura Machinery of USA, Inc.

Automated Pallet Systems
Automated System & Cells for Assembly & Test
Automated System & Cells for Material Forming & Fabricating
Automated System & Cells for Material Joining
Automated System & Cells for Material Removal
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Units
Drilling & Tapping Machines, CNC
Drilling & Tapping Units, Fixtured
Drilling Machines, Deep Hole (Gundrilling)
Horizontal Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Horizontal Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis
Jig Boring Machines
Machining Cells & FMS
Machining Flex Lines
Milling Machines, Bed-Type
Milling Machines, Graphite
Milling Machines, Planer, Gantry & Bridge Type
Milling Machines, Universal
Multi-Machine Tool-Storage Systems
Nano & Micro Machining Equipment
Universal Machining Centers
Vertical Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Vertical Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis

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