Okuma America Corporation

11900 Westhall Drive

Charlotte, NC 28278 US

A Message from Okuma America Corporation

Company Profile

Okuma America Corporation is the US based affiliate of Okuma Corporation, a world leader in the development of computer numeric controls (CNC) and machining technology, founded in 1898 in Nagoya, Japan.

Okuma Machining Centers and Lathes

Okuma horizontal machining centers are engineered to deliver the exact power and precision required to meet any requirement.

Okuma Machining Centers and Lathes

Okuma's broad range of lathes offers a variety of bore sizes, bed lengths and optional features, nearly 500 combinations in all - including live tooling and sub-spindles.

As Seen In Modern Machine Shop

Additive manufacturing products

February 2018 Product Spotlight: Additive Manufacturing
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on various additive manufacturing machines, software and equipment.

Okuma America five-axis Genos M460V-5AX VMC

Five-Axis VMC Increases Accuracy by Reducing Vibration
Okuma America has released the five-axis Genos M460V-5AX vertical machining center with rigid, cast iron, double-column construction and a high-speed spindle.

Okuma MU-8000 Laser EX

Hybrid Machine Combines Laser AM with Subtractive Processes
The hybrid multitasking machine tool combines traditional CNC machining with laser metal deposition capabilities. 

this part is machined from solid, but it used to be a cast part

What Does It Take to Succeed at Machining Hogouts?
Beyond the machining capacity, other important factors relate to the people and the understanding of the process.

LoadAssistant from Halter

An Automation System for a Job Shop Environment
A flexible robotic part-loading and unloading system enables a small Indiana shop to boost production without a large investment.

Okuma LB3000 EX-II

Two-Axis Lathe Features High Thermal Stability
Okuma’s LB3000 EX-II one-saddle lathe is available with milling function and Y-axis capabilities.

five-axis setup drawing

Partners in THINC Winter Showcase to Demonstrate Five-Axis Setup
The demonstration is intended to benefit shops that need to do five-axis work but don’t want to or need to incur the price of a dedicated five-axis machine tool.

cylinder head in a machining center

Taking the Drag out of Automotive Machining Setups
Paired with the right cutting tools, workholding and software, multi-tasking and multi-axis equipment enables this race team to also bill itself  as a full-fledged parts supplier.

five axis machine interior

Applying Automotive Machining Lessons to Aerospace
Although motorsports are a natural focus for a shop owned by a former NASCAR driver, five-axis machining and an emphasis on process planning have opened the door to new aerospace work.

Praemo Joins Partners in THINC
The company’s Razor technology connects to data sources like machine tools and provides information and recommendations for preemptive action reducing machine downtime and process optimization.

Okuma MU-S600V five-axis VMC

VMCs Can be Connected to Form Smart Production Line
EMO 2017: Okuma will demonstrate its MU-S600V five-axis vertical machining center, which enables five-face machining of workpieces as large as 600 mm in diameter.

Okuma

CNC Grinder Provides High-Efficiency, Compact Design
Now equipped with the OSP-P300G open architecture control, Okuma’s GI-10NII CNC grinder features rigid, high-speed wheel spindles for high-performance production in automated environments.

Okuma 2SP-150H

Twin-Spindle Lathe Includes Three-Axis Gantry Loader
Okuma’s 2SP-150H horizontal twin-spindle lathe offers high metal removal rates in a small space and is ideal for small-part CNC machining.

machine tool collage

July 2017 Product Spotlight Slideshow: Turning
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on a variety of lathes and turning equipment.

Okuma MU-6300V

Expanded Range of Multitasking Hybrid Machine Tools
The machining centers combine laser metal deposition with a range of subtractive processes.

Okuma MA-12500HW

HMC for Large Aerospace Parts
Okuma’s MA-12500HW horizontal machining center is designed to provide a balance of speed and cutting power in difficult materials like cast iron and aluminum alloys.

pie jaws

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.

Mazak booth

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.

Product Categories of Okuma America Corporation

Additive Manufacturing Machines for metal parts
Additive Manufacturing Machines—Directed Energy Depostion
Automated Pallet Systems
Automated System & Cells for Material Removal
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Software (Sold Independent of Hardware)
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Units
Drilling & Tapping Machines, CNC
Grinding Machines, Cylindrical OD
Grinding Machines, Internal Cylindrical
Grinding Machines, Universal (ID/OD)
Horizontal Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Horizontal Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis
Hybrid Additive-Manufacturing Machines
Lathes, Cut-Off
Lathes, Manual
Machining Cells & FMS
Maintenance & Repair
Milling Machines, Planer, Gantry & Bridge Type
Milling Machines, Universal
Software, CAD/CAM
Software, Engineering Analysis & Simulation
Software, Machinability Databases
Software, NC Program Optimization
Software, NC Verification
Software, Other Manufacturing
Threading & Cut-Off Machines, Pipe & Bar
Training of All Types, Including Audiovisual/Internet
Turn/Mill Machines, CNC
Turning Centers, Horizontal, CNC
Turning Centers, Inverted Vertical, CNC
Turning Centers, Twin-Spindle/Multi-Turret
Turning Centers, Vertical, CNC
Universal Machining Centers
Vertical Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Vertical Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis