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Okuma America hosts 200 at Okuma 2017 Summer Showcase

Okuma America hosts 200 at Okuma 2017 Summer Showcase

August 14, 2017 – Okuma America Corporation, a company in CNC machine tool manufacturing, hosted more than 200 customers from 100 companies at their 2017 Summer Showcase, July 19-20 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Participants viewed cutting demonstrations on more than 15 machine tools and were educated on  technologies that can give them a competitive edge. Demonstrations featured exotic material cutting on titanium as well as stainless steel and aluminum and were focused on the automotive industry.

Summer Showcase Highlights:

  • Okuma’s Laser Technology:  The LASER EX series features laser technology combining subtractive and additive manufacturing, coating and precision hardening on multitasking machines.
  • Sandvik Coromant Prime Turning: PrimeTurning is a methodology which enables turning in all directions as opposed to conventional turning..
  • Trochoidal Milling: Trochoidal milling and other alternative tool paths allow for higher feeds and speeds, fitting into the framework of machining planning.


About Okuma America Corporation

Okuma America Corporation is the U.S.-based sales and service affiliate of Okuma Corporation, a world leader in CNC (computer numeric control) machine tools, founded in 1898 in Nagoya, Japan. The company is the a single-source provider, with the CNC machine, drive, motors, encoders, and spindle all manufactured by Okuma. The company also designs their own CNC controls to integrate with each machine tool’s functionality.