Okuma creates Technology Group

  • January 24, 2011
  • Okuma America Corporation
  • News
January 24, 2011 - Okuma America created a Technology Group to allow an increased emphasis on the THINC-OSP control, the formation of Technology Partnerships and the utilization of the Partners in THINC and Okuma Tech Center facilities, to the ultimate end of providing solutions to solve the real problems faced by manufacturers.Brian Sides moves into the role of Director of Technology, applying his comprehensive engineering background and experience as a leader of the THINC control development team to place a magnified focus on supporting THINC and Partners in THINC initiatives. Jeff Estes, Director of Partners in THINC, will apply his 20+ years of manufacturing experience to identify technology development needs, establish strategic Technology Partnerships and further develop Partners in THINC and Technology Centers in Houston, Texas and Chicago, Illinois.Jim Endsley has been promoted to Supervisor of Product Specialists, managing the existing staff of product specialists and increasing the focus on product-related education and technology information.“These moves ensure continued focus on, and development of, our one-of-a-kind CNC control. Together, these gentlemen bring decades of manufacturing experience to Okuma and I am confident that our customers will reap the benefits of the new technology, partnerships and manufacturing solutions this team will develop,” stated Jim King, Senior Vice President of Sales.About Okuma America: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. Known for its technology leadership and world-class manufacturing, product quality and dedication to customer service, Okuma strives to be the machine tool solution provider to manufacturers worldwide. Learn More

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