Recent Releases

Okuma Opens Aerospace Center of Excellence

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (November 24, 2014) – Okuma announces that they have opened an Aerospace Center of Excellence at their facility in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Aerospace Center of Excellence is open to aerospace manufacturers for use as a testing and proving ground for advanced CNC machining technology to enhance productivity while solving the unique challenges faced by the industry. The nearly 10,000 square foot space currently houses nine CNC machines designed for the aerospace market, totaling more than $6.5 million in value. The space also includes a fully-operational metrology room including CMM equipment and other quality measurement devices, and a conference room. Additionally, visitors have access to the Partners in THINC facility, which currently houses an additional 16 machines, valued at $4.5 million and ranging from entry-level CNC lathes to machining centers and grinders.

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Hardinge Inc. Hires Brooke Sykes as Director, Sales & Service – Turning/Milling Machine Group

ELMIRA,NY,November21,2014–HardingeInc.announcedtodaythatMr.Brooke Sykes, Jr. will join Hardinge as the new Sales & Service Director for the NorthAmerican Turning & Milling Group. Mr. Sykes will report to James P. Langa,President, Turning/MillingGroup.

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Hardinge Inc. Acquires Voumard

ELMIRA, N.Y., November 14, 2014- Hardinge Inc., a leading international provider of advanced metal-cutting solutions and accessories, has acquired the assets of the Voumard Internal Diameter (ID) Grinding Business from Peter Wolters GmbH in Rendsburg, Germany.

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Okuma America recognizes Christopher Robson of Morris Midwest

Windsor, Conn. (November 7, 2014) Morris Midwest, a division of Morris Group, Inc., announced today that Christopher Robson, Application Engineer, was named the recipient of the prestigious Larry Schwartz Award by Okuma America Corporation of Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Okuma’s Pallet Pool System Provides Flexibility, Reliability and Enhanced Machining Center Productivity

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (October 30, 2014) – Okuma’s pallet pools are flexible manufacturing systems that connect to a select group of Okuma machining centers and 5-axis machines to enable automatic part handling and pallet changes. They are retrofittable and offer flexibility in 4 to 12 pallet options that can be arranged in a linear (in line with Z axis) or transverse (in line with X axis) style depending on production needs. The compact construction and single level storage system allow for automated machining in small spaces.

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Tsguami/Rem Sales To Host First East Coast PMPA Mini Technical Conference

Windsor, CT - Tsugami/Rem Sales, the exclusive North American importer of Precision Tsugami machine tools, announced today that it will host the Precision Machined Products Association’s (PMPA) first East Coast Mini-Tech Conference at its Windsor, CT facility on November 12, 2014. 

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Hexagon Metrology’s ROMER Arm to be Featured on “Corvette Nation” TV Series

NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI – October 29, 2014 – Hexagon Metrology, Inc. announces today its customer CRCoachworks (CRC, Lakewood, WA) will be featured using a ROMER arm this season on the TV show “Corvette Nation.” Airing on Discovery’s Velocity channel, this weekly series is dedicated to America’s sports car—the Corvette. CRC is a composite manufacturing shop specializing in Retro-vettes. Each car is handcrafted by the company and takes over 700 man hours to complete.

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Hardinge Group Announces Bridgeport CONQUEST H51 New Product Release

Hardinge is pleased to announce the release of Bridgeport CONQUEST H51. This turning center represents the latest in technology, precision and most importantly capability. It features the Hardinge quick change Collet-Ready Spindle and outstanding performance specifications such as part roundness, continuous machining accuracy with deviation on the diameter, and part finish.

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Hardinge Group Announces Bridgeport CONQUEST V1000 New Product Release

Hardinge Group is pleased to announce the release of the Bridgeport CONQUEST V1000 Vertical Machining Center. This new generation machine is a fully digital, high- quality machine tool, designed to achieve maximum capacity and performance in the job shop, OEM, aerospace, automotive and power generation industries and many other manufacturing sectors.  

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Okuma America to Host “Make the Leap” Technology Showcase

Event will feature side-by-side demonstrations of Okuma CNC machine technology upgrades that enable users to gain competitive advantage and enhance productivity and profitability.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (October 20, 2014) – Okuma America Corporation, a world-leader in CNC machine tool manufacturing, will host its 2014 Technology Showcase event on December 9-10, 2014 in Charlotte N.C. The theme of this year’s event is “Make the Leap” and will include demonstrations of simple technology upgrades that enable users to quickly jump ahead of their competition and enhance the productivity of their CNC machines and operators, thus improving overall profitability. For each technology shown, there will be a side-by-side demonstration of basic vs. advanced machine functionalities and the benefits that can be gained by leaping into higher technology.

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New MILLAC 852V II Vertical Machining Center Provides High Rigidity and Heavy Cutting Ability

Charlotte, N.C. (October1, 2014) – Okuma’s new MILLAC 852V II vertical machining center, represents the pinnacle of large machining centers with high rigidity, heavy cutting ability and high operability. The strong base column construction has optimally-placed ribs to counter chatter and twisting during heavy-duty cutting. Traditional box ways are used for all axes to provide high accuracy and rigidity over the long term. 

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Okuma America Launches New App Store, MyOkuma.com, at IMTS 2014

Charlotte, North Carolina- August 04, 2014 Okuma America announces the launch of its new App Store, now open at MyOkuma.com. This online store provides applications for CNC control functionalities that increase productivity and streamline machine tool processes.

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Rem Sales to Introduce Several New Machine Tools at IMTS 2014

Windsor, CT- July 7, 2014 -  Rem Sales, the exclusive North American importer of Precision Tsugami machine tools, announced today the details of its IMTS 2014 technology display, which features four new machines that have never been displayed at an IMTS.

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MP Systems to Showcase New Coolant Systems at IMTS 2014

East Granby, CT – June 30, 2014 - MP Systems, Inc. announced today that it will display two new high pressure coolant systems at the International Machine Tool Show (IMTS) at McCormick Place in Chicago, September 8-13.

 

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Rem Sales to Reveal New Swiss Laser Machine at IMTS 2014

Rem Sales, the exclusive North American importer of Precision Tsugami machine tools, will demonstrate its new Swiss Laser machine at IMTS 2014. The Tsugami S206-II with IMG 400LS Laser Cutting System combines 6-axis Swiss machining with laser cutting on one machine, allowing manufacturers to perform both operations with a single setup.

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Okuma America recognizes Reid Gibson of The Robert E. Morris Company

Windsor, Conn. (March 25, 2014) The Robert E. Morris Company, a division of Morris Group, Inc., is proud to announce that Reid Gibson, Vice President of Operations, was recently named recipient of The Larry Schwartz Award by Okuma America Corporation of Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Okuma Announces New MULTUS U Series Multitasking CNC Lathes

Charlotte, North Carolina (March 6, 2014) Okuma announces its new MULTUS U Series general purpose multitasking CNC lathes, which are designed to reduce setup time, improve accuracy and keep non-cutting time to a minimum. The series includes two machine sizes: the MULTUS U3000 and the MULTUS U4000.

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Hardinge Inc. supports Chicago area with New Facility for its Grinding Brands

Elmira, NY (February 3, 2014) Hardinge Inc., a leading international provider of advanced metal cutting solutions, is pleased to announce the addition of the Hardinge Grinding Group Technical Center of excellence in Elgin, IL.  “The Chicago area location can be easily accessed by many of our customers and potential customers in the Midwest,” said Rick Simons, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer.   “All of the Hardinge Grinding Group brands are now together at one location; Kellenberger, Jones & Shipman, Hauser, Tschudin, and USACH.” 

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Morris Midwest to hold Open House and Technology Show March 18-19

Windsor, CT (January 24, 2014) Morris Midwest, a division of Morris Group, Inc., will hold Morris Madness, its third annual open house and technology show, on March 18-19 in Roselle, Illinois.  Demos and displays from Okuma, Tsugami, Hardinge Group, and numerous tooling and accessories suppliers are planned.  

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