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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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