Can a Lower Cost VMC Deliver Quality & Reliability? Okuma Says “Yes!”

May 11, 2015

Okuma Unveils New 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center & New CNC Lathe

May 8, 2015

Ideal for complex, multi-sided machining, the new MU-6300V Vertical Machining Center (VMC) offers a variety of spindle options to accommodate your most challenging 5-axis jobs. Rear of machine pallet loading enables easy connection to a pallet pool or Flexible Manufacturing System (FMS).

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See How Okuma Contributes to This CNC Shop’s Success

May 1, 2015

In this video from the “My Okuma Story” series, the father and son owners of Lumar Machining & Manufacturing Ltd., an Ontario, Canada CNC machine shop, explain how they bought a non-CNC machining company in 2005 and transformed it into a fast-growing business. The new owners installed Okuma CNC

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CNC Shop Execs Discuss Manufacturing’s Future, Hear Top Shops Report

April 24, 2015

Wishing to gain insights into the key issues facing CNC machine shops, Gosiger, Inc. recently sponsored a roundtable discussion among a dozen shop owners and managers in southeast Ohio. The event was held at the Aileron center for business development, north of Gosiger’s Dayton headquarters.

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Dimension Machine Co. Video Tells “My Okuma Story”

April 10, 2015

Dimension Machine 3 Don Barth’s CNC shop, Dimension Machine Company located in Cincinnati, makes thousands of precision parts each year for a wide variety of industries including transportation, OEM special machinery and forestry products. In this video

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Compact Okuma ID Grinding Machine Delivers Higher Speeds & Feed Rates

April 3, 2015

The Okuma GI-10NII high-speed internal grinding machine enables production of a wide variety of parts from jet engine components to bearings. Capable of grinding IDs up to 6”, this model is equipped with extremely rigid, high-speed grinding wheel spindles and Okuma-designed drives and motors for

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Okuma Pallet Pool FMS Designed For Shops With Limited Floor Space

March 27, 2015

If you’ve considered the advantages of a Flexible Manufacturing System (FMS) for your CNC machining operation but don’t think you have the necessary floor space, Okuma has a solution for you. The company’s newest Pallet Pool System connects select Okuma machining centers, including 5-axis

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New Hardinge Vertical Machining Center Slot Cutting Video

March 20, 2015

The fully digital Hardinge Conquest V1000 Vertical Machining Center (VMC) demonstrates the power of its direct drive motor in this brief video. Using a Seco Square 6 cutting tool, it quickly machines slots at 1471 RPM and 37 IPM.

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A Woman’s Place is on Your Manufacturing Floor

March 13, 2015

Women make up 47% of the US workforce, but only 24% work in manufacturing. This amounts to a largely untapped resource for new talent. However misconceptions of both employers and young women may be keeping the number of females in the industry so low.

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Want to Save Time & Money on CNC Machine Repairs? Here’s How.

February 27, 2015

The interesting thing about clichés is that they wouldn’t exist unless they contained an element of truth. So it is with the old saw “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” This is especially true in the world of CNC machine tool maintenance.

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