Case Studies

Read how manufacturers have put their Okuma CNC machine tools to work to solve their most challenging manufacturing problems.

Big CNC Machines Bring Big Rewards

Big CNC Machines Bring Big Rewards

In 2011 Alliance Innovative Manufacturing chose the path less taken by making a strategic shift into large-part manufacturing. They went BIG. While the transformation was a big undertaking it’s also brought them big rewards in just three years. Now armed with two Okuma VTM-200YBs and a new MCR-A5CII double column machining center, jobs “sell themselves” because of the unique CNC machine capabilities they have, and also because they’ve proven themselves to be reliable and efficient. more
CNC Machines Fuel High Precision Growth at Lumar

CNC Machines Fuel High Precision Growth at Lumar

Since the purchase of their first Okuma CNC machine in 2005, Lumar has been on a fast track for growth. Lumar’s Okumas make it easy to set up jobs quickly and sustain high precision and repeatability, critical factors in serving their high precision market. In 2012 Lumar’s sales more than doubled, resulting in their best year to-date. Believing in, and investing in the future is paying off for Lumar. more
Dimension Machine Welcomes Horizontal Machining Center to the Family

Dimension Machine Welcomes Horizontal Machining Center to the Family

In business since 1994, Dimension Machine has built a thriving business with customer service and continuous innovation as their mainstays. Their philosophy of “doing more with less” has kept them competitive in a crowded market. A recent expansion houses a new Okuma MB-5000H horizontal machining center with a pallet pool, allowing then to run 10 different jobs at the same time on one spindle, instead of using multiple CNC machines. more
CNC machining vision becomes reality – and transforms an industry

CNC machining vision becomes reality – and transforms an industry

LB Pipe & Coupling Products knew the answer to increasing productivity and reducing labor costs was to create an automated system for manufacturing API couplings. Okuma and distributor Hartwig worked in the trenches with LB Pipe to customize an automated process designed specifically for the API market. more