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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

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THINC<sup>®</sup>-OSP-P300 CNC Control Delivers Process Efficiencies and Enables User Innovation

THINC®-OSP-P300 CNC Control Delivers Process Efficiencies and Enables User Innovation

Okuma’s history of introducing innovations in CNC control technology spans more than 50 years – and the THINC®-OSP-P300 is the latest breakthrough. The OSP-P300 brings a dramatic paradigm shift to the marketplace, with a process-based user interface rather than the traditional mode-based operational layout. This results in streamlined control operation and greater productivity. User innovation is supported by the control’s open architecture platform. more

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We Should Tell the Kids

We Should Tell the Kids

Ever have someone ask you what you do? I believe our spouses and kids often struggle with explaining our job. “He makes parts” or “he runs a big CNC machine with a control and it makes parts.” As you know, it’s more than just that. This makes me think about “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day,” which takes place on April 24 this year. Now is a good time to think about how we can pass along the story of how interesting and rewarding it can be to work in manufacturing, particularly the CNC machine tool world. Here are a few ideas for how we can help young folks get interested in this career path.

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Partners in THINC eNews | April 17, 2014