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Okuma Press Announcements

Read Okuma’s press releases and stay informed of our latest company announcements. If you have any questions regarding press releases, or would like to interview an Okuma subject matter expert or executive, email Kelly Ball, senior marketing and social media specialist, at kball@okuma.com

DATE: July 1, 2021

The management team of Okuma America Corporation, a world-leading builder of CNC machine tools, controls and automation systems, is pleased to announce the promotion of Mike Vassil to Vice President of Operations.

DATE: June 18, 2021

The management team of Okuma America Corporation, a world-leading builder of CNC machine tools, controls and automation systems, is pleased to announce that PDQ Workholding & Tooling has recently joined the Partners in THINC network.

DATE: June 1, 2021

Leadership teams from Okuma America Corporation, a world-leading builder of CNC machine tools, controls and automation systems, and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (Rowan-Cabarrus) are pleased to announce a corporate training partnership between the two organizations.

DATE: May 27, 2021

Leadership teams from both Okuma America Corporation, a world-leading builder of CNC machine tools, controls and automation systems, and legendary NASCAR Championship-winning race team Richard Childress Racing (RCR), are pleased to announce a 20-year milestone in the formal business relationship between the two organizations.

DATE: May 20, 2021

The management team of Okuma America Corporation, a world-leading builder of CNC machine tools, controls and automation systems, is pleased to announce that Goellner, Inc. has recently joined the Partners in THINC network!

DATE: March 11, 2021

The management team of Okuma America Corporation, a world-leading builder of CNC machine tools, controls and automation systems, is pleased to announce that BIG KAISER Precision Tooling Inc. has recently joined the Partners in THINC network!

DATE: March 1, 2021

The innovative MCR-S double column machining center combines cutting-edge technology and process improvements to reduce cycle time by 25 percent.

DATE: February 1, 2021

Okuma’s Advanced One Touch (AOT) conversational programming software is now standard on select Okuma machines enabling shops to easily create programs without the need for highly-trained programmers, achieve faster setup times, and increase machine productivity.

DATE: January 13, 2021

Free app gives machine shops an entry-level platform to preview real-time machine tool data directly on the machine’s control unit.

DATE: September 16, 2020

Visitors from around the world can interact with Okuma machines and technologies and take advantage of special, virtual showroom savings opportunities.

DATE: July 1, 2020

The management team at Okuma America Corporation is pleased to announce a new line of robotics products to join its extensive line of CNC metal cutting machines and technologies. This new line – the ROID Series (Robotic Intelligent Design) – includes products designed for automating machining tasks within a manufacturing cell environment.

DATE: June 1, 2020

The management team of Okuma America Corporation is pleased to announce an expansion to its robust line of CNC metal cutting machines with the debut of a new bridge-style machining center - the MB-80V. This new product offers extreme machining flexibility due to its uniquely-combined vertical and double-column machining capabilities.

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