More than 700 people in the machine tool industry learned about the latest technologies and complete manufacturing solutions to boost shop floor productivity.
Okuma America Corporation, a world leader in CNC machine tool manufacturing, hosted several hundred machine tool users from more than 250 companies at their 2018 Winter Showcase, December 5-6 in Charlotte, North Carolina. To view event highlights, please visit https://youtu.be/x4NpaD4GwGg.
Participants viewed cutting demonstrations on 26 machines and custom demos that featured complete manufacturing solutions from Partners in THINC members – all contributing to increased efficiency and productivity. They also toured Okuma headquarters to see the Aerospace Center for Excellence, spindle exchange and board repair.
Winter Showcase Highlights:
Okuma’s New Additive Technology: The debut of the MU-8000V LASER EX super multitasking machine featuring state-of-the-art laser technology that combines subtractive and additive manufacturing.
GENOS M460V-5AX: The debut of the new affordable excellence 5-axis VMC.
Complete Manufacturing Solutions: Partners in THINC custom demos featuring cost reduction for part production, data analysis, collaborative robotics, OSP control functionality, and the power of Okuma’s horizontal machining centers. The demos showed how shops can take advantage of the endless manufacturing possibilities enabled by Okuma machine tool technologies.