Okuma America Corporation to Showcase Comprehensive Offering at IMTS 2022

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (July 1, 202) – The leadership team at Okuma America Corporation is excited to announce the company’s participation and offering at the 2022 International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) to be held in Chicago, Illinois, on September 12 – 17, 2022 – Booth #338500.

Within its 17,000 square-foot booth, Okuma will exhibit a comprehensive product and service line-up including 15 CNC (computer numeric control) machines, eight industry-leading automation systems, and a dedicated Service and Technology area to showcase comprehensive services for Okuma customers and smart manufacturing solutions driven by the company’s proprietary OSP Control. New and notable highlights include the debut of three new CNC machines, a next-generation proprietary energy management technology, new digital twin capabilities, a centralized media studio designated to hosting podcasts, media events and presentations.

In addition to experiencing hands-on products, services, and technologies, booth guests will find purposeful themes that reinforce the company’s commitment to opening new possibilities for manufacturers by assisting them with adapting to new ways of doing business. Customers are further supported by Okuma’s best-in-class distribution network and the unparalleled Partners in THINC network of supporting companies and technologies, all of which will be highlighted in the booth and in an anticipated virtual booth. Booth visitors will also gain insights into Okuma initiatives that are making positive impacts on social and environmental issues.

15 CNC Machines with Demos
Okuma will display 15 CNC machines at the show, all of which will be running live demonstrations. Okuma is pleased to announce that three of the 15 machines on display will be new products designed to bring unique manufacturing opportunities to the market:

  • NEW – Okuma VT1000EX Vertical Lathe – Western Hemisphere Debut at IMTS 2022
  • NEW – Okuma MA-8000H Horizontal Machining Center – Western Hemisphere Debut at IMTS 2022
  • NEW – Anticipated Okuma GENOS M560V-5AX Vertical Machining Center– Global Debut at IMTS 2022

Specific Machines in Okuma Booth #338500 at IMTS 2022:

Vertical Lathe

  • VT1000EX: Powerhouse machine designed for difficult-to-cut materials
    • NEW – Western Hemisphere Debut

Machining Centers

  • GENOS M560V-5AX: 5-axis machine tool evolved from Okuma’s flagship GENOS M560-V 3-axis Vertical Machining Center
    • NEW – Global Debut
  • MA-8000H: Heavy-duty machining for large parts, equipped with new sludgeless coolant tank
    • NEW – Western Hemisphere Debut
  • GENOS M560-V: Okuma’s flagship and most popular Vertical Machining Center
  • GENOS M660-V: Evolution of GENOS M560-V with large work envelope
  • MB-5000HII: Newest horizontal machine offering high-speed, high-power machining
  • MB-80V: High-accuracy Bridge Mill
  • MU-4000V: 400mm 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center

Horizontal Lathes

  • GENOS L3000-e MYW: Two machines on display; high-precision lathe with machining, y-axis, and sub-spindle
  • LU3000 EX: 4-axis turning
  • 2SP-2500H: Twin-spindle lathe with high-speed gantry automation

Multitasking Lathes

  • MULTUS B250II: Combined turning and machining capabilities; shown with Automatic Tool Changer
  • MULTUS U3000: Full 5-axis multifunction machining/turning; shown with Automatic Tool Changer


  • GP/GA26W: High-accuracy grinding, particularly on small parts

Eight Machine Tools Paired with Automation Systems

Okuma machine tools are thoughtfully engineered to ensure automation systems can be easily integrated. Currently Okuma offers OEM-developed automation systems as well as the ability to pair with industry-leading automation systems offered by our partners. Eight of our 15 IMTS 2022 machine tools will be featured with automation systems:

  • Okuma STANDROID Floor Robot paired with the GENOS M560-V and GENOS L3000 MYW
  • Okuma ARMROID In-Machine Robot paired with the MULTUS B250II
  • Okuma Automatic Pallet Changer (APC) paired with the MB-80V
  • Okuma Gantry Loader (OGL) paired with the GENOS L3000-e MYW
  • Gosiger Automation Load & Go Robot paired with the GP/GA26W
  • FASTEMS Flexible Pallet Tower (FPT) paired with the MB-5000HII
  • EROWA ERC Robot paired with the MU-4000V

Smart Manufacturing Solutions and Technologies

Each Okuma IMTS show machine tool will be equipped with our proprietary OSP CNC control. The OSP control is an open-architecture control system that provides all machine data and controls on a single user interface. The OSP control combines intelligent technologies and can utilize OEM and third-party Apps to enable a customized user experience. The following OSP technologies will be highlighted at IMTS 2022:

  • NEW - ECO suite plus Next-generation Energy Management & Reporting; a sustainability feature
  • NEW - Digital Twin Capabilities
  • Collision Avoidance System
  • Okuma Monitoring & Control System
  • Connect Plan Machine Monitoring with Data Collection/Analysis
  • OEM & Third-Party App Integration

Services to Support Our Mission: We Passionately Pursue a Customer for Life

In keeping with the company’s long-standing mission to ‘Passionately Pursue a Customer for Life,’ several Okuma services aimed at spotlighting our extreme level of Customer CARE will be highlighted in the booth, including:

  • Electrical & mechanical exchange programs
  • Machine preventive maintenance CARE kits
  • Okuma Machine Tool Academy (OMTA) training programs
  • A Voice-of-the-Customer survey station

Okuma will also support educational initiatives at the show, including exhibiting at the Smartforce Student Summit section of the show and by hosting a seminar entitled “Forget the Cost – It’s Time to Think about ROI” on September 14 at 9am, Room W192-A.

For up-to-date information on Okuma’s IMTS show events and resources, visit www.okuma.com/imts and Okuma’s showroom on imts.com.

About Okuma America Corporation

Okuma America Corporation is the U.S.-based sales and service affiliate of Okuma Corporation, a world leader in CNC (computer numeric control) machine tools, controls and automation systems. The company was founded in 1898 in Nagoya, Japan, and is the industry’s only single-source provider of CNC machines, controls, drives, motors, encoders, spindles and automation systems, all manufactured by Okuma. The company designs its own CNC controls to integrate seamlessly with each machine tool’s functionality. In 2014 Okuma launched the Okuma App Store, the industry’s only centralized online marketplace for machine tool apps and related content. Along with its extensive distribution network (largest in the Americas), and Partners in THINC network of enhanced manufacturing technologies, Okuma is committed to helping users gain competitive advantages through the open possibilities of machine tools today and into the future.

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