Okuma America Corp.

ECO suite plus builds upon the prior technology releases by providing management and control of specific machine operations and peripheral devices during the machining process and in idle mode. Both the Thermo-Friendly Concept and ECO technologies are powered by Okuma’s proprietary OSP control, a Windows-based, open-architecture platform which…
The GENOS M560V-5AX is built with a double-column machine design, affording it maximum structural integrity. The machine offers an impressive working envelope with a 500mm table and wide axis travels (X: 1,050 mm, Y: 560 mm, Z: 460 mm), while still maintaining a compact footprint of 2,515 mm x 3,750 mm. Further optimizing the machine’s design, the…
The Okuma MA-600HIII features an enhanced coolant management system, ball screw cooling for the X, Y and Z axes, an upgraded workspace design to prevent chip accumulation, and improved chip evacuation functionality. This level of innovation maximizes uptime and allows for long periods of continuous machine operation.
Designed as a machine for 5-face machining applications, the MCR-BV is also capable of 5-axis contouring as well as 5-sided heavy milling applications. These heavy-duty applications are made possible through features such as a powerful integral motor and spindle, an expanded work envelope, and a very rigid table which is 30% thicker than previous…
With AOT onboard, a highly-intuitive graphical user interface provides step-by-step instructions that guide operators through the process of selecting material type, tooling, processes, and cutting motions for the desired part design. From there, the system then simulates the cutting process in a 3D graphical view before exporting the NC (numeric…
Visitors can experience Okuma’s showroom at their convenience with a self-guided tour. A helpful navigational guide allows visitors to explore various areas of the showroom which include machines, technologies, service programs, podcasts, partner highlights, machine specials, and an overview of Okuma’s industry-leading distribution network. More…
Okuma’s MCR-S roughs and finishes press dies in one setup and is designed for heavy duty machining of process-intensive press dies. It features full 5-face and 5-axis machining and is excellent for die repair work. The MCR-S accommodates a wide range of stamping die requirements making it an ideal fit for the automotive and aerospace industries.…
Okuma America Corp. announces new standard warranty programs for new machine tool purchases. The new, standard warranty includes coverage for all Okuma core and high tech products, as well as OSP and FANUC controls.
The 5-axis GENOS M460V-5AX VMC from Okuma America Corp. features solidly built double-column construction, a high-speed spindle and intelligent technologies.
The MU-8000V LASER EX from Okuma America Corp. enhances production by combining the latest laser additive technology with subtractive machining capabilities. This multitasking CNC machine implements laser metal deposition (LMD) technology with the ability to cut unique parts of many different sizes and shapes.
Okuma’s MU-8000V-L vertical machining center is suitable for 5-axis multiple-sided machining. This VMC features standard ballscrew cooling and a rigid left-right, mobile trunnion table that supports high precision and high cutting power.
Okuma says its GI-10NII CNC grinder is now equipped with the OSP-P300G open-architecture control and features extremely rigid, high-speed grinding wheel spindles that produce high-performance production in automated environments. Capable of simultaneous 2-axis control, this model is flexible in handling a variety of workpiece shapes in a simple…
Okuma says its MB-4000H is a high-speed, thermally stable horizontal machining center that offers quick acceleration, fast tool changes and high power to maximize moldmaking productivity within a minimal footprint. This machine can be equipped with space-saving, large-capacity, automatic toolchangers and flexible manufacturing systems to increase…
The new GENOS M560-V vertical machining center from Okuma America Corp. combines a new high column design and CAT 40 BIG-PLUS spindle to cut large, complex parts. The large work envelope minimizes restrictions on workpieces, tool lengths and the rotary table.
Okuma’s new V920EX one-saddle, vertical lathe features a powerful turning spindle and a large work envelope, making it ideal for cutting a variety of large, heavy parts. The V920EX boasts a work envelope with a maximum turning diameter of 36.22" and 33.86" of swing over the saddle enabling it to accommodate large, odd–shaped workpieces.
Okuma says its new GENOS L3000-M one-saddle lathe is strong, fast and ideal for cutting a range of exotic materials with ease. The integral spindle motor provides increased machining capacity and rigid guideways handle powerful cutting capabilities.
The LB3000 EX-II is Okuma’s premier 1-saddle lathe. It’s available with milling function and Y-axis capabilities and features an optional extended bed length that is 30 percent longer on the L, M and MY models.
The hallmark of the MA-12500HW from Okuma America Corp. MA-12500HW is its ability to provide a good balance of speed and cutting power for machining difficult-to-machine materials, cast iron and aluminum alloys. This makes it well suited for large part aerospace machining. The W-axis allows for a longer tool stroke to machine complex, difficult to…
Okuma says its new LU3000 EX-M turning center is known for excellence in manufacturing precision parts in high production environments and is designed for reliability, longevity and maximized up-time. The LU3000 EX-M is built as an integrated production system with one goal in mind: to provide the customer with a machine that makes precision parts…
Okuma’s MU-5000V vertical machining center is for 5-axis multiple-sided machining. Standard ballscrew cooling and a rigid left-right, mobile trunnion table support high precision and heavy-duty cutting power in a compact footprint.
Okuma’s new GA26W high speed, compact grinder is now equipped with the intelligent OSP-P300G CNC. Okuma’s open architecture OSP-P control runs on a Windows-based platform and fully integrates the machine, motors, drives and encoders, allowing for enhanced machine performance and true customization to suit particular machining needs.
Okuma‘s VTM-1200YB multitasking CNC turning center is built to handle heavy-duty turning and cutting of large parts. The massive construction, extreme rigidity and powerful cutting capabilities of this machine make it ideal for machining large diameter workpieces, such as those in the aerospace and energy industries, according to the company.
Okuma’s MULTUS U series general-purpose multitask CNC lathes are designed to reduce setup time, improve accuracy and keep noncutting time to a minimum. Built with Okuma’s heavy-duty construction, the MULTUS U series lathes provide a sturdy platform for long-term rigidity and accuracy.
Okuma America, Charlotte, N.C., recently introduced the MU-4000V, a 5-axis vertical machining center said to be ideal for 5-axis multi-sided machining within the aerospace and die/mold industries. The MU-4000V reportedly offers high-speed, process intensive machining combined with turning and 5-axis multitasking machining.
The MILLAC VII Series of vertical machining centers from Okuma America Corp., Charlotte, N.C., represents the pinnacle of large VMCs with high rigidity, heavy cutting ability and high operability, according to a Jan. 29 company news release. The VMC series is said to feature a strong base column construction with optimally placed ribs to counter…
Okuma America Corp. introduces OSP Suite, an open architecture CNC control system that combines Intelligent Technologies with various software applications to improve cycle and lead times while simultaneously achieving optimal machine conditions.
Okuma America Corp. introduces ServoNavi, which improves cycle times and accuracy when machining heavy parts.
Okuma's GPW/GAW grinder series is now equipped with the intelligent OSP-P300G CNC.
Okuma machine tool apps put the power of improving part quality, reducing costs and increasing profitability in your hands.
Okuma America Corp. announced the launch of their interactive "Industry Parts Viewer" that provides users with a unique view of industry-specific assemblies and parts.
ABB's new RobotStudio app in the Okuma App Store incorporates the IRC5 robot controller software increasing profitability by allowing users to schedule robot tasks such as training, programming and optimization offline without causing any downtime in production.
Okuma introduces its new HJ-400 horizontal CNC lathe.
Okuma's new MU-8000V vertical machining center is excellent for 5-axis multi-sided machining.
Okuma's MU-6300V vertical machining center is reportedly excellent for 5-axis multi-sided machining and well suited for the aerospace and die/mold industries.
Okuma's GI-10NII is equipped with extremely rigid, high-speed grinding wheel spindles that produce high-performance production in automated environments.
Okuma introduces its new HJ-250E horizontal CNC lathe.
A large, 19" user-friendly display monitor is now standard on Okuma's MULTUS U3000/U4000 and the MU-6300V multitasking machines.
Okuma's new MILLAC 852V II vertical machining center, represents the pinnacle of large machining centers with high rigidity, heavy cutting ability and high operability.
Okuma has introduced its new LU4000 EX CNC lathe, which utilizes two turrets.
Okuma has introduced its new V760EX vertical lathe, an update to the popular V60R model.
Okuma's MA-12500H horizontal machining center provides a good balance of speed and cutting power for machining of aluminum alloys, cast iron and difficult-to-machine materials.
Okuma America Corp. has introduced its VTM-2000YB multitasking CNC turning center, which provides heavy-duty construction for large parts machining.
Okuma America Corp. announces its new MULTUS U Series general-purpose multitasking CNC lathes, which are designed to reduce setup time, improve accuracy and keep non-cutting time to a minimum.
Okuma America Corp. offers OSP Virus Protection System (OSP-VPS) that embeds a virus scanning application programming interface (VSAPI) from Trend Micro for Okuma OSP-P controls (OSP-P300/P200A/P200/P20) to prevent infection by viruses from networks or USB flash drives.
Okuma America Corp. has released a new app that displays scheduled maintenance and inspection reminders.
Okuma America Corp. introduces the 5-axis Auto-Tuning System, which replaces the manual tuning process typically used to maintain motion accuracy in the CNC machining process.
Okuma America Corp. introduces its Turn-Cut function, which allows for processing work on horizontal machining centers without the need to use secondary machinery for a turning application.
Okuma America Corp. unveils its newest double-column machining center, the MCR-A5CII.
Okuma America Corp. announced the launch of the new All-Okuma wheel cell.
Okuma America Corp. introduced the new LT-3000EX CNC lathe. The LT-3000EX is now the largest in Okuma's LT-EX series of horizontal lathe machines.
Okuma America Corp. has introduced a new line of linear pallet systems to complement their expansive selection of horizontal machining centers.
The Okuma MU-Series brings abundant power to the 5-axis design.
With its left and right spindles and upper and lower turrets, Okuma America Corp. reports that the LT-2000EX-MY horizontal lathe enables complete production on a single machine.
Okuma America Corp. says its new M460-VE vertical machining center marries value with high-performance machining technology.
No one can predict the future of manufacturing, but those who supply tooling, software or equipment are closer to the ins and outs of the manufacturing industry than most. This gives them an almost prescient ability to forecast what’s coming down the pipe, offer recommendations on what manufacturers need to be successful in these turbulent times…
Don Schumacher Motorsports (DSM) is one of the country’s most successful motorsports companies, both on and off the track. Tooling from Sandvik Coromant helped the company achieve some impressive goals.
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While many call hand scraping a lost art, Okuma begs to differ, the company report in a July 2013 video. "While it might be rare to find a craftsman skilled enough to hand scrape effectively, we never lost the art simply because we’ve always understood how critical hand scraping is to maintaining machining accuracy," according to the…
The purposefully affordable GENOS M460V-5AX is a full simultaneous 5-axis machine specifically designed for high-precision manufacturing from the most demanding materials.
As a special guest presenter at Okuma America's recent annual winter showcase, Baltimore native Chris Bathgate illustrated the commonalities between manufacturing and art as he shared a wide range of insights gleaned from his journey as a machinist sculptor.
Adding automation to your operation isn’t always about making extraordinary changes
View video presentations by ModuleWorks and Open Mind Technologies USA to learn more about hybrid manufacturing. The videos are presented here as a video supplement to the hybrid machining article in the October 2020 issue of Cutting Tool Engineering.
Okuma America Corp. demonstrates the 3D manual feed function with the OSP-P300M control in a video posted to the company's YouTube channel on Jan. 10. The video presents a 3D manual operation that reportedly allows the user to follow the tool axis direction with the rotary axes. The function, which allows the user to "jog" and…
The Okuma V920EX lets you explore new levels of cutting, especially on unique part designs.
Take a look at the GENOS M460V-5AX with one of Okuma’s machining center product specialists. This 5-axis vertical machining center is specifically designed to manufacture high-precision parts.
The Okuma V920EX vertical lathe increases productivity by providing stable machining of thin and odd-shaped workpieces
Check out this video report from Okuma to learn more about how the Ohio shop now is speeding up production by bringing in new Okuma machines.
Traditional metal cutting will always have its place. But to compete in today’s market, the ability to perform multiple jobs simultaneously isn’t a luxury — it’s a necessity.
While the MU-S600V’s compact footprint can be misleading, this flexible, 55-inch, 5-axis vertical machining center will have a dramatic impact on your overall productivity.
Take a look inside Okuma's GENOS M460V-5AX with Errol Burrell, machining center product specialist. Now with an increased capacity for 48 tools, this customer favorite just became even more appealing.
Searching for skilled labor and ways to increase overall efficiency and productivity has just gotten much easier with Okuma’s automation solutions.

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Okuma and Morris Group opened a technical center and showroom in Elgin, Illinois.
Okuma America Corp., Charlotte, N.C., recently added two industry experts to its Sales and Product Specialist Teams. With more than 50 years of combined experience in the CNC machine tool industry, Brian Sides and Tom O'Toole will be responsible for supporting regional sales teams and Okuma distribution partners.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (September 6, 2018) – Okuma America Corporation, a builder of CNC machine tools, announces that Summer Cline has joined the company as Vice President of Finance.
Initially, RCR purchased five Okuma machines. Today, it operates 19 Okuma machines, 2 of which are original machines from the initial 2001 installation.
Mike Vassil has been named vice president of operations at Okuma America Corp. in Charlotte, North Carolina.
At the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) 2022, CGTech demonstrated its simulation software Vericut 9.3, which the company says boasts enhancements and new features to the core software to create smarter, more efficient manufacturing processes.
Okuma America Corp., Charlotte, N.C., recently named Ted Winkle as coordinator of the company's Houston Tech Center (HTC). Winkle will oversee management of all HTC activities as well as support sales and Okuma's distribution partner Hartwig.
Okuma America Corp., Charlotte, N.C., a manufacturer of CNC machine tools, welcomed Kitchener, Canada-based Praemo, which is in applied industrial internet of things and artificial intelligence, to Partners in THINC.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Okuma America Corporation, a builder of CNC machine tools, announces the completion of the company’s newest production facility Dream Site 3 (DS3)  located in in Kani, Japan.
The 53,000 sq. ft. center was built specifically for industrial machine tool training and supports flexible machine layouts and configurations.
The leadership team of Okuma America Corp., a Charlotte-based builder of CNC machine tools, controls and automation systems, nameD Gosiger as its 2020 Okuma Distributor of the Year.
Okuma America Corp., a CNC machine tool manufacturer based in Charlotte, N.C., this month added three new members to its applications engineering team: Brad Fitzpatrick, Jeff  Hampton and Lee Johnston, according to a company news release issued Jan. 13.
NEEDHAM, MA U.S.A. (August 13, 2018) – OPEN MIND Technologies AG , a developer of CAD/CAM software solutions worldwide, has announced it has recently partnered with Okuma America Corporation, joining the Partners in THINC collaboration, founded by Okuma.
Goellner and its subsidiaries bring an extensive product portfolio to the network.
The manufacturer of custom cutting tools joins more than 40 companies participating in the Thinc network.