Okuma expands warehouse, increases service

Published
August 04, 2015 - 07:00pm

Charlotte, N.C.-based Okuma America Corp.‘s newly-expanded warehouse increases the company's capacity for mechanical repair and exchange service, providing faster spindle and cam box replacement service, according to the company.  

 "The expansion gives us better control of inventory accuracy and expedited shipping of parts," said Mike Vassil, senior manager, service parts. "By streamlining storage and maximizing space in our CNC and Mechanical Exchange departments, we will be able to increase mechanical exchange capabilities to efficiently service more spindle and cam box repairs in our Charlotte office." 

 The expansion increases mechanical exchange capabilities by 30 percent, allowing for extra inventory, staff and run test equipment. An additional expansion of Okuma's mechanical repair and exchange services space is underway and is expected to be completed before 2016. 

Related Glossary Terms

  • computer numerical control ( CNC)

    computer numerical control ( CNC)

    Microprocessor-based controller dedicated to a machine tool that permits the creation or modification of parts. Programmed numerical control activates the machine’s servos and spindle drives and controls the various machining operations. See DNC, direct numerical control; NC, numerical control.

  • computer-aided manufacturing ( CAM)

    computer-aided manufacturing ( CAM)

    Use of computers to control machining and manufacturing processes.

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