Okuma America Corporation

11900 Westhall Drive

Charlotte, NC 28278 US

A Message from Okuma America Corporation

Company Profile

Okuma America Corporation is the US based affiliate of Okuma Corporation, a world leader in the development of computer numeric controls (CNC) and machining technology, founded in 1898 in Nagoya, Japan.

Okuma Machining Centers and Lathes

Okuma horizontal machining centers are engineered to deliver the exact power and precision required to meet any requirement.

Okuma Machining Centers and Lathes

Okuma's broad range of lathes offers a variety of bore sizes, bed lengths and optional features, nearly 500 combinations in all - including live tooling and sub-spindles.

As Seen In Production Machining

CNC Turning Center

VTM-1200YB Multitasking Turning Center Handles Large Parts
Okuma America Corp.’s VTM-1200YB multitasking CNC turning center handles heavy-duty turning and cutting of large parts and is ideal for machining large diameter workpieces, such as those in the aerospace and energy industries.

GA26W Grinder

GA26W Grinder Maximizes Efficiency and Production
Okuma’s GA26W high speed, compact grinder is equipped with the intelligent OSP-P300G CNC control that runs on a Windows-based platform and integrates the machine, motors, drives and encoders.

Okuma Unites Sales and Marketing with New Positions
Okuma America appoints Tim Thiessen as V.P. of sales and marketing and Annette Carroll as director of marketing.

Okuma Completes Second ‘Dream Site’
This facility improves the company’s ability to respond to customer needs by shortening lead times and adding value through high-efficiency production.

Video: Watch Flat Turning for Machining Polygons
Machining flats in a single handling is shown on this video from Okuma. The workpiece and cutter are rotated synchronously with a defined rotation frequency ratio, depending on the number of lobes needed to be machined.

MA-600HII HMC Ideal for Heavy Duty Cutting and High Production Machining
The HMC allows for steady milling, boring, drilling and tapping of mass production parts to long, continuous cycles for die/mold applications.

Okuma Welcomes CNC Machining Center Product Specialist to Sales Team
Errol Burrell has more than 30 years of five-axis machine tool experience.

Robotic Cell Cuts Cycle Time, Improves Part Quality
Sew-Eurodrive Inc. worked with Okuma America’s authorized systems dealer to design an automated cell that includes an automatic magazine bar feeder that loads 6-ft. lengths of barstock into the machine. The shop also switched to an Okuma twin spindle, twin turret turning center so all of the machining operations are completed in one setup.

Okuma Names Koma Precision Partner of the Year
Koma Precision ranks highest among Partners in THINC members for customer service and exceptional CNC solutions for manufacturers.

Learning to Optimize Shopfloor Production
Okuma America Corp.’s annual Technology Showcase, held this month in Charlotte, North Carolina, featured the theme “Get Connected. Put IIoT to Work for You.”

Okuma and Chip Ganassi Host High School Students
Okuma and Chip Ganassi Racing gave high school students a behind–the-scenes tour of the race facility while discussing CNC machining technologies and careers.

Genos M560-V Features Large Work Envelope to Machine a Range of Parts
A highly rigid, thermally stable, double-column construction is designed to give this CNC machine the ability to withstand thermal deformation, resulting in improved machining performance.

System Insights Joins Partners in THINC
“The partnership with Okuma offers a strategic opportunity for System Insights to provide customers increased asset connectivity, an enriched data set with context about the manufacturing process, and analytics for insight, so plants can improve asset efficiency, automate process and improve profit,”


Reducing Production Times with Robotic Automation
A complete overhaul of its processes using lean principles helped this shop improve production by almost 90 percent.

Partners in THINC Welcomes Newest Member
Okuma America Corporation announces that TombStoneCity, a supplier of CNC machine tool workholding solutions, has joined Partners in Thinc.

Okuma Genos M560-VA-HC

VMC for Cutting Large, Complex Parts
Okuma’s Genos M560-VA-HC VMC combines a high column design and CAT 40 Big-Plus spindle to cut large, complex parts.

Okuma Donates CNC Machines to College
Okuma America Corporation recently donated an MC-V4020 CNC vertical machining center and an ES-L8II CNC lathe to the engineering technology programs at Central Piedmont Community College.

Okuma Donates CNC Machines to Community College
Machine tools enable students to gain valuable machining experience and the skill set needed to enter the workforce.

Energy-Efficient Machine Tool Technologies for Any Size Shop
Recognizing that advanced machine tool technology can be used as a highly effective energy-saving tactic, Okuma offers ECO Suite to reduce power consumption.

Okuma’s Multus U Series Multitasking CNC Lathes Improve Accuracy
Built with the company’s heavy-duty construction, the lathes are designed to provide a sturdy platform for long-term rigidity and accuracy.

Product Categories of Okuma America Corporation

Additive Manufacturing Machines for metal parts
Additive Manufacturing Machines—Directed Energy Depostion
Automated Pallet Systems
Automated System & Cells for Material Removal
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Software (Sold Independent of Hardware)
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Units
Drilling & Tapping Machines, CNC
Grinding Machines, Cylindrical OD
Grinding Machines, Internal Cylindrical
Grinding Machines, Universal (ID/OD)
Horizontal Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Horizontal Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis
Hybrid Additive-Manufacturing Machines
Lathes, Cut-Off
Lathes, Manual
Machining Cells & FMS
Maintenance & Repair
Milling Machines, Planer, Gantry & Bridge Type
Milling Machines, Universal
Software, CAD/CAM
Software, Engineering Analysis & Simulation
Software, Machinability Databases
Software, NC Program Optimization
Software, NC Verification
Software, Other Manufacturing
Threading & Cut-Off Machines, Pipe & Bar
Training of All Types, Including Audiovisual/Internet
Turn/Mill Machines, CNC
Turning Centers, Horizontal, CNC
Turning Centers, Inverted Vertical, CNC
Turning Centers, Twin-Spindle/Multi-Turret
Turning Centers, Vertical, CNC
Universal Machining Centers
Vertical Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Vertical Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis