Kitagawa-NorthTech, Inc.

301 E Commerce Drive

Schaumburg , IL 60173 US


Kitagawa NorthTech Workholding Supplier for North America

Company Profile & Overview

Kitagawa NorthTech serves metalworking machine shops and OEM machine tool customer throughout North America, including the USA, Canada and Mexico. Kitagawa is the most trusted brand of chucks and workholding equipment with machine tool OEMs around the world, known for their superior reliability, performance and longevity. Having invented the power chuck in the late 1960s, since then Kitagawa has pioneered many chucks and workholding innovations and now offer the most comprehensive offering of standard chucks, advanced chucks, custom engineered workholding, turning and prismatic workholding and fixtures available. Kitagawa NorthTech's most recent innovations include a complete new line of turning and grinding steady rests, digital grip force analyzer software™ and kit, Tri-Kote™ Lubricants and grease and the Automated Jaw Pallet System (AJPS) for lights-out, unattended automated workholding cells and environments. The company also offers a complete family of hydraulic cylinders, work grippers and rotary tables.

Kitagawa NorthTech corporate headquarters and manufacturing for the Americas is located in Schaumburg, Illinois. The company offers inhouse design, engineering, manufacturing, quality control, testing and inspection and customer service. In addition, the US corporate facility serves as the main hub for Repair, Rebuild and Preventative Maintenance services for chucks, rotary tables and hydraulics cylinders. The company also holds registered certificates of approval and listings with UL, ISO and ITAR and other accredited standards.

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As Seen In Production Machining

Kitagawa NorthTech Acquires Tecnara's Core Product Lines
The two specific product lines in the purchase included Kitagawa NC rotary tables and exclusive distribution rights to MST yellow angle head products.

Kitagawa Northtech Acquires Exclusive Distribution for Workholding Brand
Nobel chucks are popular in oil and gas country applications because of their forged steel bodies, large bore size, time-tested performance and reliability in these demanding applications, the company says.

Robotic Workhandling

The Many Sides of Workholding
Here's a broad look at different ways to approach workholding, from bar feeders to collet chucks to robotics.

Sealed Pullback Chuck

Proper Workholding Selection
An in-depth look at the overall application is the best way to determine the most suitable workholding for a job. Experienced workholding engineers can play an important role in the selection process.  

Product Categories of Kitagawa-NorthTech, Inc.

Actuators, Hydraulic & Pneumatic
All Other Workpiece Handling, Loading & Feeding Equipment not specified
Angle & Sub Plates
Arbors, Expandable Workholding
Automated Pallet Systems
Centers, Live & Other
Chuck Jaws & Collets
Chucks, Collet Type (for Workholding)
Chucks, Diaphragm
Chucks, Gear
Chucks, Index
Chucks, Jaw Type
Chucks, Power
Chucks, Precision
Chucks, Self-Contained
Chucks, Special
Chucks, Vacuum
Clamps & Fixturing Devices
CNC Attachments
Collets for Workholding
Collets, Solid & Master
Dividing & Indexing Heads
Fixturing Systems
Indexers & Rotary Tables
Lubricants & Greases
Machining Cells & FMS
Machining Flex Lines
Pedestal Type Fixtures & Tombstone Blocks
Robot Tooling/Grippers
Software, Other Manufacturing
Steady Rests
Vises & Vise Jaws
Workholding, Custom

Trade Names

Kitagawa Digital GripForce Analyzer
Kitagawa NorthTech, Inc.
NorthTech Workholding