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About Okuma America Corporation

Okuma America Corporation is the U.S.-based sales and service affiliate of Okuma Corporation, a world leader in CNC machine tools, founded in 1898 in Nagoya, Japan. The company is the industry’s only single-source provider, with the CNC machine, drive, motors, encoders, spindle and CNC control all manufactured by Okuma. Okuma’s innovative and reliable CNC machining technology, paired with comprehensive, localized service protection, allows users to run continuously with confidence and maximize profitability. Along with its industry-leading distribution network (largest in the Americas), and Partners in THINC, Okuma facilitates quality, productivity and efficiency, empowering the customer and enabling competitive advantage in today’s demanding manufacturing environment.

CNC Machines

Long known as a manufacturer of CNC lathes, Okuma’s product line also includes vertical machining centershorizontal machining centersdouble-column machining centers, multitasking CNC machines, 5-axis CNC machinesgrinders, and wheel machines. All Okuma CNC machines deliver high throughput, high accuracy, and reliability to production and job shop CNC machining operations.

OSP-P Series CNC Controls and Software

Okuma was the first CNC machine tool manufacturer to offer a truly open-architecture CNC control. The OSP-P Series CNC control and software products ensure that Okuma CNC machines and programs perform at optimum speed, reliability and accuracy.

Distribution Model

Okuma sells to manufacturers exclusively through distributors. This focus has been in place for several decades, resulting in the creation of the largest independently-owned distribution network in the Americas.

Global Corporate Headquarters: Nagoya, Japan

Headquarters of the Americas: Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

Number of Employees: 200+

Key Executives:

  Tad Yamamoto, Chief Executive Officer

  Jim King, President and Chief Operating Officer

  Ira Busman, Vice President of Customer Service

  Tim Thiessen, Vice President of Sales

  Jim Kosmala, Vice President of Engineering and Technology

  Mike Vassil, Vice President of Operations

  Summer Cline, Vice President of Finance

  Annette Carroll, Director of Marketing

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Wide Range of Applications for Horizontal Machining Center

The MA-8000H joins Okuma America Corp.'s lineup of horizontal machining centers with applications from heavy-duty to high-feed machining. Read more on mmsonline.com