Okuma America Corporation

Address: 11900 Westhall Drive
City: Charlotte
State: NC

Country: United States of America

Zip: 28278

Phone: 704-588-7000

Fax: 704-588-6503

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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.


Okuma provides advanced metal-cutting technology to a wide variety of industries. Okuma products are well suited for markets having demanding CNC machining specifications.

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.


Okuma is the only CNC machine tool manufacturer that offers comprehensive Okuma CARE (Constantly Available Resource Experts) service offerings. Okuma is the one source for all customized service requirements, offering a true lifeline of support to customers.

Partners in THINC

Partners in THINC is a collaboration network of more than 50 CNC machining industry leaders who come together to solve problems and explore new productivity ideas for real-world manufacturers. With the open architecture, PC-based OSP-P Series CNC control as its nucleus, Partners in THINC brings specialized equipment, expertise and a commitment to provide the best possible integrated solutions to the end-user.


Okuma Corporation was established in 1898 by Eiichi Okuma in Nagoya, Japan. Okuma’s first products were noodle machines, evolving to cigarette rolling machines and eventually CNC machine tools in the early 1900’s. Okuma America began U.S. operations in 1984 in Long Island, New York and moved to its present facility in Charlotte, North Carolina in 1987. The Charlotte location is the Okuma sales and service headquarters for the Americas. Throughout its history, Okuma has been known for engineering product innovations for CNC machining that create new breakthroughs in efficiency and reliability.

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

  Summer Cline, Vice President of Finance

  Ira Busman, Vice President of Customer Service

  Tim Thiessen, Vice President of Sales

  Jim Kosmala, Vice President of Engineering and Technology

  Annette Carroll, Director of Marketing

Product Categories

Languages Spoken in Booth

  • Japanese
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Distributors USA

State City Distributor Website Phone
AL Huntsville Morris South, Huntsville www.morrissouth.com 256-461-8111
AZ Tempe Arizona CNC Equipment LLC www.arizonacnc.com 480-615-6353
CA Cypress Gosiger - West, Southern CA www.gosiger.com 714-446-7770
CA San Jose Gosiger - West, Northern CA www.gosiger.com 925-371-2333
CO Aurora Hartwig - Mountain www.hartwiginc.com 303-373-9450
CT Windsor The Robert E. Morris Company www.robertemorris.com 860-687-3300
FL Ocoee Gosiger - Southeast www.gosiger.com 407-656-1411
IL Roselle Morris Midwest - Illinois www.morrismidwest.com 630-351-1901
IN Indianapolis Gosiger - Indiana www.gosiger.com 317-788-1501
KS Wichita Hartwig - Wichita www.hartwiginc.com 316-522-5500
MI Plymouth Gosiger - Michigan www.gosiger.com 734-582-2100
MN Maple Grove Morris Midwest - Minnesota www.morrismidwest.com 763-424-5622
MO Kansas City Hartwig - Kansas City www.hartwiginc.com 816-231-1850
MO Saint Louis Hartwig - St. Louis www.hartwiginc.com 314-426-5300
NC Charlotte Morris South - Charlotte www.morrissouth.com 704-523-6008
OH Dayton Gosiger - Dayton www.gosiger.com 937-228-5174
OH Solon Gosiger - Cleveland www.gosiger.com 440-248-3111
OK Broken Arrow Hartwig - Oklahoma www.hartwiginc.com 918-259-0260
PA Exton Gosiger - Mid/Atlantic www.gosiger.com 610-524-7722
PA Canberry Township Morris Great Lakes www.morrisgreatlakes.com 847-373-8906
TX Houston Hartwig - Houston www.hartwiginc.com 713-749-9600
TX Irving Hartwig - Dallas www.hartwiginc.com 972-790-8200
WA Kent Gosiger - Northwest www.gosiger.com 253-826-3921
WI Waukesha Morris Midwest - Wisconsin www.morrismidwest.com 414-586-0450

Distributors International

Country City Distributor Website Phone
Argentina Buenos Aires Molinari S.A. www.molinari.com.ar 011-54-11-4521-2001
Brazil Sao Paulo Okuma Latin America www.okuma.com/americas 55.11.3049.5600
Canada Calgary AB Thomas Skinner & Son Ltd. 403-720-3201
Canada Edmonton AB Thomas Skinner & Son Ltd. www.thomasskinner.com 780-435-3928
Canada Richmond BC Thomas Skinner & Son Ltd. www.thomasskinner.com 604-276-2131
Canada Mississauga ON EMEC Machine Tool Inc. www.emecmt.com 905-565-3570
Costa Rica San Isidro de Heredia HEMAQ - Oficina CENTROAMÉRICA y EL CARIBE www.hemaq.com 506-4020-3199
Mexico San Nicholás de los Garza HEMAQ - MONTERREY www.hemaq.com 011-52-81-8131-3199
Mexico El Marqués, Qro. HEMAQ - CentroTec QUERÉTARO www.hemaq.com 011-52 (442) 478-3199
Venezuela FELCO www.felco.com.ve 011-58-2-753-8833