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The Okuma Larry Schwartz Award for Excellence In Engineering

Photographed from Left to Right: Bill Mara – President, Trevor Smethurst – Vice President of Applications & Engineering, Mike Parking – Applications Technician and Tejal Mehta – Vice President of Operations

We are extremely proud and honored to congratulate one of our Applications Engineers, Mike Parking, as the recipient of The Larry Schwartz Award for Excellence in Engineering at the Annual Okuma Distributor Meeting.

The Larry Schwartz Award is named and in honor of one of Okuma America’s part President’s, Larry Schwartz. This award recognizes commitment and significant contributions in the areas of Sales, Customer Service, Engineering, Leadership, [...]

June 4th, 2018|Blog, Okuma News|

Rapid Growth With No End In Sight – Customer Testimonial

“If you buy a cheap end mill, it’s going to break at the worst possible time. It’s pretty easy to do the math. That’s why we bought the Okumas.”  
– Shape WLB

Okuma MB-4000H Horizontal Machining Center

By Shop Metalworking Technology Thirty percent growth year after year. An ever-expanding customer base. High marks from the community you serve. These are a few of the goals shared by all manufacturers, but when there’s not enough capacity to keep up with demand, action must be taken lest those customers turn elsewhere.

This was the situation [...]

April 27th, 2018|Blog, Okuma News|

MONTREAL JOINT OPEN HOUSE – NOVEMBER 22 – 23, 2017


MONTREAL OPEN HOUSE SHOWROOM PRE-SHOW

We would like to thank everyone who attended the Montreal Open House at EMEC’s Montreal Technical Center location. Attendees were given the opportunity to see first hand each machine’s capabilities through live demonstrations and videos conducted by our Applications and Service technicians and the additional support of our machine builder teams. Attendees were given a chance to meet various EMEC vendors to discuss expectations and requirements and to learn more about the products and services being offered.

The two-day open house was a great success in large part due to the additional [...]

12TH ANNUAL JOINT OPEN HOUSE – APRIL 25 – 26, 2017


12TH ANNUAL JOINT OPEN HOUSE SHOWROOM PRE-SHOW

We would like to thank everyone who attended the 12th Annual Open House at EMEC’s Mississauga location. Attendees were given the opportunity to see first hand each machine’s capabilities through live demonstrations and videos conducted by our Applications and Service technicians and the additional support of our machine builder teams. Attendees were given a chance to meet various EMEC vendors to discuss expectations and requirements and to learn more about the products and services being offered.

This year EMEC featured Okuma’s latest Cylindrical Grinder model GA26W with the [...]