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For more than 40 years automotive manufacturers have used Okumas to produce a wide variety of parts from die molds to drive trains, pistons, camshafts, turbo chargers and aluminum wheels. At many OEMs and large Tier 1 suppliers, and even specialized shops, it’s common to see rows of Okumas lined up on the floor.


February 23rd, 2017|Blog, Okuma News|

Salon Industriel de Québec Show! – October 4 – October 6, 2016

EMEC Machine Tools, Tejal Mehta & Okuma, Brad Klippstein & Richard Estes

Tejal Mehta, VP of Operations of EMEC Machine Tools Inc, shown with Brad Klippstien & Richard Estes of Okuma America Corporation at the Salon Industriel de Québec Show
event held at the Centre de Foire in Québec City.

Since 1984, the Salon Industriel de Québec (SIQ) show has been held in even-numbered years in the Provincial Capital at the Centre de Foires de Québec, for distributors, suppliers and service companies with the necessary expertise for development and growth of Québec businesses.

This was EMEC’s first year [...]

October 11th, 2016|Blog, Events, Okuma News|

Making Your Mark – Customer Testimonial

“Five axis reduces part handling and the time needed to build fixtures, we’ve actually gone from two weeks to just two hours on some jobs”
– Leemark Enterprises

Okuma MU-8000V Vertical Machining Center

By Show Metalworking Technology Along the way, McCaughrin decided he needed different technology if he were to remain competitive in mouldmaking. In 2004, he called Okuma distributor EMEC Machine Tools Inc., and purchased an MB-46 VAE vertical machining centre. “Dah Lih still has a place in our shop,” he says. “They’re workhorses, and I love them..”

Leemark now has six Okumas, [...]

June 6th, 2016|Blog, Okuma News|

Okuma Turn-Cut – Customer Testimonial

“The significant investment was a “huge leap” and “a game changer” for the company.”  – Chris Birker, Kytech Machine


By Show Metalworking Technology  (February 2016) When Chris Birker and his machine shop team attended IMTS 2014 in Chicago, they had a mission: to find a new multi-tasking machine with the ability to run unattended.

“As soon as I saw it, I wanted it” says Birker, who formed Kytech Machine Works Ltd. in Mount Albert, ON, in 1996.
The “it” was an Okuma MA-500 HII Horizontal Machining Center equipped with Okuma’s Turn-Cut, a programming option [...]
February 24th, 2016|Blog, Okuma News|