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2016
06 Dec 2016
Smart Factory Solutions
06 Dec 2016
OSP-AI—Diagnostics Technology for Machine Tools
06 Dec 2016
GA26W and GP26W Space-Saving CNC Precision Cylindrical Grinders
06 Dec 2016
MULTUS U5000 Intelligent Multitasking Machine
06 Dec 2016
MU-S600V 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center
05 Dec 2016
Okuma Introduces the V920EX High Precision Vertical CNC Lathe
05 Dec 2016
OSP-P300A—Okuma’s Next-Generation, Intelligent CNC
25 Nov 2016
Okuma Introduces the MU-6300V LASER EX and MULTUS U3000 LASER EX, the World’s First Next-Generation Multitasking Machines that Perform High-Definition Additive Manufacturing of Metals
07 Nov 2016
Developers of “Control Technology for Shorter Machining Times and Maintenance of Machining Accuracy” Receive the 2016 (12th) Japan Society for Precision Engineering Young Engineer Award
18 Oct 2016
New Monozukuri Support Center for the Aerospace Industry—
Aerospace Center of Excellence Opens in Japan
14 Oct 2016
Eco Idling Stop wins MM Award
20 May 2016
Construction of New Headquarters Plant (DS2)
13 Jan 2016
UNIVERSAL CENTER MU-4000V-L 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center with Turning Function Honored in 58th (2015) Best 10 New Product Awards
2015
27 Nov 2015
Introducing the V760EX High Accuracy Vertical CNC Lathe
27 Nov 2015
Introducing the UNIVERSAL CENTER MU-4000V 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center
10 Aug 2015
Okuma’s “OSP suite” control for all Okuma lathes and machining centers
07 Aug 2015
The “ECO suite” Next-Generation Energy-Saving System Wins Excellence Award / Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award at Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun’s 45th Machine Design Awards
06 Jan 2015
“OSP Suite” Next Generation CNC wins 57th (2014) Best 10 New Product Award
2014
03 Dec 2014
Shuji Ogawa, Senior Engineer in Okuma’s Oguchi Production Department, Awarded Medal with Yellow Ribbon
03 Dec 2014
Development of a “Skiving Gear Package” for Simple Gear Programming
03 Dec 2014
Development of “SERVONAVI”an autonomous servo technology
03 Dec 2014
Development of Auto Attachment Head Compensation
03 Dec 2014
Development of Tool Edge Control, a machining innovation for difficult -to-cut materials
06 Nov 2014
MU-6300V 5-Axis Machining Center wins MM-Award (Lathe & Machining Center Category) at AMB 2014
06 Nov 2014
Development of ECO suite next-generation energy-saving technology
06 Nov 2014
Development of UNIVERSAL CENTER MU-8000V large 5-axis vertical machining center
06 Nov 2014
Okuma President Yoshimaro Hanaki receives 2014 (10th) JSPE Prize
06 Nov 2014
Okuma develops the OSP suite, a next-generation CNC that evolves from machine controller to “monozukuri” controller
06 Nov 2014
Okuma develops GA15W and GP15W super space-saving CNC precision cylindrical grinders
17 Jul 2014
MCR-C Double-Column Machining Center for 5-Sided Applications Wins at Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun’s 44th Machine Design Awards
05 Jun 2014
Okuma employees receive Prize for Science and Technology in the Development Category, Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology 2014
22 May 2014
To Customers Using DNC-T /DNC-DT of OSP-P300/ OSP-P200/ OSP-E100/ OSP-U100/ OSP-7000
22 May 2014
To Customers Using OSP-P300/ OSP-P200/ OSP-P20 on Windows XP
07 May 2014
Okuma Awarded 2013 Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers Medal (Technology) for “Development of an Intelligent System that Corrects Geometric Error on 5-Axis Machine Tools and Maintains Their Accuracy”
06 Jan 2014
MULTUS U Series of Intelligent Multitasking Machines honored in 56th (2013) Best 10 New Product Awards
2013
08 Nov 2013
An Okuma metalworking machine assembly technician is among the 150 people selected for the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare's 2013 Contemporary Master Craftsman awards
17 Oct 2013
MULTUS U Series of intelligent multitasking machines achieve the ultimate in process-intensive machining
17 Oct 2013
Next-generation Universal Center MU-5000V 5-axis vertical machining center and MU-5000V-L 5-axis vertical multitasking machine
17 Oct 2013
VTM-2000YB 5-axis vertical multitasking machine achieves high accuracy “turning + 5-axis” machining
04 Oct 2013
5-Axis Auto Tuning System wins MM Award at EMO 2013
29 July 2013
MU-10000H 5-Axis Horizontal Machining Center Wins at Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun’s 43rd Machine Design Awards
09 May 2013
Technology used in the MP-46V, Okuma’s vertical machining center for high-precision parts and dies/molds, wins Technology Award at 23rd Japanese Society of Die/Mold Technology Awards
07 Jan 2013
UNIVERSAL CENTER MU-6300V 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center honored in 55th (2012) Best 10 New Product Awards
2012
26 Nov 2012
Development of MCR-A5CII space-saving double-column machining center for 5-sided applications
22 Nov 2012
Development of the LU-S1600 simultaneous 4-axis control CNC lathe
22 Nov 2012
Development of the SPACE TURN LB3000 EXII 1-saddle CNC lathe with improved operability
22 Nov 2012
Development of the SIMUL TURN LU3000 EX, the world's most powerful 2-saddle CNC lathe
22 Nov 2012
Development of TWIN STAR LT3000 EX, the third generation of this opposing spindle turning center
22 Nov 2012
Development of GI-20NII internal grinder for variable variety and volume production
22 Nov 2012
Development of the GP/GA-TII series cylindrical grinder, a compact, high productivity machine with excellent space efficiency
22 Nov 2012
Development of Universal Center MU-10000H large 5-axis horizontal machining center that achieves highest productivity
22 Nov 2012
Development of the powerful MCR-C double-column machining center for 5-sided applications, a machine for large parts
09 Nov 2012
Isao Oyabu honored as 2012 "Contemporary Master Craftsman"
27 Sep 2012
Development of the UNIVERSAL CENTER MU-6300V 5-axis vertical machining center for highly efficient 5-axis multi-sided machining
27 Sep 2012
Introducing the MULTUS B550—The best intelligent multitasking machine for process intensive machining of complex parts up to φ830
19 July 2012
MULTUS B300II Intelligent Multitasking Machine Wins Excellence Award/Minister of Economy, Trade and lndustry Award at Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun's 42nd Machine Design Awards
11 Jan 2012
VTM-1200YB 5-Axis Vertical Multitasking Machine honored in 54th (2011) Best 10 New Product Awards
2011
20 Oct 2011
Development of the renewed MULTUS B200II, B300II, B400II Intelligent Multitasking Machines
20 Oct 2011
Development of the MP-46V Vertical Machining Center for High-Precision Part and Die/Mold Applications
20 Oct 2011
Development of the MA-500II and MA-600HII Horizontal Machining Centers, which can meet a wide range of machining needs
20 Oct 2011
Development of the VTM-1200YB 5-Axis Vertical Multitasking Machine that achieves high accuracy "turning + 5 axis" milling
24 Sep 2011
Okuma successful at EMO-2011 (Hannover)!
Many Thanks to the Many Visitors.
14 Apr 2011
Okuma Awarded 2010 Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers Medal (Technology) for "Intelligent Machining System with Automatic Chatter and Vibration Detection and Avoidance"
21 Jan 2011
GENOS L 1-saddle CNC lathe honored in the 53rd (2010) Best 10 New Product Awards
2010
20 Oct 2010
Introducing the TWIN STAR LT2000 EX, a third generation opposing spindle turning center
20 Oct 2010
Introducing MB-4000H and MB-8000H in high productivity horizontal machining center series
06 Sep 2010
GENOS series of high quality global machines completed
15 July 2010
VTR-A Series Double Column Machining Centers Win Jury's Special Award at Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun's 40th Machine Design Awards
01 July 2010
Technology used in the MCR-H (Hyper), Okuma's super high-speed, high-accuracy double-column machining center, wins Technology Award at 20th Japanese Society of Die/Mold Technology Awards
25 Feb 2010
Okuma's PREX motor wins Superior Energy-Saving Machine President's Award from Japan Machinery Federation
27 Jan 2010
Development of the GENOS M460-VE Vertical Machining Center-A high quality, global machine
2009
19 Nov 2009
Kosei Masuda, Senior Engineer in Okuma's Solution R&D Center, Awarded Medal with Yellow Ribbon
23 Oct 2009
Development of the MB-5000H
A high-speed, compact horizontal machining center
23 Oct 2009
Development of world's first operator support system to automatically find optimum cutting condition
21 Jul 2009
Okuma launches the VTR-160A double-column turning center
Class-best machining capacity, class-smallest thermal deformation
07 Jan 2009
MULTUS B750 intelligent multitasking machine selected at 51st (2008) Top 10 New Products Award
2008
18 Nov 2008
Kosei Masuda honored as 2008 "Contemporary Master Craftsman"
16 Oct 2008
Development of Thermo-Friendly Concept double column machining center for higher accuracies and lower environmental impact in large part machining
16 Oct 2008
Development of MULTUS B750, an intelligent multitasking machine for high accuracy, process-intensive machining of large parts
16 Oct 2008
Development of the VTM-200, a large vertical machining center that provides highly accurate, highly efficient machining of parts with diameters of 2 m
18 July 2008
MULTUS B200 intelligent multitasking machine-Winner of the Japan Machine Tool Manufacturers Award at the 38th Machine Design Awards, sponsored by the Nikkan Kogyo Business & Technology Daily News
03 Jun 2008
Global CS Center and Memorial Gallery open
16 Jan 2008
SPACE TURN LB EX Series of 2-axis control CNC lathe/turning centers honored in 50th (2007) Top Ten New Products Awards
2007
03 Nov 2007
Chairman Junro Kashiwa honored with The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon
31 Oct 2007
An Okuma lathe machinist is among the 150 people selected for the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare's 2007 Contemporary Master Craftsman award
25 Oct 2007
Okuma Technical Center East Opens in Europe
15 Oct 2007
Announcing the SPL-200 CNC lathe, your best choice for highly efficient machining of small mass production parts
14 Sep 2007
Development of the MULTUS B200—a compact intelligent multitasking machine
5 Feb 2007
Kani Fifth Factory Completed
30 Jan 2007
Okuma @ IMTEX 2007 (India)
10 Jan 2007
MCR-H (Hyper)—Okuma’s super high-speed, high-accuracy double column machining center—wins 49th Top 10 New Products Award from the Nikkan Kogyo Business & Technology Daily News
2006
8 Nov 2006
The new MILLAC 561V high accuracy vertical machining center—Achieved through the synergy effect of Okuma’s recent merger
4 Oct 2006
Development of the MILLAC 33TU compact 5-axis vertical multitasking machine—With a width of 1 m, the best machine for the machining of small pieces.
4 Oct 2006
Development of the MILLAC 55H as an extension of the MILLAC H series of high speed machining centers that are optimally suited to line machining.
29 Sep 2006
The MCR-H (Hyper) super high-speed, high-accuracy double column machining center was developed to provide the world’s best machining quality and productivity.
22 Sep 2006
The SPACE TURN EX series includes 4 models and 66 variations. The development of this series gives high accuracy CNC lathes with greatly improved multitasking capacity.
1 Jul 2006
Okuma's web site . . . Renewed!
11 Jan 2006
MU-500VA 5-axis multi-tasking vertical machining center wins Top 10 New Products Award
11 Jan 2006
Agreement to proceed toward 1 July 2006 merger of OKUMA Holdings, OKUMA Corporation, OKUMA & HOWA MACHINERY, and OKUMA ENGINEERING
2005
15 Dec 2005
Okuma produces its second Contemporary Master Craftsman
1 Dec 2005
MU-500VA 5-axis control vertical machining center for advanced "5 axes + turning" makes debut as 5-spindle multitasking vertical machining center
-The ultimate in multitasking (5 axes + turning)-
1 Dec 2005
Launching the 2SP-250H, a CNC lathe with parallel 2-spindles and a 10-inch class loader, for high precision, mass production machining of medium size part
-Joint development with Okuma & Howa Machinery-
1 Dec 2005
Launching the new MULTUS B400 for "no worries" machining of medium size workpieces on an intelligent multitasking machine
26 Aug 2005
The Okuma group of research engineers that developed the basic technology for the Thermo-Friendly Concept, "intelligent machine tool technology to achieve autonomous, high accuracy machining even in changing temperatures," receives the Award for Excellence at the 1st Japan Monozukuri Awards.
5 Aug 2005
Okuma's DRA-J radial drilling machine wins the Long-Life Best-Seller Award from the Society to Honor Machine Tools of Historical Value
5 Aug 2005
Okuma Machining Research Center Employees Win Technology Award at the 15th Japanese Society of Die/Mold Technology Awards
5 Aug 2005
The 2SP-150H Parallel 2-Spindle CNC Lathe Wins the Japan Machine Tool Manufacturers Award at the 35th Machine Design Awards by Nikkan Kogyo Business & Technology Daily News
10 Feb 2005
MCR-BII 35E double-column machining center for 5-sided applications
Recipient of the "Outstanding Product Award"in the 2004 Nikkei Superior Products and Services Awards
7 Jan 2005
MULTUS B300 wins 47th Top 10 New Products Award from the Nikkan Kogyo Business & Technology Daily News
2004
3 Dec 2004
Kaneaki Takeichi is awarded Yellow Ribbon Medal of Honor
14 Oct 2004
Development of the ACE CENTER MB-66V for high accuracy machining of large parts
6 Oct 2004
Okuma Corp and Okuma & Howa establish joint development system
26 Aug 2004
Development of World's First "Collision Avoidance System" and Next Era NC-Okuma's OSP-P200
5 Aug 2004
Okuma Wins Machine Design Award For Its 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center
2003
8 Dec 2003
Okuma starts full-scale machine tool production in China
23 Oct 2003
3D Virtual Monitor-for NC program check times 1/10 of conventional times
6 Oct 2003
Okuma's new machine colors! Cool & Metallic
7 Jul 2003
The New MACTURN 550 -1/10 the usual lead time for large, highly-complex parts!