Okuma Editorials

Below are some of our most recent Editorial Articles from Okuma Australia.

 

Okuma Double Column Machining Centres set industry benchmark worldwide

Okuma Double Column Machining Centres set industry benchmark worldwide

Okuma CNC Double Column Machining Centres were introduced in 1966 they have set the industry benchmark with more than 10,000 units sold to date worldwide. 

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New Okuma Vertical Machining Centre Installed

New Okuma Vertical Machining Centre Installed

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From the MD - Issue 2, 2024

From the MD - Issue 2, 2024

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Okuma Australia proudly donated to CoastalTrek

Okuma Australia proudly donated to CoastalTrek

Coastrek is a series of team trekking and fundraising walks along spectacular coastal trails around Australia, raising money for their current charity partner, the Heart Foundation.

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Specialist niche market engineering company moves to advanced technology

Specialist niche market engineering company moves to advanced technology

Specialist engineering company AG Engineering Solutions has invested in the latest Okuma CNC Lathe technology to provide a marketing edge and increased capability.

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The Evolution of Okuma's Best-Selling Machines

The Evolution of Okuma's Best-Selling Machines

The best-selling Okuma machines featuring the next-generation OSP-P500 CNC controller, continue to evolve and are the future of manufacturing. 

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When Quality Matters - Kerr Engineering, WA

When Quality Matters - Kerr Engineering, WA

In 2000, the company was purchased by David & Mark Kinsman who have transformed it into a dynamic engineering operation employing more than 90 personnel, introducing and operating the latest technology.

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IBROX Engineering already making an impact with exciting growth

IBROX Engineering already making an impact with exciting growth

Heidelberg West Engineering Company founded by husband and wife team Derek and Natasha Warrington just twelve months ago is already making an impact and growing rapidly in contract engineering.

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New Service Engineer boosts the NSW Branch

New Service Engineer boosts the NSW Branch

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Happy Easter from Okuma Australia & New Zealand

Happy Easter from Okuma Australia & New Zealand

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Okuma Proudly Support iCan Challenge 2024

Okuma Proudly Support iCan Challenge 2024

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Latest Okuma Newsletter - OUT NOW!

Latest Okuma Newsletter - OUT NOW!

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Shared Vision Empowering the Next Generation

Shared Vision Empowering the Next Generation

Okuma Australia's Western Australian branch recently had the honour of participating in South Metropolitan TAFE's latest Sundowner event as a testament to its commitment to supporting the next generation of skilled professionals.

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Investing in the future

Investing in the future

We are very proud to announce Kaleb Elliott has successfully finished his apprenticeship and is firmly set on a career with Okuma Australia.

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Okuma Stock Machines Available for Quick Delivery

Okuma Stock Machines Available for Quick Delivery

We have a number of well-priced machines available for quick delivery from branch offices, with more machines continually arriving

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Okuma celebrate another happy customer

Okuma celebrate another happy customer

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Empowering the Future of Engineering

Empowering the Future of Engineering

Okuma Australia Support Team Swinburne Formula - SAE

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Looking to make a capital investment for your business?

Looking to make a capital investment for your business?

We've got you covered!  

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P.I.P.E. Member Spotlight - Romheld Automation

P.I.P.E. Member Spotlight - Romheld Automation

Okuma Australia presented Romheld Automation a gift to acknowledge...

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Okuma welcomes Jian Sun as a new Service Engineer for the NSW team

Okuma welcomes Jian Sun as a new Service Engineer for the NSW team

We are pleased to welcome Jian Sun who has joined our New South Wales Service team as an additional Mechanical/Electrical Service Engineer. 

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Tasmanian manufacturing company’s specialised camera accessories service leading film and TV studios around the world

Tasmanian manufacturing company’s specialised camera accessories service leading film and TV studios around the world

Ignite Digi, a highly specialised Tasmanian precision manufacturing company is today a leading supplier of hi-tech camera and gimbal accessories to many of the top film and TV studios, commercial and online production houses of the world.

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Third generation family business installs state-of-the art Okuma machining centres

Third generation family business installs state-of-the art Okuma machining centres

G.James Extrusions Co. Pty Ltd (Aluminium Products) is part of the G.James Group of Companies. This Group of Companies is a third-generation family business founded more than 105 years ago in Brisbane, Queensland.

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Okuma a key to Australia’s largest crane manufacturer’s success

Okuma a key to Australia’s largest crane manufacturer’s success

With nine manufacturing facilities throughout Australia Eilbeck Cranes has come a long way from its beginnings as a humble blacksmiths shop more than 115 years ago.

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West Australian family engineering business founded on Service, Quality and Products

West Australian family engineering business founded on Service, Quality and Products

SQP Engineering of Bibra Lake, Western Australia is a family business founded in 2006 with a clear business philosophy of Service, Quality and Products.

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Specialist in mobility, motion, vibration and logistics – Supashock continues to expand

Specialist in mobility, motion, vibration and logistics – Supashock continues to expand

Founded in 2005 Supashock Advanced Technologies has built an international reputation for high quality products that help to improve safety, ride quality and handling through vehicle dynamics.

 

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Major manufacturing milestones for McMillan Engineering Group

Major manufacturing milestones for McMillan Engineering Group

Private engineering business McMillan Engineering Group was formed in 2013 to incorporate Industrial Hydraulic Services and CP Engineering bringing together 50 years of hydraulic design and manufacture and more than 20 years sheet metal and component fabrication.

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Introducing Okuma SUPPORT Kits

Introducing Okuma SUPPORT Kits

Preventative maintenance to keep your machine running.

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Okuma plays leading role in introducing students to a future in hi-tech manufacturing

Okuma plays leading role in introducing students to a future in hi-tech manufacturing

STEM - the school education strategy of advancing Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

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Okuma thanks Macpherson Kelley Lawyers

Okuma thanks Macpherson Kelley Lawyers

Okuma Australia has worked with Macpherson Kelley since 2001

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OUT NOW - Okuma Australia + New Zealand Newsletter.

OUT NOW - Okuma Australia + New Zealand Newsletter.

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RU OK?

RU OK?

Join us in supporting RU OK? by making a donation.

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RC Williams reaping the benefits with a new Okuma machine

RC Williams reaping the benefits with a new Okuma machine

"Since installing the OKUMA Multus U3000-1SW multi-functional machine last year, our team has experienced benefits in increased output, efficiency and turnaround times.  

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Okuma Mentoring Program - PIPE Partner Tour

Okuma Mentoring Program - PIPE Partner Tour

Okuma Australia has a long-term commitment to continue to build a talented, diverse and engaged workforce to not only assist our customers but also develop our own business.  Developing our apprentices and younger team members is part of this continued investment in the growth of our future technical team. 

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PIPE Member Spotlight - Dimac Tooling

PIPE Member Spotlight - Dimac Tooling

Dimac Tooling is an inaugural member of the Okuma PIPE Alliance.

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Australian Manufacturing Week 2023 Review - What a success!

Australian Manufacturing Week 2023 Review - What a success!

 Australia’s premier manufacturing solutions event held at the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre during May 2023 was a great success with an unprecedented 15,914 visitors. 

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Okuma makes your choice easy!

Okuma makes your choice easy!

 

 

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150th Fanuc Wirecut sold in Australia

150th Fanuc Wirecut sold in Australia

150th Fanuc Wirecut sold in Australia and counting

 

 

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Australian Manufacturing Week 2023 - Preview

Australian Manufacturing Week 2023 - Preview

Okuma Australia’s stand (MT940) at AMW 2023 will showcase the future of manufacturing, demonstrating the latest lathes, machining centres, multitasking machines and automation plus IOT Connectivity Solutions with the Okuma Connect Plan.

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Okuma welcomes a new Applications Engineer to the Queensland team

Okuma welcomes a new Applications Engineer to the Queensland team

We are pleased to welcome Daniele DeBiasio, as our resident Applications Engineer at the Okuma Queensland branch.

 

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ECO suite plus receives award

ECO suite plus receives award

ECO suite plus, a machine tool energy-saving system that supports decarbonization, received the Japan Machinery Federation Chairman's Award in the FY2022 (42nd) Energy-Efficient and Decarbonized Machinery Awards 

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Okuma Green-Smart Machine

Okuma Green-Smart Machine

As a step towards turning the decarbonized society into reality, Okuma has defined "Green-Smart Machine" as intelligent machine tools that contribute to resolving environmental issues by autonomously achieving both stable dimensional accuracy and reduced energy usage, and the company offers a full product lineup.

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Come See Us @ Stand MT940

Come See Us @ Stand MT940

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Okuma P.I.P.E. Member Spotlight

Okuma P.I.P.E. Member Spotlight

Okuma Australia’s own PIPE (Partners In Productive Expertise) alliance program has members from several well-known and highly regarded suppliers of allied and accessory products in Australia.  ASA (Automated Solutions Australia) is an inaugural member of the Okuma PIPE Alliance.

 

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Okuma expands the service support in Western Australia

Okuma expands the service support in Western Australia

We are pleased to welcome Steve McMurray who has joined our Perth branch as an Electrical Service Engineer. 

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We are back for 2023 !

We are back for 2023 !

The Okuma teams are well rested and all set for an amazing 2023. 

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Ignite Digi, Tasmania - a quality manufacturer to the world, further diversifies

Ignite Digi, Tasmania - a quality manufacturer to the world, further diversifies

High quality specialist Tasmanian company Ignite Digi manufactures and sells premium camera and gimbal accessories to many of the world’s biggest film and television productions

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HC-ATM Group install the latest Okuma CNC Lathe model Genos L3000-eMY

HC-ATM Group install the latest Okuma CNC Lathe model Genos L3000-eMY

They have over 25 years’ experience in lower chassis components and pride themselves on manufacturing parts to the highest quality and re-designing parts to suit Australian conditions.

 

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Help us to support MoVember

Help us to support MoVember

Okuma Australia & New Zealand support Movember.   Join Us!

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RC Williams invest in the latest Okuma Multitasking U3000 machine and automation.

RC Williams invest in the latest Okuma Multitasking U3000 machine and automation.

Combining the precision, power and technology of the latest Okuma Multitasking U3000 with a fully flexible and reliable ASA robot system, RC Williams have replaced two machines and two processes.

 

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Okuma Double-Column Machining Center Series Total Shipments Reach 10,000 Units

Okuma Double-Column Machining Center Series Total Shipments Reach 10,000 Units

In August 2022, Okuma Corporation reached total shipments of 10,000 units for its double-column machining center (DCMC) series.

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Okuma expands the service support in Victoria

Okuma expands the service support in Victoria

We are pleased to welcome Jayden Wilson who has joined our Victorian branch as an additional Mechanical Service Engineer.  We are pleased to welcome Jayden Wilson who has joined our Victorian branch as an additional Mechanical Service Engineer. 

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Meet the Okuma Sales Team for Victoria and Tasmania

Meet the Okuma Sales Team for Victoria and Tasmania

Leading the very experienced team of nine in the Victorian branch is Mark Richards, Branch Manager (Vic & Tas). 

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Okuma expands the Parts Centre to improve customer support

Okuma expands the Parts Centre to improve customer support

We are pleased to welcome David Mundy to the National Parts Centre at Okuma Head Office in Rowville, Victoria. 

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Industry passion strongly evident at Boss Tooling

Industry passion strongly evident at Boss Tooling

To visit Boss Tooling in Melbourne’s manufacturing heartland of Dandenong South, is to witness a team with an outstanding passion for the industry, high integrity in performance for the customer and an unbelievable work ethic that will ensure success for this growing business.

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Motivated, fresh and innovative sums up the young team at Boss Tooling

Motivated, fresh and innovative sums up the young team at Boss Tooling

This proudly Australian owned  family business specialise in CNC machining and CAD design.  

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ARMROID: ROBOTS & AUTOMATION

ARMROID: ROBOTS & AUTOMATION

With the growing need for unmanned production, built-in automation solutions can be your path for quick implementation when you need it. 

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Total Precision installed another new Okuma multi-tasking machine

Total Precision installed another new Okuma multi-tasking machine

Total Precision installed another new Okuma multi-tasking machine to add to their already impressive Okuma line-up.

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Aqualux Lighting moves from component assembly to full Australian design and manufacture

Aqualux Lighting moves from component assembly to full Australian design and manufacture

New South Wales based Aqualux Lighting has moved from a design centre and assembly operation using imported components for its extensive range of architectural landscape lighting, to full Australian design and manufactured products in-house.

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Bundaberg Engineering Company commissions its third Okuma machine

Bundaberg Engineering Company commissions its third Okuma machine

Family business, SS Engineering Services Pty Ltd located in Kensington, Bundaberg first opened its doors in 2009

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Winning Weekend

Winning Weekend

Okuma Australia’s WA branch hosted Westurn Engineering in the sponsor’s box at a recent NBL1 Men’s basketball game between Mandurah Magic and Warwick Senators. 

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Another Happy Okuma customer

Another Happy Okuma customer

SS Engineering in Bundaberg have installed another Okuma CNC machine.

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Happy National Selfie Day - 21st June !

Happy National Selfie Day - 21st June !

Post a selfie with your favourite Okuma CNC Machine.

 

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Okuma Celebrates Australian Made Week

Okuma Celebrates Australian Made Week

In honour of Australian Made Week 6-12th June, Okuma wishes to celebrate all Australian manufacturers

 

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Instant Asset Write-off & Low Doc Loans

Instant Asset Write-off & Low Doc Loans

Interlease offer Okuma customers some helpful information about Instant Asset Write-off and Low Doc Loans.

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Okuma expands its service and technical support for Queensland’s new and existing clients

Okuma expands its service and technical support for Queensland’s new and existing clients

Okuma Australia has been expanding its service and technical support for its current and ever growing list of Queensland customers in line with the Okuma business Monozukuri philosophy – ‘the art of making things better’

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Okuma Launches New VT1000EX Large Vertical CNC Lathe

Okuma Launches New VT1000EX Large Vertical CNC Lathe

Vastly Improving Productivity of Machining Difficult-to-Cut Materials with Extraordinary Cutting Capability

 

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Another Service Engineer joins Okuma

Another Service Engineer joins Okuma

We are pleased to welcome Martin Pizzey to our Victorian Service team as an additional Mechanical Service Engineer.

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Seeking a career in CNC Machine Tool Field Service ?

Seeking a career in CNC Machine Tool Field Service ?

We continually seek expressions of interest from anyone wishing to pursue a career in Machine Tool support.

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New Service Engineer joins the Victorian Team

New Service Engineer joins the Victorian Team

We are pleased to welcome Owen Rees who has joined our Victorian Service team as an Electrical/Mechanical Service Engineer.

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Real Time Machine Productivity for APT with Okuma Connect Plan

Real Time Machine Productivity for APT with Okuma Connect Plan

Advanced precision engineering company Australian Precision Technologies (APT) located in Melbourne’s South Eastern suburbs is achieving amazing real time machine productivity thanks to Okuma’s latest Connect Plan Machine Monitoring

 

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