Browse by Editorial Category
Browse by Edition Date

August 2017

Skip Navigation Links.
Expand Applying TechnologyApplying Technology
Collapse General EditorialsGeneral Editorials
Metal Spinning 60" Half Dome Hemisphere Pendants
Euclid Chamber of Commerce Names American Punch Company "Large Business of the Year"
AMT Announces D17: Distribution Summit 2017
AmTTech Technology Event August 30
End-to-End Software Solution for Industrial AM
Belden Universal Announces Relocation, Expansion of Production Facility
Three-Week Online Mastercam Classes Offered
Pennant Molding's Cut-to-Length Line Installation
Company Expands Complex Part Machining Capability
Concept Machine Tool to Host Open House/SteakFest 2017
Manufacturing Industry Critical to Economic Prosperity
DMG MORI Cincinnati Grand Opening Event
DynaPath Systems Names ZPS-CNC USA Wisconsin Distributor
Emuge and Open Mind Establish Partnership
Exact Metrology Named Midwest Dealer for Envisiontec 3-D Printers
Exact Metrology Holds Open Houses at Both Locations
Gehring 2017 Honing Conference & Workshop
GF Machining Solutions Secures Major U.S. Aerospace Order
GoProto Now Offers HP Multi Jet Fusion Parts
Gas-Fired Walk-In Batch Oven
Fullerton Tool and HAIMER Announce Safe-Lock Licensing Agreement
Hardinge Group Appoints Prosper Machine Tool as Its Dealer
Hardinge Group Appoints Motch & Eichele Hardinge Branded Product Dealer
Heimatec Named North American Distributor for Tecnicrafts
Acquisition of System Integration Specialist Strengthens CAM Application Capabilities
Haas Factory Outlets Partner with Vincennes University to Train and Certify Service Engineers
HS Spindles Moves to Larger Facility
Hydromat Inc. and Motch & Eichele/Ultra Tech Machinery Create New Company, Hydromat-RE
Why Demand for Color Labeling in the Supply Chain is on the Rise
North American Tool Now Available on MachiningCloud
Mahr Federal Changes Name to Mahr Inc.
VMC Increases Productivity with Advanced Technology
Marposs Joins Michigan Aerospace Manufacturer's Association
Matrix Design Breaks Ground on New 50,000 Sq. Ft. Manufacturing Facility
New Integrated Label Inspection System for Thermal Transfer Printers
Aluminum Extrusions Help Propel Next Generation of Space Exploration
2017 MSCI Safety Conference
Okuma Receives Charlotte Mayor's International Community Award for Philanthropy
OPENcontrol Providing Scalability and Modularity
Parker Steel Company Settles in to New Headquarters
Celebrating Ten Years of Tennessee Rural Opportunity Fund
New Options for Fadal VMCs
Training the Next Generation of Manufacturing Professionals
Rockford Systems Partners with Lazersafe to Safeguard Press Brake Operators from Serious Injury
Seco Launches New Global Website
Car Design Built with SMTCL Equipment for SAE Baja Competition
Solar Atmospheres Receives Nadcap 24-Month Merit Status
90th Anniversary for Star Cutter Company
Stratasys, Siemens Partner to Incorporate AM into Volume Production
JTEKT Toyoda Americas Unveils Technical Center
Latest Alphacam Features New Key Automation Capabilities
Counter-Balanced Electric Powered Floor Crane
VitalDyne Announces Corporate Name Change to VitalDyne Medical
Bosch Names Walter Preferred Supplier
Celebrating 21 Years of Tooling Advancement
Expand Green MfgGreen Mfg
Expand Lasers in MfgLasers in Mfg
Expand Metalworking FluidsMetalworking Fluids
Expand People In The NewsPeople In The News
Expand Special MachinerySpecial Machinery
Expand WESTEC ExpoWESTEC Expo

show all editions →

Click here to watch Tutorial Videos >

Okuma Receives Charlotte Mayor's International Community Award for Philanthropy



Jim King, President and COO, Okuma America, receives the Mayor's International Community Award for philanthropy from Charlotte Mayor, Jennifer Roberts.

Okuma America Corporation has been the recipient of the 2017 Mayor's International Community Award (MICA) for a medium business and was honored in May at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center in Charlotte, NC, for philanthropy. The Charlotte International Cabinet chose Okuma for its contributions to higher education.

Okuma's donation of $100,000 in machine tools to the engineering technology programs at Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) enables students to gain hands-on machining experience and the skill set needed to enter the manufacturing workforce.

"The lack of skilled labor is one of the biggest threats to the U.S. manufacturing industry," said Jim King, President and COO, Okuma America. "We are excited to partner with CPCC in educating and training the next generation of operators, machinists and programmers and we are honored to receive this award."

Okuma also received this award in 1998, during the inaugural year of MICA. The annual Mayor's International Award program is hosted by the Charlotte International Cabinet in collaboration with the Office of the Mayor and the Office of International Relations. More information can be obtained by visiting www.charlotteinternational.org.

For more information contact:

Okuma America Corporation

11900 Westhall Drive

Charlotte, NC 28278

704-588-7000

www.okuma.com

< back

Email   email