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New Machines, Automation Systems, Smart Technologies and More

Within its 17,000 sq. ft. booth, Okuma will exhibit at IMTS a comprehensive product and service line-up including 15 CNC machines, eight automation systems and a dedicated service and technology area to showcase comprehensive services for Okuma customers and smart manufacturing solutions driven by the company's proprietary OSP control.

Highlights include the debut of three new CNC machines, a next-generation proprietary energy management technology, new digital twin capabilities and a centralized media studio designated to hosting podcasts, media events and presentations.

"In addition to experiencing hands-on products, services and technologies, booth guests will find purposeful themes that reinforce the company's commitment to opening new possibilities for manufacturers by assisting them with adapting to new ways of doing business," said a company spokesperson. "Customers are further supported by Okuma's distribution network and Partners in THINC network of supporting companies and technologies, all of which will be highlighted in the booth and in an anticipated virtual booth. Booth visitors will also gain insights into Okuma initiatives that are making positive impacts on social and environmental issues."

15 CNC Machines with Demos

Okuma will display 15 CNC machines at the show, all of which will be running live demonstrations. Three of the machines on display will be new products designed to bring unique manufacturing opportunities to the market:

  • (new) Okuma VT1000EX Vertical Lathe-Western hemisphere debut at IMTS 2022
  • (new) Okuma MA-8000H HMC-Western hemisphere debut at IMTS 2022
  • (anticipated) Okuma GENOS M560V-5AX VMC-Global debut at IMTS 2022.

Specific machines to be featured in Okuma booth 338500:

  • Vertical lathe

- VT1000EX: Designed for difficult-to-cut materials

  • Machining centers

- GENOS M560V-5AX: 5-axis machine tool evolved from Okuma's flagship GENOS M560-V 3-axis VMC

- MA-8000H: Heavy-duty machining for large parts, equipped with new sludgeless coolant tank

- GENOS M560-V: Okuma's flagship and most popular VMC

- GENOS M660-V: Evolution of GENOS M560-V with large work envelope

- MB-5000HII: Newest horizontal machine offering high-speed, high-power machining

- MB-80V: High-accuracy bridge mill

- MU-4000V: 400 mm 5-axis VMC

  • Horizontal lathes

- GENOS L3000-e MYW (two machines on display): high-precision lathe with machining, Y-axis and sub-spindle

- LU3000 EX: 4-axis turning

- 2SP-2500H: Twin-spindle lathe with high-speed gantry automation

  • Multitasking lathes

- MULTUS B250II: Combined turning and machining capabilities; shown with automatic tool changer

- MULTUS U3000: Full 5-axis multifunction machining/turning; shown with automatic tool changer

  • Grinder

- GP/GA26W: High-accuracy grinding, particularly on small parts

Eight Machine Tools Paired with Automation Systems

Okuma machine tools are engineered to ensure automation systems can be easily integrated. Currently Okuma offers OEM-developed automation systems as well as the ability to pair with industry-leading automation systems offered by its partners. Eight of the 15 machine tools on display will be featured with automation systems.

Automation system with IMTS machine tool pairing:

  • Okuma STANDROID floor robot with GENOS M560-V and GENOS L3000 MYW
  • Okuma ARMROID in-machine robot with MULTUS B250II
  • Okuma automatic pallet changer (APC) with MB-80V
  • Okuma Gantry Loader (OGL) with GENOS L3000-e MYW
  • Gosiger Automation Load & Go Robot with GP/GA26W
  • FASTEMS Flexible Pallet Tower (FPT) with MB-5000HII
  • EROWA ERC robot with MU-4000V.

Smart Manufacturing Solutions and Technologies

Each Okuma IMTS show machine tool will be equipped with Okuma's proprietary OSP CNC control. The OSP control is an open-architecture control system that provides all machine data and controls on a single user interface. The OSP control combines intelligent technologies and can utilize OEM and third-party apps to enable a customized user experience.

The following OSP technologies will be highlighted at IMTS 2022:

  • (new) ECO suite plus Next-generation Energy Management & Reporting; a sustainability feature
  • (new) Digital twin capabilities
  • Collision avoidance system
  • Okuma monitoring and control system
  • Connect Plan Machine Monitoring with data collection/analysis
  • OEM and third-party app integration.

Customer CARE

"In keeping with the company's longstanding mission to `Passionately Pursue a Customer for Life,' several Okuma services aimed at spotlighting our extreme level of Customer CARE will be highlighted in the booth," said the spokesperson. These include

  • Electrical and mechanical exchange programs
  • Machine preventive maintenance CARE kits
  • Okuma Machine Tool Academy (OMTA) training programs
  • A Voice-of-the-Customer survey station.

Okuma will also support educational initiatives at the show, including exhibiting at the Smartforce Student Summit section of the show and hosting a seminar titled "Forget the Cost-It's Time to Think about ROI" on September 14 at 9 AM, Room W192-A.

For more information contact:

Okuma America Corporation

11900 Westhall Drive

Charlotte, NC 28278


IMTS South Building, Level 3

Booth 338500

IMTS North Building, Level 1

Smartforce Student Summit

Booth 215209

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