Okuma's Technology Showcase presents "Get Connected. Put IIoT to Work For You." We'll show you how to harness your shop floor data to boost machine utilization. You'll learn how to apply innovative manufacturing technologies to maximize your company's profitability. Okuma's Technology Showcase, December 6-7, 2016, will also show you the benefits of an IIoT connection and how it can raise your efficiencies, expand your capabilities and give you the tools you need to advance your business. Participants will view cutting demonstrations on more than 20 machine tools and see how breakthrough technologies can give them a competitive edge.


Learning Sessions at Partners in THINC, Tuesday and Wednesday:

  • 8:30 a.m. - Registration

  • 9:30 a.m. - Welcome - Jim King and Tim Thiessen

  • 10:00 a.m. - Blaser Liquid Tool Analyzer - All coolants are not equal in their performance. Learn how to improve tool life, surface finish, and speed up metal removal rates by using the right coolant.   


  • 11:00 a.m. - IIoT, Predix - IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) and GE Predix provide real time, unfiltered machine tool information. This session will give insight into GE’s Brilliant Factory and the tools that are available to harness shop floor data to increase efficiencies.    


  • 12:00 p.m. - Lunch        


  • 1:30 p.m. - OSP suite and ECO suite, App Store - Okuma’s OSP suite and ECO suite make using and navigating Okuma’s OSP control easier than ever before. These will be introduced in this session along with the availability and creation of apps to perform many common tasks.                                                                                                                                                                                               


  • 2:30 p.m. - Smart Tool - Velocity Briney will share how tool holders and tooling can be mated to each other so their individual frequencies blend into one fully assembled and balanced preset solution using BlueSwarf technology. This results in faster metal removal while prolonging tool life and improving surface finish.   


Tuesday, December 6, 2016 | 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 | 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

[Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. each day]



  • Where

  • Partners in THINC & Okuma America Headquarters
    12428 Sam Neely Road
    Charlotte, NC 28278

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