Tag Archive for Japan

A New Generation of Smart Factory

Okuma Corporation has started production at their highly-sophisticated new headquarters factory Dream Site 2 (DS2) in Oguchi, Japan. As of March 2017, the self-contained facility enables 24/7-production of all parts for small and medium lathes and grinders.

Society 5.0: Japan’s digitization


Japan is rolling out Society 5.0, a government program to get not only its economy, but society in general ready for digitization.

Hybrid Multi-tasking machine “INTEGREX i-200S AM’’


Yamazaki Mazak Corporation has announced the start of sales of a new hybrid multi-tasking machine, the INTEGREX i-200S AM (Additive Manufacturing) equipped with Multi-Laser Metal Deposition, which integrates additive manufacturing technology with Mazak’s extensive multi-tasking expertise.