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Okuma to present super multitasking machines and Smart Factory Solutions

Okuma Europe will display its latest machining solutions to provide supreme connectivity and productivity at this year’s EMO Hannover (18-23 September, Hall 27, booth D20). Okuma’s smart machines as well as the LASER EX series of super multitasking machines capable of turning, milling, laser hardening and additive manufacturing will make their European debut at the fair. In addition, Okuma will introduce their latest Smart Factory Solutions and present new ways to integrate robotics to take productivity in an IoT-environment to the next level.

Major investment in automation

Okuma spends £48 million on consolidating machine tool production in Japan — and there is more to followThe Japanese are famous for concepts like ‘kaizen’ that promote excellence in manufacturing, but the term ‘monozukuri’ is less well known and has no direct translation; the essence of its meaning is ‘the art of continuous improvement in…