News - January 11, 2019
On August 30, 2018, Okuma held the opening ceremony to commemorate the completion of a new office (photo) in Incheon City, South Korea and Okuma invested in it for approximately 370 million yen.
South Korea is the sixth largest machine tool market in the world, and the market is expected to expand in the future.
In particular, demand for high-value-added machinery such as a double column machining center (MC), simultaneous 5-axis MC and multi-tasking machine is expected to increase in the semiconductor and automobile industries. Okuma is strengthening its overseas sales system.
Okuma will strengthen sales activities, technical support and after-sales service in South Korea by opening the new office.
The company aims to cultivate new customers and raise the domestic sales orders to 4 billion yen a year.
The new office was built in the Incheon Free Economic Zone, where the state-of-the-art high-tech industries gathered. It takes about 20 minutes by automobiles from Incheon International Airport.
Okuma is expected to develop markets not only in South Korea but also in the Northeast Asia market.
The new office has showrooms, repair shops, and seminar rooms and, services for users will be done such as test cuts, operation guidance of machines.
The building area is approximately 1800 m2. Four units are displayed, including a 5-axis MC and a double column MC.
Source: SEISANZAI MARKETING Magazine October issue
This article was translated by “T-4OO”.
- July 11, 2018
Capture demand with mainstay products Many companies focused on capturing rising demand, centered on their mainstay products. Okuma exhibited the MU-8000V LASER EX, a multi-tasking machine equipped with additive manufacturing technolo...
- November 26, 2018
Appealing the Advantages of the Seven-Axis Robot Miyawaki Machinery, which sells machine tool and industrial robots, exhibited seven-axis robots at private shows held on August 2 and 3, 2018. Multi-axis robots generally have six axes, a...
- September 5, 2018
On July 18,2018, OKUMA announced that it would establish the sixth plant, K6, at Kani plant, which is the main manufacturing base of machining center (MC) in Kani city, Gifu prefecture. OKUMA invest a total of approximately 10 billion ye...
- April 20, 2018
On March 9, 2018, Mazda and Toyota Motors announced the establishment of a joint venture, Mazda Toyota Manufacturing USA (MTMUS), in Alabama. MTMUS will manufacture Toyota’s Corolla models as well as all new Mazda models, for the North A...
- December 3, 2018
On August 30, 2018, Daihatsu announced that it would construct a new plant at the Kyoto Plant in Oyamazaki Town, Kyoto Prefecture. Approximately 35billion yen is invested. The total floor area is approximately 42,000 square meters. The n...
- December 2, 2017
With the growing need for factory automation, the demand for robots in the factory is rapidly expanding. However, robots require safety measures and teaching operations to be properly implemented in a facility before they can be considered ...
- July 17, 2018
Japan Robot Association held a press conference at hotels in Tokyo on May 23, 2018. They announced production, orders and total shipments in 2017. They surveyed 56 companies including 42 of member companies and 14 non-members. Orders wer...
- July 25, 2018
Matsumoto machine sells chuck and rotary tables. The company focuses on allowing organizations to increase sales by reducing labor associated with replacing jaws from chucks. Matsumoto machine recently built a factory showroom, in order to ...
- June 8, 2018
On May 18, 2018, Blum – Novotest GmbH and Brother Industries co-hosted a private show, named “Bloom On-machine Measurement Exhibition”. The event was held at the Kariya showroom of Brother Industry in Kariya City, Aichi Prefecture in Jap...