Okuma Corporation was established in 1898 by Eiichi Okuma in Nagoya, Japan. Okuma’s first products were noodle machines, evolving to cigarette rolling machines and eventually CNC machine tools in the early 1900’s. Okuma America began U.S. operations in 1984 in Long Island, New York and moved to its present facility in Charlotte, North Carolina in 1987. The Charlotte location is the Okuma sales and service headquarters for the Americas. Throughout its history, Okuma has been known for engineering product innovations for CNC machining that create new breakthroughs in efficiency and reliability.
Long known as a manufacturer of CNC lathes, Okuma’s product line also includes vertical machining centers, horizontal machining centers, double-column machining centers, multitasking CNC machines, 5-axis CNC machines, grinders, and wheel machines. All Okuma CNC machines deliver high throughput, high accuracy, and reliability to production and job shop CNC machining operations.