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OPEN MIND Technologies partners with Okuma’s manufacturing network


August 21, 2018
By Kristina Urquhart
Kristina Urquhart

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OPEN MIND and Okuma collaborated to develop an intricate turn-mill part on an Okuma MULTUS B250II horizontal multitasking machine.

August 21, 2018 – OPEN MIND Technologies AG, a developer of CAD/CAM software solutions, recently announced a partnership with Okuma America Corporation, a producer of CNC machine tools. With the partnership, OPEN MIND joins the Partners in THINC collaboration, which was founded by Okuma.

Partners in THINC is a collaborative network of 50 companies servicing the metal-cutting and manufacturing industries that work together to develop new productivity ideas.

“We are looking forward to collaborating with Okuma and the members of Partners in THINC to bring the most advanced, integrated solutions to manufacturers,” said Alan Levine, managing director for OPEN MIND Technologies USA. “As we continually strive to keep our CAD/CAM solutions at the forefront of the industry, we welcome the opportunity to work together with other leading companies to enable customers to leverage our technology to meet and exceed their production needs.”

“We are extremely pleased to welcome OPEN MIND to Partners in THINC,” said Wade Anderson, director of Partners in THINC. “OPEN MIND’s globally recognized, powerful five-axis and multi-function CAD/CAM solutions will strengthen and expand our technology portfolio to address the needs of the expanding additive manufacturing segment and much more.”

Okuma and OPEN MIND collaborate on four-axis and five-axis projects for various Okuma machines including machining centers, multi-function mill-turn machines and hybrid technology, resulting in significant improvements in precision, reliability and quality for increased customer productivity.