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Okuma Welcomes BIG Kaiser to Partners in THINC Network

By Okuma Press Release

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 11 -- The management team of Okuma America Corp., a global builder of CNC machine tools, controls and automation systems has announced that BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling Inc., Hoffman Estates, Illinois, recently joined the Partners in THINC network. 

BIG Kaiser manufactures high-performance, high-tolerance tooling with a product portfolio that includes toolholders, boring tools, cutting tools, workholding and measuring instruments. One notable BIG Kaiser products is the BIG-PLUS Spindle System, where the shank contacts the spindle taper and the spindle face simultaneously to provide increased tool rigidity, accuracy, and repeatability, according to BIG Kaiser.

“We are excited to have BIG Kaiser as a member of the Partners in THINC network, particularly since Okuma machining centers are equipped with BIG-PLUS Spindle Systems. Our companies have worked closely together for several years, and now our formal alliance will further enhance our mutual offerings to customers,” said Wade Anderson, manager of Okuma's Partners in THINC network program.

Partners in THINC is a collaborative network of 40+ companies that service the metalcutting and manufacturing industries. The partners collaborate to solve problems and explore new productivity ideas for manufacturers.

“As a member of Partners in THINC, BIG Kaiser’s goal is to help Okuma customers achieve their highest level of productivity by identifying opportunities in an operation and delivering solutions that provide true and measurable performance advantages,” said Jack Burley, president and COO of BIG Kaiser.

For more information on the Partners in THINC network, visit: .

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