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Okuma Welcomes Newest Member OPEN MIND Technologies to Partners in THINC


Software developer offers 5-axis and multifunction CAD/CAM solutions for CNC machine tools.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (PRWEB) August 29, 2018

Okuma America Corporation, a world leading builder of CNC machine tools, announces that OPEN MIND Technologies, a world-class developer of powerful CAD/CAM solutions and 5-axis technology for machine tools, has joined Partners in THINC.

OPEN MIND'S strong focus on CAM topics as well as an open attitude to new technologies, lead the way in trend-setting innovations, making it significantly easier for customers to achieve quality, time and cost enhancements. hyperMILL® is a state-of-the-art CAM solution with 2.5D, 3D, 5-axis milling and turning strategies, as well as specialty applications, that are all available one interface.

Okuma and OPEN MIND collaborate on 4 and 5-axis projects using multi-function mill-turn and hybrid technology on Okuma machine tools. The power of this partnership results in significant improvements in precision, reliability, quality and increased productivity for customers.

"Driving innovation and modern manufacturing solutions is what Partners in THINC is all about. OPEN MIND Technologies is globally recognized for their powerful and strong 5-axis and multifunction CAD/CAM solutions," said Wade Anderson, director, Partners in THINC. "They're also leaders in the additive manufacturing segment of our industry. With the introduction of Okuma's new LASER EX product line, our partnership with OPEN MIND will further expand the tools and resources available for our respective customers to grow in this expanding market."

"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 Mr. Alan Levine, Managing Director for OPEN MIND Technologies USA, Inc. "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."

For more information on OPEN MIND Technologies and other Partners in THINC visit

Okuma America Corporation is the U.S.-based sales and service affiliate of Okuma Corporation, a world leader in CNC (computer numeric control) machine tools, founded in 1898 in Nagoya, Japan. The company is the industry's only single-source provider, with the CNC machine, drive, motors, encoders, and spindle all manufactured by Okuma. The company also designs its own CNC controls to integrate seamlessly with each machine tool's functionality. In 2014 Okuma launched the Okuma App Store, the industry's only centralized online marketplace for machine tool apps and related content. Along with its extensive distribution network (largest in the Americas), and Partners in THINC, Okuma is committed to helping users gain competitive advantage through the open possibilities of machine tools, today and into the future. For more information, visit or follow us on or Twitter @OkumaAmerica.

Partners in THINC is a collaboration network of more than 40 industry leaders who come together to solve problems and explore new productivity ideas for real-world manufacturers. With the open architecture, PC-based OSP control as its nucleus, Partners in THINC brings specialized equipment, expertise and a commitment to provide the best possible integrated solutions to the end-user. For more information, visit

OPEN MIND Technologies AG
Headquartered in Wessling, Germany, OPEN MIND is one of the world's leading developers of powerful CAD/CAM solutions for machine and controller-independent programming. The company develops optimized CAD/CAM solutions that include many innovative features unavailable elsewhere, to deliver significantly higher performance in both programming and machining. Strategies such as 2.5D, 3D, as well as 5-axis milling, mill/ turning, and machining operations like HSC and HPC, are efficiently designed into the hyperMILL® CAM system, providing maximum user benefit and compatibility with all current CAD solutions and extensive programming automation. OPEN MIND strives to be the best, most innovative CAD/ CAM developer in the world, and has earned the top five ranking in the CAD/CAM industry according to the 2018 NC Market Analysis Report by CIM data. OPEN MIND CAD/CAM solutions meet and exceed the requirements of the most demanding industries such as automotive, tool and mold manufacturing, production machining, medical, job shops, energy and aerospace industries, and is represented in all key markets of Asia, Europe and the Americas. OPEN MIND is a Mensch und Maschine Company. For more information visit .

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