Success stories and PR

Racing and Machining
June/July 2016

Driven to perform - Odenthal Manufacturing in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho is where David Odenthal grew up, started racing, and built his machining business. A pair of Kitamura 300mm HMC's lead the way with their full 4th axis capabilities, offering a distinct advantage over your standard VMC's.

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World's Fastest Horizontal Machining Technology
March 2016

Kitamura's Mycenter-HX400G - Updated and upgraded. Increase productivity with new features, feeds and speeds!

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Mytrunnion-7G - Large Capacity 5-Axis Machining
February, 2016

Kitamura adds the Mytrunnion-7G large capacity 5-axis Vertical Machining Center to it's line-up - High performance, high precision - our largest 5-axis VMC

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NEW Breakthrough in VMC Machining - Kitamura Mycenter-3XD
January, 2015

Kitamura introduces their newest Vertical Machining Center. The Mycenter-3XD is a high output, compact work horse with 35HP of unbelievable cutting capability. Did we mention the extremely affordable price point?

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Racing Toward More Parts Per Pallet Load
May, 2015

Kitamura's Horizontal Machining Centers provide this worldwide supplier of high-end motorsports components the optimized workflow necessary to increase their production of pistons and connecting rods for the racing industry.

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A Winning Strategy for Efficient Machining of Inconel
May, 2015

Kitamura Horizontal Machining Centers take center stage at this Employee engaging Tacoma Machine Shop ripping through the hardest and most challenging of materials leaving in their wake more profitable parts of good quality faster without slowing down the rhythm of the shop.

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Reducing Set-Ups with Automated Pallet Systems
November, 2014

Wouldn't it be great to have the ability to set-up a pallet once and then be done with it? Kitamura automated pallet systems help this California Job Shop recover time lost to repeat set-ups for recurring part orders.

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No Compromises for Large-Mold Machining
December, 2014

Kitamura's Double Column Machining Centers expand the range of work being processed and offer additional design freedom for larger molds for this Wisconsin Operation.

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Small Complex Component Machining
June, 2014

Superior surface finishes, a reduction in cycle times and high level accuracies for this New England job shop results in parts as close to perfect as possible - Courtesy of Kitamura.

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Machining Titanium with a Space Saving VMC and 5-Axis Retrofit Increases Metal Removal
February, 2013

A small shop added two new machines, each of which is more advanced than any of the previous machine tools the company has used, and one of them is a KITAMURA. Read on to share in the shops experiences and how high quality equipment makes an impact.

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Kitamura Mytrunnion-4G - Kitamura Expands on it's 5-Axis VMC Line Up!
September, 2014

The Mytrunnion-4G 5-Axis VMC has been designed specifically for manufacturers and job shops that require higher levels of flexibility and versatility in the materials that they machine at an incredibly affordable price point.

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Invest in Automation - Go Horizontal with Multi Pallets and Tools to Increase Productivity
September, 2014

Components of varying shapes and sizes cause one manufacturer to rethink their production techniques. With the addition of Kitamura's Mycenter-HX400G Horizontal Machining Center with an 8-station automatic pallet changer, this Brea, CA manufacturer can now have as many as 20 parts set up and ready to go at one time. Most of the shops parts can now be machines in one operation, relieving the pressure.

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Kitamura's Heavy Duty Mycenter-HX800iLTGA for Precision Custom Component Machining
August, 2013

Large Part Machining - Kitamura's Mycenter-HX800iLTGA updates outdated equipment and offers this Ohio user improvements in speed, efficiency, precision and rigidity for their heavy duty machining requirements.

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