Okuma America Corporation Names EMEC Machine Tools Inc. Okuma Distributor of the Year

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, August 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The management team of Okuma America Corporation, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of computer numerical control (CNC) machine tools, controls and automation systems, is pleased to recognize EMEC Machine Tools Inc. as its Distributor of the Year for Okuma. fiscal year 2021.

Trevor Smethurst of the EMEC Machine Tools management team accepted the award on May 25, 2022at Okuma’s annual distributor meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina, UNITED STATES. EMEC Machine Tools Inc. is headquartered in Mississauga, ON with an additional office located in Montreal, Quebeccovering Eastern Canada and the Maritimes. EMEC has been an Okuma distributor since 1995.

“Receiving this Distributor of the Year award was completely unexpected but truly a great honour, especially considering the caliber of our colleagues within the Okuma Distributor family,” said President of EMEC Machine Tools Inc. . Bill Mara. “The award is recognition of the hard work and dedication of the EMEC team during a very difficult time for everyone. On behalf of the owners of EMEC, I can say that we are very proud of our team.”

The Okuma Distributor of the Year Award was created to recognize a distributor partner for outstanding performance in selling and servicing Okuma products and services throughout a given year. Specifically, the award criteria focus on performance across many disciplines, including sales, operations, engineering, service, parts, finance, marketing, human resources, and IT. , all of which are vitally important in supporting Okuma’s mission to passionately pursue a customer for life.

Tim Thiessenvice president of sales and marketing at Okuma, expressed his gratitude to EMEC, stating that “valuing meaningful partnerships is one of our core corporate values ​​at Okuma, and we truly appreciate the strong partnership we have experienced with the EMEC team for over 25 years Their commitment to building and maintaining long-term customer relationships in Canada has created growth opportunities for our customers and mutual businesses. We look forward to many years of partnership.”

About EMEC Machines-outils inc.

For over twenty-five years, EMEC Machine Tools Inc. has had the privilege of representing some of the world’s finest machine tool builders on an exclusive basis in our territories in Eastern Canada. Since day one the mainstay of our business has been the Okuma range of machine tools and over the years we have been able to enhance our product offerings with the addition of Tsugami. Soraluce, Milltronics and Geminis.

With so many years in business and over 3,000 installations in our territories, we have come to recognize that customers are looking to build relationships with vendors they can trust and who can help them get the results. they need to be competitive. At EMEC, we continue to strive for improvement and invest in expertise to help our customers every step of the way and look forward to sharing our customers’ success over the next 25 years.

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About Okuma America Corporation

Okuma America Corporation is the United States-based sales and service subsidiary of Okuma Corporation, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of CNC (computer numerical control) machine tools, controls and automation systems. The company was founded in 1898 in Nagoya, Japan, and is the industry’s only one-stop supplier for CNC machines, drives, motors, encoders, spindles and automation systems, all manufactured by Okuma. The company designs its own CNC controls to integrate perfectly with the functionality of each machine tool. In 2014, Okuma launched the Okuma App Store, the industry’s only centralized online marketplace for machine tool apps and related content. In addition to its extensive distribution network (the largest in the Americas) and its THINC partner network of enhanced manufacturing technologies, Okuma is committed to helping users gain a competitive advantage through the open possibilities of today’s machine tools. today and tomorrow. For more information, visit Okuma.com or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

SOURCEOkuma America Corporation

Luisa D. Fuller