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Okuma and Partners in THINC Announce Sandvik Coromant as Partner of the Year

Okuma America Corporation, a world leader in CNC machine tools, is pleased to announce that Sandvik Coromant, headquartered in Fair Lawn, NJ,  a global supplier of tools, tooling solutions, and know-how to the metalworking industry, was chosen by Okuma distributors as Partner of the Year among all the members of Partner in THINC.

Okuma distributors ranked Sandvik Coromant the highest among the 40+ members, citing their stellar customer service and commitment to manufacturing productivity. Sandvik Coromant’s timely responsiveness to customer inquiries, in addition to their availability and involvement at distributor-sponsored training events, earned them the distinct honor. Okuma distributors and partners work closely together to find the most effective solutions to customer’s production issues. This partnership comprises the largest, cross-company collaborative network in the metal working and machining industry.

Benefits of Sandvik Coromant’s tooling solutions include:

  • Metal cutting training – free e-learning programs to help workers stay abreast of the latest techniques and technology at www/
  • Application Centers - high tech facilities providing total component solutions
  • Productivity Centers – worldwide centers offer hands-on training from skilled experts on state-of-the-art machines
  • Tooling systems for machine type – a comprehensive guide to find the right tooling systems for machine type

“Sandvik Coromant is a very highly respected supplier of cutting tools and machining solutions and this is validated by them receiving the highest overall rating from all of Okuma’s Distributors in 2013.  Congratulations to Sandvik Coromant for receiving the highest rating among all of our extremely valued Partners.” said Jeff Estes, Director of Partners in THINC.

For more information on Sandvik Coromant and our other members of Partners in THINC, visit  

About Okuma America Corporation:

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, spindle and CNC control all manufactured by Okuma. Okuma’s innovative and reliable technology, paired with comprehensive, localized service protection, allows users to run continuously with confidence – maximizing profitability.  Along with its industry-leading distribution network (largest in the Americas), and Partners in THINC, Okuma facilitates quality, productivity and efficiency, empowering the customer and enabling competitive advantage in today’s demanding manufacturing environment.  For more information, visit or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @OkumaAmerica.

About Partners in THINC:

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 THINC®-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

About Sandvik Coromant:

Sandvik Coromant is a global leading supplier of cutting tools, tooling solutions and know-how to the metalworking industry. With extensive investments in research and development Sandvik Coromant creates unique innovations and sets new productivity standards together with their customers. These include the world’s major automotive, aerospace and energy industries. Sandvik Coromant has 8000 employees and is represented in 130 countries. It is part of the business area Sandvik Machining Solutions within the global industrial group Sandvik.

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