Methods Machine Tools AnnouncesPartnership With OKK Corporation

By December 27, 2019Industry News

Methods Machine Tools, Inc., announced that effective October 1, 2019 it is representing OKK Corporation in North America. For over 100 years, customers worldwide have relied on OKK horizontal, vertical, and 5-Axis machines for quality, reliability, precision and innovation.
“We are very pleased to announce our new partnership with OKK to import, distribute and provide service and support for its broad range of high-quality machine tools,” said Mr. Mark Wright, president and CEO of Methods Machine Tools, Inc. “The addition of the larger capacity line-up of OKK horizontal, vertical, and 5-Axis machines ideally complements our current machine solutions.”
OKK machines have a rigid construction and versatile design, and offer over 60 models of horizontal, vertical, and 5-axis machines to serve industries such as aerospace, automotive, energy, die/ mold and more. To ensure 100% quality control, OKK produces all key machine tool components in-house such as spindles, mechanical gears, precision square slide guide ways and special controller features.
Horizontal machining centers from OKK include the HM Series which are fast and powerful and provide easy access, maintenance and operation. The OKK HM Series is offered in several sizes with Big Plus 50-taper spindle, and a high-speed rotation APC and ATC by synchronization cam (OKK patent), delivering smooth performance and production efficiency. The HM6000S is an all-new HMC that supports face mills up to 11.81” and features an extended rigid spindle that enables tools to reach to the back side of the work envelope.
OKK vertical machining centers are exceptionally well positioned for aerospace, mold making and other demanding applications. The VM/R series, featuring large box-ways, high torque and high horsepower spindles, is designed for ultra-heavy duty cutting of titanium and other exotic materials. The VM/R series comprise of several models including the VM53R which features increased rigidity in the main body and the spindle to provide high cutting performance. The VMC’s have highly rigid and accurate box-ways similar to traditional machining centers.