Okuma announces green credentials

Since October 2022, production at Okuma’s three main machine tool factories in Japan has used only carbon-neutrally generated electricity, a goal achieved earlier than expected. The firm’s machining centres, CNC lathes and grinders are available in the UK and Ireland through sole agent NCMT.

Okuma also says that, from April this year, it will be labelling certain of its products ‘Green-Smart Machines’ if they are able to cut energy consumption considerably. These machines reducepower usage thanks to a trio of advanced technologies: the Thermo-Friendly Concept, whichnegates the need for a warm-up period; ECO Suite plus, which provides autonomous energy saving by monitoring spindle temperature and the pump; and systems for spindle cooling, which Okuma says reduce energy consumption by as much as 68% due to optimised control.
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