Okuma Welcomes TombStoneCity to Partners in THINC

Manufacturer supplies innovative workholding solutions for CNC machine tools.

Okuma America Corporation, a world-leader in CNC machine tools announces that TombStoneCity, a leading supplier of CNC machine tool workholding solutions, has joined Partners in THINC. TombStoneCity's tombstones and workholding products enable users to maximize throughput and increase shop floor production while maintaining outstanding quality. At IMTS 2016, TombStoneCity workholding will be featured on Okuma's MA-600HII and MB-4000H machining centers.

TombStoneCity offers standard and custom made products in addition to providing engineering design and manufacturing support for custom workholding. Their product line includes tombstones, angle plates, sub plates, modular vise systems, and 5-axis vises.
"Partners in THINC is excited to have TombStoneCity as a partner. They provide exceptional workholding solutions that enhance automation and increase production for small shops to large manufacturers," says Jeff Estes, director, Partners in THINC.
"Our collaboration with Partners in THINC and Okuma allows end users to increase efficiency and production without sacrificing quality," says Steve Popky, TombStoneCity. We are dedicated to supplying high quality workholding solutions that allow end users to utilize their machine tools to the fullest extent. We collaborate with top companies from the aerospace, automotive, agricultural, construction, and energy industries to provide our customers with the highest standards in product precision and performance.
Members of Partners in THINC provide superior technologies that are integrated with Okuma's CNC machines and controls to deliver advanced manufacturing system solutions.
For more information on TombStoneCity, and other members of Partners in THINC, visit http://www.okuma.com/partners-in-thinc.
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, and spindle all manufactured by Okuma. The company also designs their own CNC controls to integrate seamlessly with each machine tool's functionality. In 2014 Okuma launched the Okuma App Store, the industry's only centralized online marketplace for machine tool apps and related content. Along with its extensive distribution network (largest in the Americas), and Partners in THINC, Okuma is committed to helping users gain competitive advantage through the open possibilities of machine tools, today and into the future. For more information, visit http://www.okuma.com/americas or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @OkumaAmerica.
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 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 http://www.okuma.com/partners-in-thinc.
Founded in 1999, TombStoneCity has several years of expertise in CNC workholding and is the largest supplier of tombstones, angles plates, sub plates, and modular vise systems in North America. Our extensive knowledge of workholding integrates today's demand for high productivity with quality driven manufacturing. We offer a full range of workholding solutions to improve quality and reduce cycle times for the metalworking industry.

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