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Setting the Standard

As a world leader in the development of computer numeric controls (CNC (Computerized Numerical Control) See numerical control.

CNC - Collaborative Networked Communication
) and machining technology, Okuma machines are known for their power, control, reliability, and excellent performance-the same qualities expected for the demands of Motorsports manufacturing. Okuma machine tools set the standard for high performance in the production of racing engine components from pistons and cylinder heads to camshafts, with the precision needed for achieving a competitive edge.

The Okuma High Performance Motorsports industry team was formed in 2004 to develop machining technology that can adapt to the changing needs quickly and accurately. Since 2005, Okuma has been named the Official Machine Tool Sponsor of the National hot Rod Association
"NHRA" redirects here. NHRA is also an acronym for the National Human Resources Association and the National Horseracing Authority.

The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA)
. Today, Okuma partners with NHRA NHRA National Hot Rod Association
NHRA Northland Human Resource Association
NHRA National Human Resources Association
NHRA Nursing Home Reform Act
NHRA National Hospice Regatta Alliance
NHRA National Heritage Resources Act (South Africa) 
 racing teams including Bill Miller Engineering, Don Prudhomme Snake Racing, and Don Schumacher Racing, and has partnerships and equipment used by NASCAR teams including Richard Childress Racing RCR Enterprises, LLC, doing business as Richard Childress Racing, is a NASCAR team fielding Chevrolets for Kevin Harvick, Clint Bowyer, Jeff Burton, and Scott Wimmer in the NEXTEL Cup Series as well as the #2 BB&T Chevy for Clint Bowyer, the #21 AutoZone Chevy for Harvick  (RCR) and Chip Ganassi Racing Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates is an automotive racing organization with teams competing in NASCAR, IRL, and Grand-Am racing. It is owned by businessmen Chip Ganassi and Felix Sabates.

The team is based in Concord, North Carolina, which is a suburb of Charlotte.
. COMP Cams also uses Okuma machine tools to refine precision machining techniques for the high horsepower needs of competitive motorsports. The lessons Okuma learns from these shops and others translate into improvements in technology for virtually every type of precision machining application.

Contact: Okuma America Corp., 11900 Westhall Dr., Charlotte, NC 28278; Ph: 704-588-7000; Web:; or Circle 192.

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Date:Sep 1, 2008
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