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We are scientists, engineers, industry leaders and academic experts in search of innovations for metals manufacturing. We experiment, discover and learn together in a world-class applied research and development facility.

Our vision is to provide solutions to metals and other manufacturing challenges while preparing the industry’s workforce through on-the-job learning and serving as a catalyst for regional economic prosperity.

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Sugino, global leader in precision manufacturing equipment, joins OMIC R&D as 23rd member

OMIC R&D welcomed Sugino Machine Limited in January 2019 as its 23rd member. With its global headquarters in Uozu, Toyama Prefecture Japan, and U.S. headquarters in Itasca, Illinois, Sugino supports a wide array of industries with precision equipment for high-pressure cleaning, machining, and many other functions in diverse industries ranging from automobiles to aircrafts to construction and energy.

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Two Global Manufacturers Providing Training to Local Industry on Sophisticated Machinery at OMIC R&D Facility

Two international OMIC R&D members – WFL Millturn Technologies of Austria and Sandvik Coromant of Sweden – will be demonstrating how to maximize manufacturing results using new metal cutting technologies at OMIC R&D on both February 20 and February 21.

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WFL enthused the visitors with the latest machinery innovation M30-G MILLTURN at the METAV in Düsseldorf (February 20th – 24th, 2018).

OMIC R&D Member Spotlight


Industry Member of the Month, Daimler Trucks North America

Daimler Trucks North America LLC is America’s leading producer of heavy-duty vehicles. An engineering innovator for freight hauling and road transportation, Daimler produces the bestselling brands of cross-continent trucks for moving food, clothing, medical, educational and building supplies.

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Welcome new member, Sugino Machine Limited

Sugino manufactures innovative, precision equipment for high-pressure cleaning, deburring, machining, drilling and tapping, burnishing, waterjet cutting, and more.

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