May 7, 2013

Cincinnati Manufacturing Company’s Success Story Spotlighted by CNC Machine Builder Okuma

Dimension Machine Company of Cincinnati, Ohio is featured in Okuma America Corporation's campaign highlighting how they've increased their productivity while maintaining lean operations.

Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 08, 2013

Okuma America Corporation, a world-leader in CNC machines, has launched a campaign featuring the success story of family-run manufacturing customer Dimension Machine Company of Cincinnati, Ohio. Don and Ruthann Barth, owners of Dimension Machine, launched the company in their garage in 1994. Today, Dimension has a thriving business powered by their 18 Okuma CNC machine tools. The company has recently expanded, adding revolutionary new technology.

Story Highlights

•“Five Kids, a Mortgage and No Job” — A surprise job loss leads Don and wife Ruthann to quickly set up shop in their garage. They had one customer. Nineteen years later they still have that customer, and a thriving business.

•“Customers´ Need for Speed” — Dimension sets themselves apart with fast turnarounds and ready inventory for customers´ urgent needs. This builds a strong reputation and lasting customer relationships.

•“Now We Will Have No Others” — Dimension tries Okuma CNC machines and also some other brands. They learn the big difference. “The Okumas make parts every day, and we see the profit coming in.”

•“Don´t Count Your Daughters Out” — The Barth family puts plans in motion for the succession of their company. Daughter Ruthie and son Kevin — both engineers — are leading the next generation.

•“Eureka Moment” — Don´s keen sense of “what´s next” in CNC machining technology leads to a recent expansion and the addition of a large horizontal machining center with an automated pallet pool and tool changer. This revolutionizes Dimension´s capabilities, efficiency and productivity.

See the full story and video on the Okuma website,

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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, spindle and CNC control all manufactured by Okuma. Okuma´s innovative and reliable technology, paired with comprehensive, localized service protection, allows users to run continuously with confidence — maximizing profitability. Along with its industry-leading distribution network (largest in the Americas), and Partners in THINC®, Okuma facilitates quality, productivity and efficiency, empowering the customer and enabling competitive advantage in today´s demanding manufacturing environment. For more information, visit or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @OkumaAmerica.

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