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HURCO Joins CCAM

The Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM) is pleased to announce Hurco has joined its consortium at the Affiliate Member level. CCAM is where the best of industry, academia, and government come together to solve advanced manufacturing challenges. Hurco is a global company with divisions throughout North America, Europe, and Asia, and provides machining centers with unique, innovative software and Computer Numerical Controls.

With its membership, Hurco has provided CCAM with their latest Cantilever 5-Axis Machining Center: a VCX600i. The VCX600i is equipped with CTS and linear scales, a 12k spindle, and B-axis travel of +40/-100 degrees. CCAM will house the Hurco VCX600i within their 62,000-square foot research facility near Richmond, Virginia.

“Hurco was founded on innovations that help our customers be more profitable, generating more than 65 patents surrounding manufacturing and CNC machining technology. We are proud to continue that leadership tradition as a member of the CCAM organization for research in advanced manufacturing,” said Cory Miller, Hurco North America’s General Manager.

“We are delighted to add Hurco as the newest member of CCAM,” says Will Powers, CCAM’s President & CEO. “Hurco brings to our consortium 50 years of experience helping companies advance their technological capabilities.”

The CCAM industry, government, and academia consortium now has 35 members including Aerojet Rocketdyne, Airbus, Arconic, Chromalloy, Kyocera SGS Precision Tools, Newport News Shipbuilding, Oerlikon Metco, Rolls-Royce, Sandvik Coromant, Siemens, Blaser Swisslube, Canon Virginia Inc., EOS, GF Machining Solutions, Hermle Machine Co., Mitutoyo, Paradigm Precision, RTI International Metals, Inc., ABB Robotics, Buehler, CGTech, Cool Clean Technologies, Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, Hurco, Mechdyne, National Instruments, Spatial Integrated Systems (SIS), GENEDGE, NASA Langley Research Center, and the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences, Old Dominion University, University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia State University, and Virginia Tech.

About CCAM

CCAM’s mission is to solve advanced manufacturing challenges. CCAM provides a resourceful and IP friendly collaborative environment to create solutions for complex advanced manufacturing challenges.  CCAM is the center of an ecosystem where academia, government, and industry partner together to create real economic value. CCAM plays an active role in the development of the most talented manufacturing workforce providing a substantial and diverse educational pathway. CCAM is located in a state-of-the-art research facility in Prince George County, Virginia. For more information, visit: www.CCAM-VA.com

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