Niigata announces new North American headquarters


Niigata, a world leader in horizontal machining centers, recently announced the opening of its North American headquarters, Niigata Machine Techno USA, Inc., in Elk Grove Village, Illinois.

Already well established in the U.S. since 1980, Niigata’s expansion further reinforces its commitment to the market. Centrally located in the Midwest, the headquarters supports North American manufacturing with a full line of Niigata horizontal machining centers and parts. The new facility also provides expert service, applications engineering, and technical support.

Recognized worldwide for its reliable, high-quality, and innovative horizontal machining centers, the machine tool builder was founded in 1895 in Japan. A wholly owned subsidiary of Niigata Machine Techno Co., Ltd in Niigata City, Japan, the new U.S. location is the exclusive North American distributor of the Niigata product line. As horizontal machining center specialists, Niigata world-class solutions feature high-speed, accurate, and productive performance. “Our long tradition of exceeding expectations has resulted in long-term customer satisfaction and loyalty,” said Hans Retra, president and CEO of Niigata Machine Techno USA, Inc. “The first Niigata machine sells the next.”

The wide range of models includes heavy-duty boxway, roller guide, and hybrid (boxway and roller guide) machines, with work envelopes reaching 1,600 mm. For versatile machining, Niigata also offers a line of facing centers and bar machines.

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