HURCO starts European sales of Takumi products
Pliening near Munich, Germany, October 2016: Optimum price-performance ratio, the very highest quality and expert service, on site: These are the competitive advantages of Takumi machining centers that HURCO, the well-regarded machine tool-making company, will use to conquer the European market in Fall 2016. Headquartered in Taiwan, Takumi has belonged to the HURCO group since October 2015: Specializing in the development and manufacturing of high-speed portal machines, CNC vertical machining and portal machining centers, Takumi’s range is the ideal complement to the HURCO Companies portfolio: Around 60 percent of Takumi machine tools provide unique solutions, and will expand the HURCO product range to up to more than 150 machine models.
Takumi machines: fast, stable, accurate
Since its foundation in 1988, Takumi has specialized in the development and manufacture of CNC machining centers, primarily for the tool-making and mold-making industries. Every product is developed on the basis of thorough market analyses to ensure it exactly meets current customer requirements. Even the standard versions have an impressive ranges of functions and operate quickly and accurately, remaining stable even at high speeds. “The price-performance ratio is well above that of comparable models from other manufacturers”, reported Michael Auer, Managing Director of HURCO Germany. This is why Takumi’s product lines are ideal for medium-sized companies in sectors as diverse as the tool- and mold-making industry, aviation and aerospace, medical technology and precision mechanics.
Sales and service under one roof
Takumi branded machines are sold and supplied directly by HURCO Germany, its subsidiaries in the Netherlands and Poland, and a network of dealers throughout Europe. Application technology support will be provided on-site, by specially trained CNC service technicians. This sales model guarantees customers product and service quality they can rely on. It is based on working closely together, building confidence and ensuring the machines work smoothly and efficiently wherever they are.
Possible market share of up to five percent
Michael Auer, Managing Director of HURCO Germany: “Takumi machines offer a new standard of accuracy, quality, flexibility and price in the German market: it is exactly this that makes them so interesting to medium-sized tool-making companies: we believe we can realistically expect to achieve a good market share before 2020.”