Engineering Design Services

Engineering Design Services

Our Philosophy is to understand our customers’ needs thoroughly, and then develop a solution that is right for them. This allows us to create a solution that meets the need exactly, with either an “out of the box” or custom-designed chuck. Our engineers perform a full project review with the customer to get an in-depth [...]
Productivity Programs

Productivity Programs

Reach New Levels of Productivity While the Kitagawa brand is globally recognized for its world-class workholding solutions, Kitagawa-NorthTech, Inc. is evolving years of machining and engineering experience into a new realm by launching a business consultancy group quite unlike its workholding heritage.  This entity will engage the leadership of North America’s manufactures who are committed [...]
Kitagawa has a Rich Heritage Dating Back to 1937

Kitagawa has a Rich Heritage Dating Back to 1937

In this video learn about the impressive history of Kitagawa dating back to the early 1900s when the company was officially formed in Hiroshima, Japan. The company is presently led by Mr. Yuji Kitagawa, President, Kitagawa Iron Works. It also provides an overview of standard and advanced chucks, fixtures, custom engineered workholding systems, repair and [...]

Automated Jaw Pallet System

Automated Jaw Pallet System ROBOTIC AUTOMATION IS FINALLY A VIABLE SOLUTION FOR LOW-TO-MODERATE VOLUME PARTS MACHINING IN YOUR CNC LATHE OPERATION • Jaw Pallet replacing method allows you to change all 3 jaws at once by replacing entire Pallet • Deliver your work-pieces and Jaw Pallets by Robot or Shuttle • Flexible capabilities for automated robotic systems [...]
Revolutionizing Automation with Kitagawa’s AJPS for Parts Machining

Revolutionizing Automation with Kitagawa’s AJPS for Parts Machining

Analyzing Gripping Force in CNC Lathes and Turning Centers has Always Been Difficult for Machine Tool Users Until Now Introducing the new Digital Grip Force Analyzer Software and Kit, PC Version from Kitagawa NorthTech for machine tool users and machine shops. Improper gripping force and parts slipping in the chuck reduces cycle times, productivity and [...]
Kitagawa Northtech Hires Shaun Thomas as Senior Manager of Engineering & Manufacturing

Kitagawa Northtech Hires Shaun Thomas as Senior Manager of Engineering & Manufacturing

Shaun Thomas joins Kitagawa NorthTech to manage and support custom workholding engineering, manufacturing, quality control and testing processes Schaumburg, IL – April 18, 2017 – Kitagawa NorthTech, Inc. announced Shaun Thomas has joined the company as Senior Manager of Engineering & Manufacturing. In his position for the Workholding Company, Shaun will be instrumental in managing [...]