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Demonstrating the NEW BR Series Power Chuck at Thomas Skinner, Richmond, BC, Open House Event on 11/21/19

Thomas Skinner is Western Canada’s leading distributor of industrial metalworking products and machine shop supplies, and represents Kitagawa NorthTech Workholding and Chucks in the territory. Event Info: See Kitagawa’s NEW BR Series Power Chuck demonstration Open House Date:Thursday, November 21, 2019 Open House Time:10 AM to 5 PM Thomas Skinner Richmond, BC Visit www.thomasskinner.com to […]

PW Engineered Workholding Solutions Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8mKo3mRoCk This is a Kitagawa NorthTech engineered solution utilizing a standard PW chuck, but with custom top tooling engineered in-house. The PW Chuck is our ball lock Chuck commonly used for gripping raw castings, forgings and other first operation work pieces. Here it is in the final stages of performance testing in our Schaumburg, IL […]

Introducing DKF Low Profile, Quick Change Collet Chucks

Schaumburg, IL – May 31, 2019 – Kitagawa NorthTech, Inc., global Workholding leader, and manufacturer of Custom Engineered Chucks and Workholding, Heavy Duty Oil & Gas Chucks, Large VTL Chucks and Face Plates, Steady Rests, introduces their new DKF Series of Low Profile, Collet Chucks. The DKF Low Profile Collet Chuck features a compact nose […]

Shawn Luschei Promoted to VP of Sales & Marketing

Mr. Shawn Luschei was promoted to Vice President Sales & Marketing for the company. Luschei worked for the company for 17 years from 1994 to 2011, and then rejoined the company in 2017 as Senior Sales Manager. In this new leadership role, Mr. Luschei will manage and direct inside and outside sales teams, as well […]

Ryosuke Yatsunami Promoted to Business Development Manager

Previously serving as Inside Sales Manager for the company, Mr. Yatsunami has now been promoted to Business Development Manager. In this new position, Yatsunami will operate in a few different management and sales capacities. He will focus on supporting KNI’s strategic growth initiatives including, Rotary Table new product launches, key accounts management, while maintaining relationships […]

Valued Employee of 23 Years, Judy Kirscht Retires from Kitagawa NorthTech

The mood at Kitagawa NorthTech today is happy and sad.  Sad that valued employee of 23 years, Judy Kirscht is retiring – and happy that she will enjoy her well deserved retirement. Joining the company in October of 1995, Judy has held various positions throughout her career, but most recently served as Customer Service Manager. […]

Kitagawa NorthTech’s Nobel Oil & Gas Workholding at Houstex 2019, Booth 2008

Kitagawa NorthTech will be showing their offering of Nobel Workholding and Chucks for Oil & Gas industry applications at HOUSTEX 2019. Visit booth#2008 at  the George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas from February 26-28. Show hours 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Call 1-800-222-4138 for more information. HOUSTEX 2019 is an interactive experience, dedicated to […]

Lower Pricing Now Available on Our B200 Series Power Chucks!

Schaumburg, IL – Special Announcement – Kitagawa pioneered the Power Chuck workholding concept almost 50 years ago with its first break through design. The B200 Power Chuck has become the most popular power chuck among machine tool OEMs and end users around the world. Kitagawa’s B200 Series power chucks for lathe and turning applications are […]


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