SMEC, formally Samsung Machine Tools, is a Korean Machine Tool Builder with a proud history of building machines for top machine manufacturers in the industry. In recent history, SMEC has had technology partnerships with Mori Seiki, OKK, and Toshiba.

The SMEC SL2500M
10″ Chuck / Live Tooling / 35 HP

SMEC America started importing machines direct in 2018 through ports on the East and West Coast. SMEC specializes in CNC Turning Centers and Vertical Machining Centers.

Rigid 45 degree Slant Bed Torque Tube Designed Bed and wide guide slide way ensures long term rigidity and machining accuracy

Whether it’s a 6″ chuck 2-Axis lathe to a 24″ chuck long bed lathe, all of SMEC’s CNC Turning Centers are rigid slant bed in design with integrated box ways for long term rigidity and heavy duty machining along with a cast iron structure for superior dampening and thermal displacement. SMEC is world class.

Pre Tensioned and Double Anchored Ballscrews. All Axes ballscrews are pre-tensioned, heat treated and fixed by double anchors on both ends, providing ultimate rigidity and minimal thermal growth

Great Lakes Machinery proudly represents SMEC and in the Spring of 2018, we expanded our footprint into Western Pennsylvania covering from Erie to Pittsburgh.

Hexahedral Slide Way Frame
Wide integral way is machined from the casting,
induction hardened and precision ground to ensure
long-term rigidity, machining accuracy and heavy-duty
machining.