I want to begin by saying that we are in this together. Now, I know you’ve likely heard this many times in reference to current conditions, but at Mazak, we take this to heart. We take this to heart not only because we share many of the same challenges you face today as a local manufacturer ourselves, but because we are a family company and in times like these, we believe in showing up for your family. And we will always show up for you.
There is no doubt that your work is essential, and as a result, we are committed to doing everything we can to support you. In the coming days and weeks, we will provide additional resources to help guide all of us through these changing times and will continue to keep you informed through email, our website and social media channels. Together, we will emerge from this stronger than ever before. We are in this together.
Made in Kentucky, the VC-500A/5X Vertical Machining Center has a trunnion-style rotary/tilt table that allows for the accurate, cost-effective processing of small complex parts via full 5-axis machining. The machine also features the MAZATROL SmoothX CNC that allows for easier programming and faster part cycle times, in either EIA or MAZATROL conversational.
Reflective of its ardent commitment to superior localized customer service and support, Mazak announced it will open a new second facility in Texas. Joining the company’s existing Southwest Technology Center in Houston, the new Mazak Dallas Technical Center will serve the Northern Texas region.
As a perfect entry into Multi-Tasking technology, Mazak’s QTU-200MY Turning Center offers shops of all sizes ease of use, cost-effectiveness and unmatched productivity. The space-saving machine features a main turning spindle, tool turret with rotary milling spindle, Mazak’s new MAZATROL SmoothC control and Y-axis off-centerline capabilities for high versatility paired with all the benefits of Multi-Tasking part processing.
For those shops looking to boost productivity as well as profitability, Mazak’s QUICK TURN-250MSY Turning Center sports several new productivity-enhancing features. These include a new direct-drive turret design, higher torque main spindle, a faster more powerful milling spindle and the recently introduced MAZATROL SmoothG CNC control.
Mazak’s MULTIPLEX W200Y Multi-Tasking CNC Turning Center is the industry’s fastest in terms of DONE IN ONE® part processing capabilities. The machine loads/unloads parts quicker, provides shorter chip-to-chip times and sports the new MAZATROL SmoothG CNC with higher processing speeds for faster overall machining.
Mazak’s MEGA TURN 500M Vertical Turning Center brings unmatched speed, torque and accuracy to large part production. The MEGA TURN 500M small-footprint machine can be automated within a minimal amount of required floor space, which is especially beneficial in automotive parts manufacturing applications.
The VORTEX e-1250V/8S full 5-axis Horizontal Machining Center features an innovative design and brings increased accuracy to aerospace machining. The ergonomic machine sports a rigid, thermally symmetrical column that provides extreme stability and prevents heat distortion, making the machine a highly precise system for processing large, complex parts that require lots of material removal, such as those common in the aerospace industry.
When outfitted with a pedestal-style robot, Mazak’s single-table HCN-5000S Horizontal Machining Center delivers even higher levels of productivity, especially for short-cycle-time part applications such as those often found in the automotive industry. The HCN-5000S also features Mazak’s new MAZATROL SmoothG CNC that further enhances machine capability and performance.
Mazak hosted a record number of visitors through its booth during the six days of IMTS 2016, held at Chicago’s McCormick Place from September 12-17.
The company demonstrated over 20 highly advanced manufacturing cells and systems. Among these were its next-generation HYBRID Multi-Tasking technology that included a machine with both additive and subtractive capabilities as well as a machine that featured cryogenics to enhance milling performance and increase productivity.
Whether you’re in the market for a new Multi-Tasking, 5-Axis, milling or turning machining center, there has never been a better time to invest in innovation from Mazak. For new orders received September 12 through October 20, 2016, we are offering special pricing and 3- and 5-year financing on the broad selection of machines made at our Mazak iSMART Factory in Kentucky and Japan factories.
Mazak continues to expand its SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY platform with more new and innovative solutions that keep today’s manufacturers productive, efficient, competitive and at the forefront of innovation. Unique to the industry, Mazak’s SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY is a platform that spans the entire part production landscape from programming and metal removal to automation and data collection.
Mazak continues to reset the bar not only with respect to the manufacturing technology it offers but also the service and support that backs it. As part of its ongoing commitment to continuous improvement, the company has recently initiated significant enhancements to its Optimum Plus service and support program equating to substantial benefits for customers.
Designed and manufactured in Florence, Kentucky, the new Mazak VC-500 AM Hybrid Multi-Tasking machine combines full 5-axis capability and additive technology to revolutionize product design, reduce time to market and cut R&D costs. This new compact, cost effective Hybrid Multi-Tasking machine will make its world debut in the Mazak booth S-8300 at IMTS 2016.
Mazak recently introduced the new UN Series of high-speed vertical and horizontal machining centers, the UN-600/30V and UN-600/30H respectively, to meet the high productivity, reliability, maintenance and automation requirements of the growing automotive manufacturing industry.
As the industry leader in machine tool technology, Mazak will showcase its popular HCN-4000 Horizontal Machining Center with enhanced Multi-Tasking and automation at IMTS in booth S-8300. With new high-precision honing and orbital machining capabilities, the machine now provides Multi-Tasking, DONE IN ONE® processing that is especially beneficial for producing pump and valve-type components. And for those manufacturers ready to ramp up production with advanced automation, the HCN-4000 easily incorporates into Mazak’s PALLETECH System now controlled with the company’s new Smooth PMC software.
Manufacturing technology leader Mazak Corporation has announced that Brian Papke, long-time company president, has accepted a new position as Chairman, and Daniel Janka, former executive vice president, has been named company president. As of July 1, Janka will assume the normal operating functions of Mazak’s North American operations, including Mazak’s iSMART Factory and North American Headquarters in Kentucky along with the company’s eight Technology Centers located throughout North America
Mazak Corporation will offer approximately 25,000 technology innovators a glimpse into the next phases of its Mazak SmartBox at Cisco Systems Inc.’s Cisco Live event in Las Vegas on July 10-14. In its next phases, the Mazak SmartBox cyber-secure Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform – developed in collaboration with Cisco – will offer the power of Mazak iSmart Cloud connectivity, machine learning and predictive maintenance capabilities, in addition to process analytics at the edge.
Yamazaki Mazak Corporation has announced the start of sales of the compact #40 taper spindle horizontal machining center, the FF-5000/40, which is designed for the mass-production of automotive components.
Production equipment used for the high-volume machining of automotive components requires high productivity, high reliability, extremely convenient maintenance, and integration with high performance automation.
At IMTS, Mazak will unveil its new VARIAXIS i-800T Multi-Tasking Machine developed specifically to enhance milling operations and significantly boost productivity – especially for those manufacturers in the aerospace industry. With full 5-axis milling and turning capabilities along with integrated liquid nitrogen cryogenics technology, the machine not only delivers high processing efficiency for complex aerospace components, but also prevents the detrimental white layers typically generated when machining those parts from tough materials such as titanium, nickel, Invar and other exotics.