Mazak Newsroom

October 2019

Key Technological Breakthroughs Advanced Multi-Tasking

Today, when many people think of Multi-Tasking, they think of INTEGREX, the series of Mazak machines that introduced the concept to many manufacturers, and the myriad benefits shops can achieve with the technology. Without the need to transfer workpieces from one machine to the next, Multi-Tasking machines require minimal human intervention and can operate unattended for longer periods of time. They allow manufacturers to accomplish more with fewer machine tools on their factory floors, which saves valuable production space. Fewer required machines, in turn, results in lower production costs and shorter job turnaround times.

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Mazak Congratulates Roger Penske on Presidential Medal of Freedom Award

Long-time Team Penske technical sponsor Mazak Corp. extended congratulations to Roger S. Penske who recently received the Presidential Medal of Freedom Award at the White House from President Donald Trump. As the nation’s highest civilian award, the Medal of Freedom is bestowed upon those individuals who have contributed significantly to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace or to cultural or other public or private endeavors.

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Why It’s Important to DISCOVER What We Can Do Together

November will soon arrive, and the team here at Mazak is excited to show all of our customers what we’ve been working on for DISCOVER 2019. Our theme for this year’s version of the industry’s largest private event is “Discover What We Can Do Together,” because our customers’ success is our success, and each of our successes advance our entire industry. Regardless of the size of a manufacturer’s shop, our primary goal is to help them discover the resources they need to be as productive and profitable as they can be – and at DISCOVER 2019, you will have the opportunity to see that firsthand.

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Leading Minds of Manufacturing to Speak at Mazak DISCOVER 2019 Event

Scheduled for November 5-7 and 12-13 at Mazak’s North American Headquarters and Manufacturing Campus in Florence, Kentucky, the DISCOVER 2019 technology and education event will feature presentations from Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), University of Cincinnati, Lockheed Martin, GE Aviation, Cisco Systems, AMT -The Association for Manufacturing Technology and several others on such industry-critical topics as automation, workforce development, HYBRID Multi-Tasking, digitally connected factories and cybersecurity.

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September 2019

Mazak to Showcase Latest in Advanced Manufacturing Technology at SEMA

Mazak Corporation will feature the latest of its advanced machine tool technology at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show at the Las Vegas Convention Center on November 5-8. Visitors to Booth 10521 will be able to experience how Mazak’s simple but innovative machine tool technology, namely the VC-300A/5X and the QUICK TURN 200MSY, can transform part-production operations and expand manufacturers’ capabilities.

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Case Study: Magnum Machining, Inc.

At one point in time, Magnum Machining Inc. processed the majority of its parts with a bevy of vertical machining centers (VMCs). Unfortunately, that type of machining platform didn’t quite mesh with the shop’s part-production needs.

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Mazak Further Boosts VTC-200C Performance With MAZATROL SmoothG CNC

Mazak has supported the efforts of job shops and major manufacturers alike by enhancing the already exceptionally productive VTC-200C Vertical Machining Center with the addition of the MAZATROL SmoothG CNC and its suite of SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY software solutions.

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Mazak Technology Centers Are There for Your Manufacturing Success

Across the United States, in Canada and in Mexico, our network of Mazak Technology Centers puts our customers first so they can take full advantage of their investments in Mazak manufacturing technology. Situated in key geographic locations to reach and benefit every customer

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Yamazaki Mazak Corporation Announces Leadership Transition

Yamazaki Mazak Corporation announced that President Tomohisa Yamazaki will become the company’s chairman while Vice President Takashi Yamazaki has been named the new president. The transition, which took effect June 24 and coincides with the company’s 100th anniversary

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Unleash Your Manufacturing Potential at DISCOVER 2019

Whether you’re looking for the single new machine that will transform your shop’s capabilities, exploring automation technology that will let you turn out the lights for unmanned operations, searching for digital tools to simplify your processes or considering machine connectivity solutions that will link all your production cells together, you’ll find what you’re looking for at DISCOVER 2019

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Attendees to Experience Enhanced Training, Service and Digital Capabilities at Mazak DISCOVER 2019

The industry’s largest private manufacturing event, DISCOVER 2019, will offer visitors the opportunity to experience Mazak Corporation’s wide range of productivity-enhancing digital solutions, from powerful SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY solutions to the latest in training and machine connectivity methodologies. The event, which takes place November 5-7 and 12-13 at the company’s North American Manufacturing Headquarters in Florence, Kentucky, will set the stage for the North American debut of several innovative new digital technologies that include Mixed Reality Training and the MAZATROL SmoothAi CNC...

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August 2019

Mazak Launches Special Kentucky Machine Financing Program

To ensure manufacturers can make the machine tool investments they need to surpass customer expectations and stay ahead of the competition, Mazak has announced a special financing program for select models of its line of Kentucky-built machines in the United States. The program, in effect now, runs through September 30, 2019, and encourages interested individuals to contact the Mazak MCC Credit Group for more information.

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Shop Prospers as a House of Horizontals

At one point in time, Magnum Machining Inc. processed the majority of its parts with a bevy of vertical machining centers (VMCs). Unfortunately, that type of machining platform didn’t quite mesh with the shop’s part-production needs. What did prove to be the perfect production match?

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Mazak Will Bring Machining Value and Productivity to SOUTHTEC 2019

Fulfilling manufacturers’ needs for modern machines that are both cost-effective and highly productive, Mazak Corporation will spotlight its QUICK TURN 250MSY Multi-Tasking Machine, QT-PRIMOS 100 Turning Center with GR100 Gantry Loader and the VCN-570C Vertical Machining Center at SOUTHTEC 2019, October 22-24, in Greenville, South Carolina at the Greenville Convention Center. In booth #1709, Mazak, in partnership with Premier Engineering LLC, will give visitors the opportunity to experience the machines under full power and running real-world parts.

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Dynamics 365 Field Service Means Faster, Better Service

To simplify the service experience for customers and service professionals alike, Mazak Corporation has introduced Dynamics 365 (D365) Field Service, an electronic service management system. Designed to speed up the process and get your manufacturing equipment back up and running as fast as possible, D365 eliminates paper reports and manual follow-up calls in favor of an automated system made for easy, fast and effective communication.

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Mazak VTC-300C FSW Combines Milling and Friction Stir Welding Capabilities

A part of Mazak’s family of HYBRID Multi-Tasking machining centers, the VTC-300C FSW combines milling capabilities with those of FRICTION STIR WELDING (FSW). With a full traveling-column design, automatic tool changer and powerful 40-taper spindle in addition to the FSW package, this machine helps shops achieve reduced lead times and greater part accuracy with less required capital equipment and floor space – all while enabling completely novel methods for processing parts with stronger welds than ever before.

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Mazak Adds Automation to Multi-Tasking with the QUICK TURN 250MSY + GR100

To help manufacturers achieve the highest level of overall throughput, Mazak Corporation has designed its Kentucky-built QUICK TURN 200/250 Series of CNC turning centers as a flexible machine base suitable for numerous highly productive configurations. One such example, the QUICK TURN 250MSY Multi-Tasking Turning Center with GR100 Gantry Robot, offers full DONE IN ONE® part-processing capabilities and fully automated part loading/unloading with the GR100 Gantry Robot for exceptional production efficiency.

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Mazak to Spotlight High-productivity Machine Tool Technology at CMTS 2019

For those Canadian shops looking to boost productivity as well as profitability, Mazak will demonstrate several high-capability machining systems at the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) from September 30-October 3 in booth #2560. These advanced systems – under full power and processing real-world parts – will include the VTC-300C Vertical Traveling Column machine, HCR-5000S Horizontal Machining Center, QUICK TURN 250MSY and INTEGREX i-100 BARTAC-S Multi-Tasking Machines, and VC-500A/5X Vertical Machining Center.

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July 2019

Mazak to Demonstrate Over 30 Advanced Machining Systems at DISCOVER 2019

At DISCOVER 2019, the industry’s largest private-sector manufacturing education and technology event, Mazak Corporation will demonstrate more than 30 manufacturing systems ranging from cost-efficient turning and milling solutions to state-of-the-art HYBRID technologies that allow manufacturers to reimagine part-production operations altogether. Visitors to the event will also experience the full line of automation solutions available for Mazak equipment, as well as the latest productivity-enhancing SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY digital tools. DISCOVER 2019 takes place at Mazak’s North American Manufacturing Headquarters in Florence, Kentucky, November 5-7 and 12-13.

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Mazak Employees Meet and Mingle with Team Penske Drivers

Ever since the creation of the first all-metal lathe in 1751, manufacturers have depended on highly flexible and precise “mother machines,” the metalcutting equipment used to produce all other factory equipment. More than 200 years later, Mazak contributed to this effort with its SLANT TURN 40 ATC Mill Center, which gave manufacturers the ability to mill and turn on a single machine platform. Today, Mazak offers a comprehensive range of solutions – the Five Levels of Multi-Tasking – designed to ensure that each shop has an option that suits its unique needs.

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Mazak Employees Meet Team Penske Drivers at Appreciation Event

In recognition of the continued hard work and dedication of all its employees, Mazak Corporation recently hosted an employee appreciation event with special guests Team Penske drivers Brad Keselowski #2 Ford Mustang (MENCS)/Ford Mustang (NXS) and Austin Cindric #22 Mazak Ford Mustang (NXS). The drivers met Mazak employees in the National Technology Center on the company’s North American Manufacturing Headquarters campus in Florence, Kentucky, and emphasized the importance of team Mazak’s contributions to Team Penske winning races.

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Machine Gears With Ease Thanks to HYBRID Multi-Tasking

Many shops shy away from manufacturing jobs involving parts that require some form of gear machining operations. These shops believe that such work is very complicated and requires specialized expertise and equipment, including individual machines dedicated to gear skiving or hobbing. But instead of refusing gear work or farming it out to gear specialists, job shops can easily keep gear work in-house – and even attract new customers – with the power of the INTEGREX Auto Gear (AG) series.

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Shop Pressures the Competition with Advanced Machine Tools

To produce a completely U.S.-made product and keep the pressure on its off-shore competition, PumpWorks Industrial in Houston, Texas, had to leverage the latest manufacturing technology and become extremely efficient internally.

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Mazak Announces Dates for Much Anticipated DISCOVER Manufacturing Event

DISCOVER 2019, an education and technology event that draws thousands and has become a manufacturing industry mainstay, will take place at Mazak Corporation’s North American Manufacturing Headquarters in Florence, Kentucky, in November from the 5th to the 7th and from the 12th to the 13th. DISCOVER 2019 – as well as all the company’s regional DISCOVER MORE WITH MAZAK events – continues to propagate Mazak’s steadfast dedication to supporting North American manufacturers and providing them with invaluable resources for learning and manufacturing innovation.

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Mazak to Spotlight Kentucky-Built Machine Tool Innovations at WESTEC

Mazak continues to advance North American manufacturing with machines produced in its Florence, Kentucky, facility that help shorten delivery lead times, ensure access to the company's latest technologies and offer customers centralized U.S.-based support. At WESTEC 2019 in Booth 1031, Mazak will spotlight the advanced capabilities of several of these highly productive machines.

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June 2019

Basin Precision Machining LLC transforms workflow with Mazak automation

To combine high-mix/low-volume production with single-piece production flow – and virtually eliminate setup time – lean manufacturer Basin Precision Machining implemented Mazak PALLETECH System automation and the Mazak SmartBox launch platform.

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Mazak expands state-of-the-art spindle rebuild center in Kentucky

Our newly expanded and updated Spindle Rebuild Department offers industry-leading services with factory-trained technicians, advanced capabilities, OEM certification and ultra-quick turnaround.

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Mazak wins 2018 Top Plant Award from Plant Engineering

Our Florence, KY manufacturing plant has become a technology showcase, with machine connectivity and data access for maximum productivity. We're delighted and honored that Plant Engineering magazine chose us for its prestigious 2018 Top Plant Award.

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Climb the levels of Multi-Tasking with QUICK TURN

Mazak's Kentucky-built QUICK TURN Series of CNC turning centers offers you Multi-Tasking power, from basic milling and turning to Mazak's DONE IN ONE® part processing. This multi-configuration machine series combines productivity, accuracy and reliability for small to medium-sized parts – and provides your ideal level of performance.

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Defusing Explosive Titanium Additive Situations

For manufacturers across every industry, additive manufacturing (AM) holds enormous promise, particularly when it comes to the production of parts made from high-value materials such as titanium. Rather than starting with a block of titanium large enough to contain an entire part and cutting it down to size – creating a massive heap of chips in the process – AM allows manufacturers to build parts to near-net shape. Nevertheless, one key feature shared by many AM processes presents a serious challenge to the technique’s widespread use: the volatility of titanium feedstock.

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Mazak Further Boosts VTC-200C Performance With MAZATROL SmoothG Control

FLORENCE, Ky., June 26, 2019 – Mazak Corporation has enhanced the already exceptionally productive VTC-200C Vertical Machining Center with the addition of the MAZATROL SmoothG CNC and its suite of SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY software solutions. The control complements the VTC-200C’s full traveling-column design, automatic tool changer and powerful 40-taper spindle, all of which combine to enable fast cycle times and accurate machining for extremely long and heavy workpieces in industries such as construction, agriculture and energy production.

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Yamazaki Mazak Corporation Announces Leadership Transition

Manufacturing technology leader Yamazaki Mazak Corporation has announced that President Tomohisa Yamazaki will become the company’s chairman while Vice President Takashi Yamazaki has been named the new president. The transition, which will take effect June 24 and coincides with the company’s 100th anniversary, is the result of a long-planned leadership evolution designed to position the company for continued growth while cementing its ability to provide support to manufacturers around the world.

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Mazak Congratulates Team Penske on 18th Indy 500 Victory

FLORENCE, Ky., June 10, 2019 – Mazak Corporation, a longtime technical sponsor for Team Penske, extends its congratulations to Simon Pagenaud and the entire team for their victory at the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500. Pagenaud won his 13th-career IndyCar victory and brought the Borg Warner Trophy back to Team Penske for another year, marking the team’s 18th victory at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s premier event and its first back-to-back win since 2001-2002.

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Mazak Corporation Announces New Distributor for Southern Ohio

FLORENCE, Ky., June 1, 2019 – As part of its continuous efforts to further expand its support of U.S. manufacturers with exceptional customer service and advanced manufacturing technology, Mazak Corporation has announced that Knox Machinery, located in Franklin, Ohio, will represent the company as its southern Ohio distributor, effective immediately.

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May 2019

Mazak Expands State-of-the-Art Spindle Rebuild Center in Kentucky

FLORENCE, Ky., May 29, 2019 – With the expansion of its industry-leading Spindle Rebuild Department, Mazak will reset the bar for efficiency and quality in OEM-factory-certified spindle rebuild services. The expanded and newly updated department, which will now be located in the South Building on Mazak’s Kentucky manufacturing campus, will further improve the company’s ability to quickly deliver spindles and reduce customer downtime.

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Climb the Levels of Multi-Tasking with QUICK TURN

Ever since the creation of the first all-metal lathe in 1751, manufacturers have depended on highly flexible and precise “mother machines,” the metalcutting equipment used to produce all other factory equipment. More than 200 years later, Mazak contributed to this effort with its SLANT TURN 40 ATC Mill Center, which gave manufacturers the ability to mill and turn on a single machine platform. Today, Mazak offers a comprehensive range of solutions – the Five Levels of Multi-Tasking – designed to ensure that each shop has an option that suits its unique needs.

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Mazak Technology Centers Are There For Your Manufacturing Success

Across the United States, in Canada and in Mexico, our network of Mazak Technology Centers puts our customers first so they can take fully productive, profitable advantage of their investments in Mazak manufacturing technology.

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April 2019

Mazak to Showcase Additive Innovations at RAPID + TCT

FLORENCE, Ky., April 22, 2019 – Mazak will feature several of its groundbreaking HYBRID Multi-Tasking technologies, including HOT WIRE AM (HWD) and LASER METAL DEPOSITION (AM) along with AUTO GEAR (AG) and Friction Stir Welding (FSW), at RAPID + TCT 2019 in Detroit, MI. Visitors to booth 2165 will learn how machines with these innovative functions combine both additive and conventional subtractive capabilities to handle the most demanding, complex parts in single setups for complete part processing.

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Technology Plus Innovation Equals Productivity for Mazak

Mazak recently received the prestigious Top Plant Award from Plant Engineering magazine. The award recognized all that we've accomplished at our Florence, Kentucky, plant, and I’d like to take this time to share what we've done.

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Mazak Northeast Event to Feature Advanced Technology and Skilled-Labor Networking

Mazak will host a special Discover More with Mazak™ Technology + Education event at its Northeast Technology Center in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, on May 14-16, 2019. Manufacturers in the region can explore advanced technologies designed to address their practical application challenges with enhanced precision, flexibility and productivity. Attendees also will have opportunities to network with skilled labor and representatives of local machining education programs.

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Mazak Meets Innovation in San Francisco

Mazak Corporation has long been dedicated to supporting the growth of high-tech innovation and manufacturing excellence on the West Coast, including offices mere miles from the heart of Silicon Valley in Milpitas, California. And this year, the company will demonstrate its continued commitment to the region and its diverse industries – including semiconductor fabrication, aerospace, medical devices, construction, agriculture and more – with the grand opening of a new 10,000-square-foot San Francisco Technical Center in nearby Fremont.

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Mazak Showcases Large Part Production and Advanced CNCs at WMTS

At WMTS 2019 in Booth 213, Mazak Canada will offer live demonstrations of Multi-Tasking capabilities and SmoothG controls to attendees in industries including oil and gas. Machine demonstrations will feature two machines manufactured in the company's award-winning Florence, Kentucky facility.

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Mazak Continues to Expand Customer Support Network with New Florida Facility

FLORENCE, Ky., April 8, 2019 – In line with its on-going dedication to customer support, Mazak will open a new Florida Technical Center centrally located in the Orlando area to serve manufacturers of all sizes throughout the state, including Florida’s “space coast,” Tampa and Jacksonville regions. The new facility will provide local and immediate access to demonstrations of the latest in advanced manufacturing technologies along with sales, service, application and training support.

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March 2019

Bridging the Skills Gap with MAZATROL

Mazak has spent decades perfecting its human-machine interfaces (HMI), seeking at every opportunity to simplify the operation of our machines and streamline the learning process for new operators. This effort has included everything from new machine controls to the Progressive Learning program we offer at Technology and Technical Centers across North America. Perhaps the most important element of our mission to fill the skills gap, however, is MAZATROL, the industry’s leading conversational programming language for CNC machining.

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Shop Roots Out Long Setup Times with Advanced Automation

Erik Anderson, president and CEO of Basin Precision Machining LLC, has determined that setups are the root of all evil when it comes to manufacturing productivity. They cause part variations, downtime, and high-percentage scrap rates. And like many other shops, Basin, too, faced the challenge of long and complex job setups—until the Jefferson, WI-based shop fought back with automation.

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Case Study: R-Tech Takes Big, Bold Machine Approach to Manufacturing Success

At the onset of business with its now key machine tool supplier, R-Tech Tool & Machine in Wamego, Kansas, kicked off the relationship the complete opposite way most other shops would have done. Instead of a conservative start with maybe smaller, moderately priced technology, the shop purchased, in the words of Doug Routh, president of R-Tech, “the biggest and baddest machine” Mazak offered.

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Event: DISCOVER MORE WITH MAZAK Northeast 2019

Learn how you can shorten part cycle times and new-operator learning curves with MAZATROL Smooth CNCs, catapult part-processing capabilities with HYBRID Multi-Tasking and optimize your production efficiency and output with SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY solutions at the DISCOVER MORE WITH MAZAK Technology + Education Event at our Northeast Technology Center. Along with all the technology advantages you’ll see, be sure to join us for lunch and dinner on May 14 and 15, as well as the opportunity to meet – or even hire – recent graduates of local schools and technical colleges at our Student Day on May 16.

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Event: DISCOVER MORE WITH MAZAK Midwest 2019

Discover how to enhance your shop’s ability to cut parts and stay competitive at our DISCOVER MORE WITH MAZAK Midwest event, where you’ll have the chance to experience Mazak technology, hear from applications experts, participate in interactive presentations and discuss your own operational challenges with Mazak personnel. Be sure to stick around after the event for the 28th annual Technology & Manufacturing Association (TMA) Precision Machining Competition for Illinois high school students, who will be competing for 25 awards in six categories.

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Mazak Advances HYBRID Technology With MegaStir Acquisition

Mazak Corporation has announced its acquisition of MegaStir, a supplier of friction stir welding (FSW) tools and technology located in Provo, Utah. With the acquisition, Mazak continues to expand and build upon its HYBRID Multi-Tasking Machine Technology. The new Mazak MegaStir will provide further system advancements and evolve into an FSW technology center. A resident FSW machine in Provo as well as in other Mazak Technology Centers will provide customers the potential for real manufacturing solutions in a DONE IN ONE® capacity.

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Mazak Boosts VTC-300C Performance With MAZATROL SmoothG Control

To further enhance its exceptionally productive VTC-300C Vertical Machining Center, Mazak Corporation has added the MAZATROL SmoothG CNC and its suite of SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY software solutions. The new control complements the VTC-300C’s full traveling-column design, automatic tool changer and powerful 40-taper spindle, all of which combine to enable fast cycle times and accurate machining for extremely long and heavy workpieces in industries such as construction, agriculture and energy production.

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Artificial Intelligence Makes Spindle Health Monitoring a Reality

Spindle downtime costs money in more ways than one. The failure of a single machine can take down an entire cell or disable a multi-machine production process. Downtime also can lead to a pattern of missed commitments that harms supplier/customer relationships. But without the ability to analyze spindle behavior and predict approaching failures, shops can find themselves in the middle of large, deadline-sensitive jobs with out-of-commission equipment, waiting for replacement parts that could take weeks to arrive. Rather than compromise profitability, shops need a maintenance program that anticipates problems – and new digital monitoring technologies can help screen out these avoidable setbacks.

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Faster Machines Equals Faster Time to Market for Company

One could say that Lifetime Products’ competitive advantage depends on the speed at which its mold division machines the tooling used in the blog molds that produce basically all the company’s plastic products.The faster the mold division creates the tooling, the quicker the company can get new products to market ahead of its competition.

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Mazak Further Expands Processing Flexibility With HYBRID FSW

Some of the biggest challenges in manufacturing involve joining pieces of metal without altering their microstructure, creating substantial heat-affected zones, applying filler material or making the metal porous, especially where vastly different shapes and dissimilar metals come together. As Mazak continues to advance the flexible talents of its HYBRID Multi-Tasking machines, one of the newest – and most innovative – of these capabilities lies in friction stir welding (FSW), a technology that addresses these joining challenges with new approaches that weren't readily available just a few years ago. Best of all, Mazak combines FSW technology – which produces better welds than conventional methods – with conventional part machining capabilities for complete part processing on one highly productive multi-tasking platform.

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February 2019

Mazak to Host Midwest Advanced Manufacturing Technology Event

FLORENCE, Ky., February 12, 2019 – Mazak will host an annual Discover More with Mazak™ Technology and Education Event at its Midwest Technology Center in Schaumburg, Illinois, on May 9, 2019, featuring live machines showcasing advanced Mazak technologies. This event also will incorporate the 28th annual Technology & Manufacturing Association (TMA) Precision Machining Competition for Illinois high school students who demonstrate outstanding skills with manufacturing technologies.

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Mazak Distributor Magnum Precision Opens New Facility

FLORENCE, Ky., February 7, 2019 – Mazak distributor Magnum Precision Machines, serving Arizona, New Mexico, Southern Nevada, West Texas and parts of Northern Mexico, will host a special grand opening to celebrate its new, Arizona headquarters located in Phoenix. Scheduled for March 26-27, 2019, the event will feature advanced live machine demonstrations and facility tours from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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January 2019

Mazak Spotlights Cost-Effective High-Production Solutions at PMTS 2019

FLORENCE, Ky., January 16, 2019 – Mazak Corporation will showcase its machine tool solutions for medium to high-volume small-parts applications at the Precision Machining Technology Show (PMTS) 2019. The company will give visitors the opportunity to experience the DONE IN ONE® capabilities of the HQR-150MSY Multi-Tasking Turning Center and the versatile QTG-50 Gang-Tooling CNC Turning Center at booth #3077 in the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland, April 2-4.

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Mazak to Invest $8.5 Million in Kentucky Manufacturing Operations

FLORENCE, Ky., January 15, 2019 – With an aggressive plan in place, Mazak Corporation has announced it will invest $8.5 million in new manufacturing technology for its Florence, Kentucky, Mazak iSmart Factory operations. The investment encompasses the installation of a new state-of-the-art manufacturing cell with fully automated storage and retrieval system, six of Mazak’s most advanced machine tools and several Mazak SMOOTH Technologies.

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Multi-Tasking: What Is It Good For? Absolutely Everything!

Multi-Tasking machine tool technology has revolutionized manufacturing and continues to play a critical role in today’s truly progressive shops. Besides the amazing gains in productivity, Multi-Tasking technology has catapulted shops, especially smaller ones, to levels where they can easily machine the most complex parts in the world and do so cost-effectively.

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