Mazak Newsroom

May 2024

Mazak Celebrates 50 Years Of Kentucky Manufacturing Excellence

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of Mazak North American manufacturing operations in Florence, Kentucky. Through its industry leadership in manufacturing innovation and technology, engineering and customer support, the company has securely positioned itself as a champion of the North American manufacturing industry.

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Fifty Years of Mazak Kentucky Manufacturing Excellence

An extremely wise man once said that a machine tool company has to be close to the markets it serves to gain a complete understanding of the manufacturing culture and to support the industry in the best possible way. That man was the late Teruyuki (Terry) Yamazaki, President of Yamazaki Mazak Corporation. He recognized the need to integrate Mazak into the United States and chose Florence, Kentucky, for the company’s North American manufacturing headquarters 50 years ago.

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Mazak to Unveil New and Expanded Product Lines at IMTS 2024

At IMTS 2024 in booth 338300, Mazak will showcase its ongoing commitment to continuous innovation in machine tool technology, automation and digital solutions designed to help manufactures do more and make more. Must-see technology for job shops, Multi-Tasking, advanced manufacturing and high-production will be featured in live demonstrations processing real-world industry-specific parts.

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April 2024

Don’t Take Unnecessary Risks with Your Machine Tool Spindles

For many shops, the reason they forego using the machine tool OEM and instead go with an outside service provider for spindle repairs is often price. While these shops hope to save money, they run the risk of spindle repairs that are okay but, in reality, can actually hinder machines tools from performing at their highest levels. When opting for an outside repair service provider, the risk often far outweighs the cost savings.

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March 2024

Mazak Joins the Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute as Collaborative Partner

Continuing its leadership role in secure digital connectivity and Industry 4.0 manufacturing, Mazak has joined major cybersecurity research universities and enterprises throughout the country as a collaborative partner with the Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CyManII).

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Long-time Mazak Distributor Launches TSM Group

Mazak is pleased to announce the addition of The Shelton Machinery (TSM) Group to its robust network of certified distributors. Long-time Mazak distributor Shelton Machinery launched TSM Group through the acquisition of Concept Technical Sales, Inc., now Concept Machinery, and most recently, Municipal Tool & Machinery, now Municipal Machinery. Together the three companies form a new parent organization under which they will all now operate as one of the industry’s largest manufacturing solutions providers and supplier of Mazak manufacturing equipment.

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January 2024

Consider The OEM Your Machine Tool Service and Support Specialist

When it comes to service and support from third-party suppliers, the phrase “jack of all trades and master of none” sums up the situation in some instances. While many third-party machine service and repair companies are quite capable, they typically work on a myriad of machine types and brands and aren’t always as well versed on the nuances of a particular model/brand as are the machine’s OEM.

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