2018 Vol. 1

INTEGREX i-400AM: A Fusion of Additive and Subtractive Technologies

The Mazak INTEGREX i-400AM HYBRID Multi-Tasking machine applies the use of additive and subtractive technologies in the most optimized way possible offering turning, milling, drilling, metal deposition and laser marking in a single setup. Together, these processes significantly reduce part development time and enable the processing of dissimilar metals within complex workpiece geometries that were previously impossible.

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Team Penske's Brad Keselowski: "Winning the Manufacturing Race"

Brad Keselowski, a seven-year veteran of Team Penske with two championships and dozens of victories, understands the role advanced manufacturing technologies play in his team's success. He shared his first-hand experience through illustrative examples with the audience at PRI 2017.

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Machine Technology Gives Shop Dramatic Setup Reductions

For Land & Sea, Inc., part setups have essentially become inconsequential when it comes to machining operations. That's because the Concord, New Hampshire, shop that produces the DYNOmite line of engine and chassis dynamometers recently incorporated a combination of effective shop floor strategies and advanced machine tool technology to dramatically shrink setup times from days to minutes.

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2018 Vol. 2

New HCR-5000S Specializes in 5-Axis, High-Speed Aluminum Machining

Mazak's new HCR-5000S 5-axis, single-table (S) Horizontal Machining Center provides the aerospace and semiconductor/high-tech industries with numerous technological innovations for efficient small- to mid-sized aluminum component processing.

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Looking Forward to the Next 100 Years of Discovering More with Mazak

When standing on the floor of the Mazak iSMART Factory™ in Florence, Kentucky, surrounded by the state-of-the-art technology manufacturers now work with every day, it's easy to forget that nearly a century ago, Sadakichi Yamazaki founded Yamazaki Machinery as a company focused on machines to weave straw mats.

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Engine Shop Goes Full Throttle with 5-Axis Machine Technology

Deep in the heart of Weatherford, Texas, Frankenstein Engine Dynamics (FED) manufactures some of the best custom engine parts used in the professional auto racing industry. The company has a strong reputation for what it does, and its components are known for their excellent quality, impressive designs and outstanding performance.

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2018 Vol. 3

Mazak’s MPP System Adds Compact Automation to the HCN-5000

The HCN-5000, Mazak’s world-class horizontal machining center, is now available with the company’s Multi-Pallet Pool (MPP) System, a basic automation solution in a compact footprint.

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HYBRID Multi-Tasking Redefines Manufacturing With New Technologies

Forget everything you thought you knew about manufacturing. Mazak’s HYBRID technology promises to change it all and take you beyond conventional multi-process machine tools into the real future of Multi-Tasking.

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Mazak Launches Assembly Operations at New Plant in Inabe, Japan

Yamazaki Mazak Corporation has announced the start of assembly operations at its latest production facility in Inabe City, Mie Prefecture, Japan.

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Shop Thrives on All the Latest Manufacturing Technologies

DP Tool & Machine Inc. in Avon, New York, could be described as the epitome of a busy, modern, forward-thinking contract machining shop. It incorporates and benefits from a well-rounded array of today’s most effective manufacturing and machining technology advancements. These include multi-tasking and 5-axis machining capabilities as well as a good deal of automation and some digital connectivity.

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2018 Vol. 4

VC-500A/5X Delivers Affordable Full 5-axis Machining

Made in Kentucky, the simple but innovative 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.

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The High-Tech Future Has Arrived – Help Build It With Mazak

Whether it’s semiconductor component manufacturers, consumer electronic companies or the creators of the latest unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and spacecraft, the production of state-of-the-art technologies that enable our modern lives requires that we keep up with the breakneck pace of technical innovation.

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Mazak Canada Hosts Discover Automation Education Event

The recent Discover Automation with Mazak event held at our Canada Technology Centre was a big success – so much so that we added a third day to accommodate a group of 55 students from the Essex County School Board in the Windsor area.

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MTH Tool Co. Eases Production Pressure With Multi-Tasking

Tim Tremain, President of MTH, installed the shop’s first multi-tasking machine tool in 1998. Now, MTH Tool’s multi-tasking machine list has grown to include 12 INTEGREX Multi-Tasking Machines and a turning machine with multi-tasking capability, all of which are from Mazak.

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