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Guest Attendees discuss new machinery and technology at Mazak's DISCOVER 2019 event
Mazak DISCOVER 2019 Draws Thousands of Attendees 
FLORENCE, Ky., November 26, 2019 – More than 2,000 manufacturers from across North America attended Mazak Corporation’s DISCOVER 2019 event held November 5-7 and 12-13 at the company’s North American Manufacturing Headquarters in Florence, Kentucky. The event featured over 30 live machine tool demonstrations, and Mazak unveiled for the first time in North America several productivity-enhancing technologies such as its new MAZATROL SmoothAi control as well as a new mixed reality training and service support system. The company also...

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Yamazaki Mazak Corporation Announces Leadership Transition
FLORENCE, Ky., June 11, 2019 – 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. During a June...

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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-factorycertified 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. The grand opening of the new Spindle Rebuild Department will take place during the...

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Why Integrated Automation Makes Big Sense for Small-Batch Jobs
Automation offers the manufacturing industry three fundamental benefits that align with the priorities facing virtually every shop. First, shops want to increase their overall productivity, especially in the face of a shift to high-mix, low-volume production. Second, shops look for ways to overcome a shrinking supply of skilled labor, as the expertise of an aging workforce disappears into retirement with no clear line of succession to an equally capable new generation. Lastly, shops want automation solutions that raise production accuracy and increase overall parts volume. For today’s...

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Mazak to Showcase Additive Innovations at RAPID + TCT
Mazak’s HYBRID Multi-Tasking innovations create new levels of cost efficiency. These highly productive combinations of additive, subtractive and joining processes can eliminate WIP and transform manufacturing operations through reduced lead times, improved part accuracy, shortened setup times and streamlined processes.

A TECHNOLOGY + EDUCATION EVENT When:May 14 - 16, 2019 Where:Mazak Northeast Technology Center,700 Old County CircleWindsor Locks, CT 06096 Register Today Check the Map Watch the video on the new SMOOTH Control Mazak Northeast Technology Center700 Old County CircleWindsor Locks, CT 06096 What to Expect: Experience the industry’s most advanced manufacturing technology – and potentially find your next highly skilled machinist – at this exciting event. Explore advanced technologies that enhance precision, productivity, flexibility and productivity and address your practical challenges. See demonstrations that include...

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Mazak Advances HYBRID Technology with MegaStir Acquisition
FLORENCE, Ky., December 3, 2018 – 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...

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Mazak to Unveil HOT WIRE HYBRID Multi-Tasking Technology at IMTS 2018
Mazak will further expand its Multi-Tasking technology when it unveils the new VC-500A/5X AM HWD Multi-Tasking Machine at IMTS 2018 in the company’s second Additive Manufacturing booth #432000 in the West Hall of McCormick Place in Chicago. As with all of Mazak’s growing models of HYBRID technology, the new machine offers manufacturers part processing capabilities beyond those of conventional multi-tasking to reduce lead times and part costs, increase machining accuracy and part quality and achieve even higher levels of...

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Mazak Spotlights HYBRID Multi-Tasking in Second Booth at IMTS 2018
FLORENCE, Ky., May 4, 2018 – At the 2018 International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), Mazak will feature its advanced HYBRID Multi-Tasking technologies in booth #432000 in the West Hall and 30 of its newest machine tool and automation systems in the South Hall, booth #338300. New to the South Hall booth this year is the Mazak Digital Plaza, a special area for visitors to experience innovations such as SMOOTH Link, the Mazak SmartBox and other powerful SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY digital...

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Mazak’s New HCR-5000S Specializes in 5-Axis, High-Speed Aluminum Machining
Source: Mazak’s New HCR-5000S Specializes in 5-Axis, High-Speed Aluminum Machining FLORENCE, Ky., April 11, 2018 – 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. The machine offers a range of high-speed spindle options, from a standard 12,000-rpm spindle up to 30,000-rpm one, and each feature an integral spindle/motor and ballscrew core cooling that minimize vibrations for higher accuracy. A 40-tool Auto Tool...

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A. W. Miller Open House – April 18th and 19th near Pittsburgh
Visit our Technical Center near Pittsburgh, PA Join A. W. Miller Technical Sales's Pennsylvania Office in an open house with new machines powered on & working on demo parts. Speak with experts in tooling, service, and applications about your shop's needs and expectations for the year A. W. Miller Open House: April 18th & 19th 10:00AM - 8:00PM 3 Tara Drive, Harmony, PA 16037 Click to Join Us Machine Lineup: What's running at the Open House Mazak Integrex i-100S The INTEGREX i-100S advanced Multi-Tasking machine delivers maximum versatility, high...

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Introducing the UD-400/5X – High Speed Precision
A. W. Miller is pleased to announce the availability of Mazak's new machine, the UD-400/5X. The Machine Capable of amazing levels of accuracy, the Ultimate Die & Mold (UD) 400/5X Vertical Machining Center handles efficient production of the highest standards. Fitted with a cutting-edge spindle engineered to bring an unprecedented degree of precision to machining master parts, full simultaneous 5-axis capability, spindle housing oil circulation, Ballscrew core cooling, and direct drive motors, the UD-400/5X is the leader in handling the longest of...

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New VARIAXIS j-600AM speeds up 3D printing (Additive Manufacturing) with Wire-Arc Deposition Technology
A.W. Miller is pleased to now offer Mazak's newest release: The Variaxis j-600 AM Less than a week ago, Mazak introduced the VARIAXIS j-600 AM  VMC, further closing the gap between traditional (subtractive) and newer (additive) manufacturing technologies.   Showing off an entirely new Wire Arc-type metal deposition system, the VARIAXIS j-600 pushes the boundaries of BOTH sides of production with more than intimidatingly high speeds and cost-slashing operations. Machines with hybrid capabilities like the VARIAXIS j-600 are more versatile than their standard counterparts by: ...

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Special Pricing and Financing Has Been Extended and Enhanced for Kentucky-made Machines
ORIGINAL POSTED ON 5/12/2016   It’s Easy to Grow Your Business with Mazak 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 May 9 through June 22, we are extending our special pricing and 3- and 5-year financing on the broad selection of machines made at our Mazak iSMART Factory in Kentucky. Plus, for the first time ever, customers will...

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Mazak will Raise the Bar in Manufacturing Technology at IMTS 2016
Mazak will Raise the Bar in Manufacturing Technology at IMTS 2016 Company to unveil groundbreaking innovations designed to drive the industry’s future  The stage is set for Mazak Corporation to raise the manufacturing technology bar at IMTS. In booth S-8300, the company will demonstrate a host of new high-level developments in full digital factory integration, smart technology and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) connectivity – in addition to new machining and automation systems – all of which will prepare manufacturers for...

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Buy or Lease Machines – Bonus Depreciation & Section 179 Expensing
The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act Enacted December 2015 provides TAX INCENTIVES FOR MAZAK MACHINES Update Note: Special pricing and incentives have been extended.   Please read this article to learn more. 50% BONUS DEPRECIATION EXTENDED THROUGH 2017 Bonus Depreciation – 1st Year Bonus Depreciation Deduction of 50% is available through December 31, 2017 for NEW machines. (Does not apply to used machines.) The bonus depreciation deduction is not capped at a certain dollar level of qualified capital expenditures. SECTION 179 EXPENSING...

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