Chick Machine Company- Team Effort and Automation Win the Day

Written by William Young of Manufacturing in Focus Magazine Chick Machine Company is celebrating its 52nd anniversary as one of Pennsylvania’s most well-known and reliable machine shops. The company’s story began in August 1971, with its namesake Jim Chick realizing his vision on roughly 300 acres near the city of Butler, part of rural western […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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A TECHNOLOGY + EDUCATION EVENT When: May 14 – 16, 2019 Where: Mazak Northeast Technology Center,700 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 […]

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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 […]

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Mazak Integrex i200S AM

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 […]

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