2014 Vol. 1

Celebrating 40 Years in Kentucky

Yamazaki Mazak Corporation entered the U.S. market in 1968, opening its first subsidiary outside of Japan in Long Island, New York. In 1974, the company moved its U.S. operations to Florence, Kentucky to establish a forward-thinking manufacturing venture with the capacity to modify its Japanese imports to meet the unique requirements of the North American market. This year, Mazak Corporation (USA) celebrates 40 years in Kentucky and its evolution into a high-tech manufacturing campus that is second to none.

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Discover Technology Webinar Series

Mazak introduced its Discover Technology Webinar Series two years ago to connect manufacturers with industry experts on the latest machine tool trends. If you missed any of these free webinars, they are all archived on mazakusa.com for you listen to at your convenience. The company also has six new webinars coming up this year, with one on June 17 at 2 p.m. ET that will discuss practical applications and uses of the MTConnect open communications protocol.

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A Year of Must-Attend Events

From hosting regional DISCOVER MORE WITH MAZAK™ technology and education events across the nation to participating in several major industry trade shows, including the highly anticipated IMTS show in Chicago, Mazak has a lot going on in 2014 and you definitely don’t want to miss out.

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2014 Vol. 2

Discover Your Perfect Productivity Combination at IMTS 2014

Inside the DISCOVER MORE WITH MAZAK™ Booth S-8300 at IMTS 2014 in Chicago’s McCormick Place, you’ll find everything you need to increase your competitiveness and profitability. From innovative machining technology and a revolutionary CNC making its debut to digital manufacturing solutions and applications expertise, we will help you find the perfect productivity combination for your part production needs.

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Mazak Helps Penske Racing Machine at Full Throttle

With 2014 IndyCar and NASCAR racing season now kicked into high gear, Mazak is pleased to continue its 20-year partnership with Penske Racing, one of the most successful teams in the history of professional motorsports. As a technology sponsor for Roger Penske’s IndyCar and NASCAR teams, Mazak and its machine tools have played an important role in putting drivers such as Brad Keselowski, Will Power and Helio Castroneves in the winner’s circle.

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2014 Vol. 3

Mazak Goes Big and Bold at IMTS

It was another exciting IMTS year, with more than 114,000 visitors from around the world blanketing all four buildings of Chicago's McCormick Place to see the latest manufacturing technology, from metal cutting and workholding to software and automation. It was also a huge success for our company in that we showcased a level of technology that was among the highest in the machine tool industry.

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SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY Evolves Machine Tool Performance

With the unveiling of our new SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY at IMTS 2014, we've established a dramatic evolution in machine tool performance that spans the entire part-production landscape, from programming and setup to metal removal operations to automation to monitoring/data collection and transfer.

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Tour the Mazak Campus from Anywhere

Florence, Kentucky, has been the North American home of Mazak Corporation since 1974. We chose the Bluegrass State because it is central to major manufacturing companies and allows us to fully immerse ourselves in the North American market for the benefit of our customers.

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2014 Vol. 4

Multi-Tasking Now Involves Additive Manufacturing

Over the past 20 years, additive manufacturing has transitioned from use in rapid prototyping to a fully developed manufacturing solution for a variety of industries. These days, companies are blending additive and subtractive processes together to create complete process chain systems – but none compare to our new INTEGREX i-400AM HYBRID Multi-Tasking machine.

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Invest in Innovation Without Paying a Fortune

With our new UNIVERSAL Series of small-footprint milling and turning machines, we've forever changed how job shops process workpieces. These machines, while simple in their design, feature advanced technologies that bring maximum productivity and profitability to small parts production, without requiring a huge capital investment.

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Multi-Tasking Takes Sled Production Efficiency to the Xtreme

Business is all up hill for Black Diamond Xtreme in Cannon Falls, Minnesota. That's because the shop relies on our Multi-Tasking machines to manufacture aftermarket high-performance components that transform average snowmobiles into aggressive, supercharged and lightweight extreme mountain machines.

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