2017 Vol. 1


What was once a significant cost for Techniform is now a major profit center. Techniform routinely farmed out several hundred part numbers for machining work. But upon the return of these jobs, the shop wasted a lot of time sorting through parts, inspecting them and inevitably rejecting many of them — adding the cost of raw materials to the list of losses as well.

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Dallas Technical Center Now Open

Mazak is excited to deliver excellent, localized customer service at its new Technical Center in Dallas, Texas. Joining the company's existing Southwest Technology Center in Houston, the Mazak Dallas Technical Center serves the Northern Texas region and will provide access to unmatched applications, service and support resources.

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VTC-805E Delivers Speed And Power

The new Mazak VTC-805E Vertical Traveling Column Machining Center brings high versatility and productivity to those shops that need to tackle long and/or heavy parts.

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2017 Vol. 2

VCN-530C Delivers Value and Productivity

The Kentucky-built Mazak VCN-530C Vertical Machining Center features several new enhancements that boost speed and performance for a wide variety of metalworking applications.

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Spring DISCOVER MORE WITH MAZAK™ Regional Events

Attending a DISCOVER MORE WITH MAZAK Technology + Education Event at one of our Regional Technology Centers is a great way to get an up-close look at the most advanced technologies available.

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Precision Profiler Puts Shop in an Aerospace Sweet Spot

Fort Walton Machining has positioned itself into what could be considered a large-part-manufacturing sweet spot within the aerospace industry.

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2017 Vol. 3

Share What You're Doing with Your Mazaks

Customers like you have been sharing updates from their shops with us. Just look at Ray, David and Edward Vance — three generations of manufacturers — who shared this photo taken during the installation of a new VTC-250D/50 Vertical Machining Center at Abston Machine Shop in Taft, Tennessee. This is the shop's 19th Mazak machining center.

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The Mazak SMOOTH CHALLENGE pits one machine tool CNC against another to show that two machines, side-by-side, same part, same program, can have very different results.

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Kentucky-made Machines Deliver Endless Possibilities

In today's manufacturing world, it's essential to have the most innovative and productive equipment possible.

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2017 Vol. 4

MAZATROL Smooth: One CNC, Two Programming Strategies

Generate programs for all your part-processing applications quickly and easily with MAZATROL SmoothC, SmoothG and SmoothX CNCs.

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DUAL TURN 200: Twice the Productivity

With twin spindles and twin turrets, the DUAL TURN 200 doubles your productivity potential. The machine is like having two turning centers in one, plus automatic workpiece transfer from one spindle to the other enables continuous and simultaneous machining for completion of first and second operations in a single machine.

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