2019 Vol. 1

Mazak Boosts VTC-300C Performance With MAZATROL SmoothG Control

To further enhance its exceptionally productive VTC-300C Vertical Machining Center, Mazak Corporation has added the MAZATROL SmoothG CNC and its suite of SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY software solutions. The new control complements the VTC-300C’s full traveling-column design, automatic tool changer and powerful 40-taper spindle, all of which combine to enable fast cycle times and accurate machining for extremely long and heavy workpieces in industries such as construction, agriculture and energy production.

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Mazak Advances HYBRID Technology With MegaStir Acquisition

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 IN ONE® capacity..

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Case Study: R-Tech Takes Big, Bold Machine Approach to Manufacturing Success

At the onset of business with its now key machine tool supplier, R-Tech Tool & Machine in Wamego, Kansas, kicked off the relationship the complete opposite way most other shops would have done. Instead of a conservative start with maybe smaller, moderately priced technology, the shop purchased, in the words of Doug Routh, president of R-Tech, “the biggest and baddest machine” Mazak offered.

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2019 Vol. 2

Climb the levels of Multi-Tasking with QUICK TURN

Mazak's Kentucky-built QUICK TURN Series of CNC turning centers offers you Multi-Tasking power, from basic milling and turning to Mazak's DONE IN ONE® part processing. This multi-configuration machine series combines productivity, accuracy and reliability for small to medium-sized parts – and provides your ideal level of performance.

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Mazak wins 2018 Top Plant Award from Plant Engineering

Our Florence, KY manufacturing plant has become a technology showcase, with machine connectivity and data access for maximum productivity. We're delighted and honored that Plant Engineering magazine chose us for its prestigious 2018 Top Plant Award.

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Mazak expands state-of-the-art spindle rebuild center in Kentucky

Our newly expanded and updated Spindle Rebuild Department offers industry-leading services with factory-trained technicians, advanced capabilities, OEM certification and ultra-quick turnaround.

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Basin Precision Machining LLC transforms workflow with Mazak automation

To combine high-mix/low-volume production with single-piece production flow – and virtually eliminate setup time – lean manufacturer Basin Precision Machining implemented Mazak PALLETECH System automation and the Mazak SmartBox launch platform.

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