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Mazak Selects Distributor for the Southwest Region

Press release date: July 7, 2009

Florence, Kentucky, July 9, 2009 - Mazak Corporation today announced the selection of Magnum Precision Machines, Inc. (MPM) as its distributor of advanced machine tools in New Mexico; Arizona; Las Vegas, Nevada; El Paso, Texas; the Texas panhandle; and Sonora and Chihuahua, Mexico. "We are honored to be named Mazak's distributor in the Southwest," said Chris Edgar, President of Magnum Precision Machines. "We are committed to providing total manufacturing solutions that allow customers to not only increase profitability and productivity but also gain the edge over the competition. Our partnership with Mazak will ensure the continued success of manufacturing in this region." Founded in 1984, MPM is a full service distributor of manual, CNC metalcutting and fabrication equipment that is renown for its service throughout the Southwest. Company president Chris Edgar recently spearheaded the opening of the company's third facility in Phoenix, Arizona. From this facility, MPM will provide local customers with training, seminars, applications assistance and customer service and support. With a state-of-the-art showroom, this 8,000 sq. ft. facility will be used by MPM to provide local customers with training, seminars, applications assistance and customer service and support. MPM also has locations in Albuquerque, New Mexico and El Paso, Texas. "Like Mazak, Magnum Precision Machines is dedicated to ensuring that each customer receives unmatched service, support and training, as well as the most advanced machine tools on the market," said Brian Papke, President of Mazak. "MPM's value added, service oriented approach to sales and service make them the best distributor in the Southwest, and we are confident in their ability to bring total manufacturing solutions to our customers." About Mazak Corporation
The largest metalcutting machine tool manufacturer in the world, with manufacturing operations in five countries (Japan, U.S., United Kingdom, Singapore and China), Mazak provides the widest range of advanced-technology equipment and systems for the productivity improvement of manufacturers worldwide. For more information, visit the Mazak website at For more information on Magnum Precision Machines or to find the location nearest you, please visit or call 915.856.7900. MEDIA CONTACTS: George Yamane Marketing Manager 859.342.1867 or dgs Marketing Engineers Jim May 317.813.2226 Magnum Precision Machines, Albuquerque Chris Edgar, President 8448 Washington Place N.E. Albuquerque, New Mexico 87113 Phone: 505.345.8389 Magnum Precision Machines, El Paso Felipe Arvizo, Manager 12025 Rojas Drive, Suite A El Paso, Texas 79936 Phone: 915.856.7900 Magnum Precision Machines, Phoenix Chris Edgar, President 3614 E. Southern Avenue, Suite 1 Phoenix, Arizona Phone: 602.431.8300


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