Mazak Northeast Event to Highlight Innovations for Enhancing Productivity


FLORENCE, Ky., – Mazak will host its seventh annual Discover More With Mazak™ event at its Northeast Technology Center in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, May 3 – 4 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (EST). This technology and education event will feature the largest presentation of Mazak CNC machine tools in the region, as well as other innovations for enhancing productivity and versatility on the shop floor. A special day for students will be held on Thursday, May 5.



Mazak application specialists will provide real-world metalworking demonstrations on a complete line-up of Mazak machines to show the latest advancements in milling, turning, 5-axis and multi-tasking technologies for job shops and manufacturers in the aerospace, firearms and medical industries. Several of the company’s Value Inspired Partners will also be on hand to discuss how tooling, fixturing, CAD/CAM and other machine peripheral equipment can create total manufacturing solutions.



Those attending the event will see Mazak’s revolutionary SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY, a process-performance platform that combines the company’s MAZATROL Smooth CNCs with advanced machine design and unequaled engineering resources to create unsurpassed ease of use and productivity. SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY also gives users digital manufacturing functionality by supporting the MTConnect® open-source, royaltyfree manufacturing protocol and allowing machines with an MTConnect adapter to collect data from the CNC.



MAZATROL Smooth CNCs have an intuitive human/machine interface that puts unmatched speed and convenience at the machine operator’s fingertips and offers several unique features and functions that further enhance the performance of Mazak machines. Application experts will demonstrate the CNCs’ Orbit Machining, Position Controlled Hobbing, Real Time Tuning, Smooth Corner Control and Intelligent MAZATROL Pocket Milling programming functions.



In addition to machine and technology demonstrations, Mazak will host several presentations on the latest metalworking tools, trends and techniques to help manufacturers improve productivity and profitability. Attendees are encouraged to bring their most challenging manufacturing projects and industry-specific parts to the event to discuss solution options with applications experts.



Students from local learning institutes are invited to visit Mazak’s Northeast Technology Center on Thursday, May 5 for an up-close look at the most advanced technologies available. By showing students that manufacturing is a viable and growing industry that offers many lucrative career opportunities, Mazak seeks to help close the skills gap that constrains many manufacturers’ ability to meet increasing production demand.



Mazak’s Northeast event share the same dates as SME’s Mfg4 event, taking place at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, giving manufacturers the opportunity to attend two of the industry’s leading events during a single visit to the area.



Lunch will be served daily, along with a BBQ in the evening for attendees.



Additional details and open registration for Discover More With Mazak Northeast Event will be available on MazakUSA.com.



About Mazak Corporation

Mazak Corporation is a leader in the design and manufacture of productive machine tool solutions. Committed to being a partner to customers with innovative technology, its world-class facility in Florence, Kentucky, produces over 100 models of turning centers, Multi-Tasking machines and vertical machining centers, including 5-axis models. Continuously investing in manufacturing technology allows the Kentucky iSMART Factory to be the most advanced and efficient in the industry, providing high-quality and reliable products through its “Production-On-Demand” practice. Mazak maintains eight Technology Centers across North America to provide local hands-on applications, service and sales support to customers. For more information on Mazak's products and solutions, visit www.MazakUSA.com.



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