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Mazak recognised for Environmental Best Practice

Yamazaki Mazak UK is proud to announce it has won the SILVER Environment Award at The International Green Apple Awards, for its efforts to reduce single use plastic cups at its European Manufacturing Plant in Worcester. The national campaign by The Green Organisation recognises and rewards the greenest individuals, companies, councils and communities in the country, and winners were announced this month at a ceremony hosted by Liz Kendall MP at the Houses of Parliament.

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EuroBLECH 2018

Yamazaki Mazak is taking five state-of-the-art laser cutting machines and two automation solutions to EuroBLECH 2018. The standout machine is a new model of the OPTIPLEX 3015 6kW DDL (Direct Diode Laser), a high-speed and high-accuracy machine that offers laser users a step-change in cutting performance.

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Mazak takes five lasers and two automation solutions to EuroBLECH

Yamazaki Mazak is taking five state-of-the-art laser cutting machines and two automation solutions to EuroBLECH 2018.

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Yamazaki Mazak set to open new Machine Tool Museum in 2019

Yamazaki Mazak is set to open its own historic Machine Tool Museum on the 100th anniversary of its founding.

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Achieve unrivalled cutting accuracy with 4kW Mazak 3D laser

Yamazaki Mazak’s 4kW laser processing machine tool is capable of cutting large structural materials, such as pipe or tube, up to a maximum length of 8,000mm. With options available up to more than 15,000mm, the 3D FABRI GEAR III is ideal for cutting long and heavy tube used in the construction industry, such as building structures, heating and ventilation systems, along with machinery applications including cranes and agricultural machinery.

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Unrivalled productivity with Mazak horizontal machining solution

Yamazaki Mazak’s latest horizontal machining solution, the HCN-5000, is equipped with a high capacity MPP500 automation system, specifically designed to facilitate unmanned lights out running and unrivalled productivity and workability.

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5-axis machining centre for the aerospace market

Yamazaki Mazak’s high-power full 5-axis horizontal machining centre with a unique tilting rotary table is specifically designed to meet the high-speed aluminium cutting challenges synonymous with the aerospace industry.

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Mazak Direct Diode Laser machine to revolutionise sheet metal-cutting

Direct Diode Laser (DDL) from Yamazaki Mazak is a world-first technology that can revolutionise flat sheet metal-cutting applications.

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Mazak brings versatility to the fore with compact vertical machining centre

Offering unrivalled flexibility for general subcontracting and high-end OEM applications alike, Mazak’s VTC-530C represents a compact vertical machining solution which can adapt to variety of metal-cutting demands.

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Mazak expands 5-axis multi-tasking range to include Siemens

Yamazaki Mazak has expanded its control offering for its popular 5-axis machining centers, the VARIAXIS i-500 and the VARIAXIS i-600, to accommodate customers that have standardised on Siemens controls.

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Mazak launches entry level automation cell for turning applications

Yamazaki Mazak has unveiled a new ‘plug and play’ turning centre and robotic machine tending solution for the subcontract market, the QUICK TURN 250MY and TA-12.

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Two new Siemens machines

Yamazaki Mazak has revealed its latest alternative CNC option for those manufacturers who have standardised on Siemens control.

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Mazak Hybrid Multi-Tasking machines

Capable of both additive and subtractive manufacturing operations, the new VARIAXIS j-600/5X AM is the latest addition to the Yamazaki Mazak’s suite of Hybrid Multi-Tasking machines.

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Enhanced productivity with Mazak’s vertical machining centres

Yamazaki Mazak launches two new veritical machining centres for the European market, specifically targeted at the subcontracting manufacturer.

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Mazak for Siemens users

Yamazaki Mazak has revealed its latest alternative CNC option for those manufacturers who have standardised on Siemens control. Mazak’s latest machine to feature a Siemens CNC is its VTC-760C vertical travelling column machining centre, which is controlled by the new Siemens 828D control.

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ON-DEMAND TECHNOLOGY. THE FLEXIBILITY OF LASER

Yamazaki Mazak started manufacturing laser machines in the Eighties. With a wide and diversified portfolio of solutions, today the company is an industry reference. From the first laser cutting machine in 1984, developments have been constant: targeted automation, 3D tools, advanced CNC technology, innovative sources and software, without overlooking ergonomics, design, safety and energy efficiency. Mazak’s cutting products are full-featured laser machining centers: accurate, strong and reliable over time, with multiple application opportunities. There is no limit to processing materials and geometries.

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Mazak to unveil full Industry 4.0 solution at EMO 2017

Industry 4.0 will be placed at the centre of Yamazaki Mazak’s EMO 2017 stand with the unveiling of the company’s iSmart factory concept along with 25 new machines, including 15 making their world debuts. The iSmart factory concept utilises Mazak’s Industry 4.0 infrastructure which enables machine users to make the vital step-up from automated cell manufacturing to a completely connected Industry 4.0 factory of the future.

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Mazak to open new Technical Centre in Poland

Official Opening Open House: Thursday 11th May 2017, 9:00 – 15:00 Yamazaki Mazak has announced the official opening of its new Technical Centre Poznan, in north-west Poland, to increase the local support the company offers its customers in this growing region of Central Europe.

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Mazak appoints Richard Smith as new European Group Managing Director

Yamazaki Mazak has appointed Richard Smith as its new European Group Managing Director. He takes over from Marcus Burton who will remain with the company in a new Non-Executive role. Mr Smith, who will take up his new role in April, will have responsibility for all of Mazak’s operations in Europe, including the manufacturing operations in the UK.

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McLaren-Honda extends exclusive machine tool partnership with Mazak

McLaren-Honda has further extended its contract with Yamazaki Mazak, ensuring the manufacturer continues in its role as the sole Official Supplier of CNC machine tools to the McLaren-Honda Formula One team. Mazak has supplied the team for 18 years, and currently has a total of 33 machines installed at the McLaren Technology Centre in Surrey, including multi-tasking and multi-axis machines from the INTEGREX and VARIAXIS series.

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Mazak makes major investment in UK manufacturing

Yamazaki Mazak has signalled a renewed commitment to growing its UK manufacturing presence with a major investment at its European manufacturing plant in Worcester. As part of a programme to increase manufacturing capacity at the Worcester plant, the company has invested in two new VERSATECH machining centres, which are manufactured in Mazak’s Japanese manufacturing facilities. The VERSATECH machines will be used to precision machine the cast-iron beds used on all the machine tools manufactured at the Worcester plant.

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The laser revolution

Yamazaki Mazak had a strong showing at this year's EuroBLECH new laser cutting and automation systems making their world debuts, including a new Direct Diode Laser (DDL) cutting system.

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Mazak plans laser revolution at EuroBLECH 2016

Yamazaki Mazak is planning a revolution at EuroBLECH 2016 with new laser machines and automation systems making their world debuts. Taking pride of place is the new SUPER TURBO-X 3015 Fiber series, the latest generation of the highly popular SUPER TURBO-X series of CO2 laser machines, that have sold more than 4,000 units across Europe since 1990.

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AMB Preview

Yamazaki Mazak is taking 12 machines to AMB 2016 in Stuttgart, exhibiting the full breath of its machine range and new SMOOTH Technology, the world’s fastest CNC. The Mazak stand, which is themed ‘It’s all about you’ in recognition of the company’s continued focus on developing machines which solve specific machining challenges faced by its customers. The Mazak stand will showcase horizontal and vertical machining centres, 5-axis machines, turning centres, a new machine from its entry-level range and, for the first time at a German show, all three variants of the company’s new SMOOTH Technology, namely SmoothX, SmoothG and SmoothC control.

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Mazak extends entry-level range with two new machines

Yamazaki Mazak has extended its range of entry-level machines with two new turning centres designed for machine users demanding high quality at an affordable price. The new QUICK TURN COMPACT (QTC) and QUICK TURN PRIMOS (QTP) are both aimed at the general subcontracting market, specifically those subcontractors involved in small to medium size manufacturing operations. There are optional variants for each machine type, which should ensure that the correct choice of machine specification is much quicker for customers, with resulting shorter lead times.

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Mazak laser, the story so far

The last three years have seen significant change in Mazak’s laser business across Europe, not least the decision to combine the division with machine tools. We meet Gaetano Lo Guzzo, Director Mazak Laser Europe, to find out more.

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Mazak to open 14th European Technology Center in Hungary

Yamazaki Mazak, world leader in CNC machine tools , has announced the opening of its Technology Center Hungary, the 14th Technology Center in Europe, demonstrating the company’s ongoing commitment to invest in local support for its customers in the growing market of Central Europe.

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TUBE 2016

Yamazaki Mazak is gearing up for Tube Düsseldorf with two state-of-the-art laser cutting machines ideally suited to tube and pipe cutting applications. The Mazak stand, situated in Hall 6 stand number E20, will showcase the company’s largest laser 3D cutting machine, the 3D FABRI GEAR 220 II, alongside the SPACE GEAR 510 MK II, an all-in-one 2D/3D laser processing machine.

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World debuts for two new Mazak lasers at Blechexpo 2015

Yamazaki Mazak is giving world debuts to two new fibre laser cutting machines at Blechexpo 2015 in Stuttgart. The Mazak stand, which will be themed “It’s all about you’ to demonstrate the company’s continued commitment to its philosophy of focusing on its customers and their specific applications, will be situated in Hall 1 of the Stuttgart event.

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EMO Vorschau

Yamazaki Mazak stellt seine neue SMOOTH Technology CNC-'Familie' ins Zentrum einer beispiellosen Produkteinführungskampagne auf der EMO 2015.

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EMO Preview

Yamazaki Mazak is placing its new SMOOTH Technology CNC ‘family’ at the heart of an unprecedented new product launch schedule at EMO 2015.

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Belgium honors Mazak President for contribution to business and development

Yamazaki Mazak President, Tomohisa Yamazaki, has been awarded the Commandeur de l’Ordre de LéopoldⅡin recognition of Mazak’s contribution to Belgium’s business development.

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Mazak opens new European Parts Centre and plans further investment

Yamazaki Mazak has officially opened its newly expanded European Parts Centre in Leuven, Belgium and has announced further investments to strengthen its manufacturing and customer support across the region.

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Mazak November Open House offers glimpse of ‘tomorrow’s’ technology

The countdown has started towards one of the highlights of the machining calendar, the annual Yamazaki Mazak November Open House.

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Mazak brings total sheet metal cutting solution to EuroBLECH 2014

Mazak brings total sheet metal cutting solution to EuroBLECH 2014

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McLaren Mercedes extends Mazak partnership

McLaren Mercedes has further extended its contract with Yamazaki Mazak. The agreement ensures that Mazak continues in its role as the sole Official Supplier of CNC machine tools to the McLaren Mercedes Formula One team.

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Mazak joins Nuclear AMRC as Tier One Member

Yamazaki Mazak has joined the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (Nuclear AMRC) as a Tier One member and is providing an ORBITEC 20 machine tool for the Centre’s state-of-the-art research centre. The membership, which includes representation on the Board, will enable Mazak to make a major contribution to the Nuclear AMRC’s machining research and development capabilities, in particular the development of new machining practices and processes for the production of large and complex components, typically used in the power generation and oil and gas sectors. The Nuclear AMRC is led by the University of Sheffield with support from the University of Manchester, and has partnerships with a number of leading suppliers to the power generation sector including Rolls-Royce, Areva, Westinghouse, Sheffield Forgemasters and Tata Steel.

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Vodafone McLaren Mercedes extends Mazak partnership

Vodafone McLaren Mercedes has further extended its contract with Yamazaki Mazak. The agreement ensures that Mazak continues in its role as the sole Official Supplier of CNC machine tools to the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Formula One team.

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