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Mazak Celebrates 50 Years Of Kentucky Manufacturing Excellence

Mazak maintains industry leadership through continuous improvement, manufacturing innovations and customer support.

Posted: June 5, 2024

"This year marks the 50th Anniversary of Mazak North American manufacturing operations in Florence, Kentucky. Through its industry leadership in manufacturing innovation and technology, engineering and customer support, the company has securely positioned itself as a champion of the North American manufacturing industry."
National Technology Center - Florence, KY
Production Floor @ Mazak - Florence, KY
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Mazak North American, 50th anniversary, Teruyuki (Terry) Yamazaki, Yamazaki Mazak Corporation, Dan Janka, Mazak Kentucky, Multi-Tasking DONE IN ONE® machine concept, turning centers, horizontal machining centers, vertical machining centers and multi-tasking machines, including 5-axis models, hybrid additive systems and Swiss-style turning machines, Mazak iSMART Factory, Ez, SYNCREX, QUICK TURN, NEO and INTEGREX series, IMTS 2024
National Technology Center – Florence, KY

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of Mazak North American manufacturing operations in Florence, Kentucky. Through its industry leadership in manufacturing innovation and technology, engineering and customer support, the company has securely positioned itself as a champion of the North American manufacturing industry.

Since the facility’s opening in 1974, Mazak has continued to honor and build on the vision of its founder, the late Teruyuki (Terry) Yamazaki, former Chairman of Yamazaki Mazak Corporation. That vision hinged on the fact that machine tool companies must be close to the markets they serve to gain a complete understanding of the manufacturing culture and to support the industry in the best possible way.

“Mazak Kentucky was the first global facility outside of the company’s headquarters in Japan,” pointed out Dan Janka, President of Mazak Corporation. “At Mazak Kentucky, we constantly invest in the research, development and equipment to continuously evolve our manufacturing operations and the products we produce. As a result, we’ve maintained a leadership position and have brought a world of technological firsts to the industry, from our Multi-Tasking DONE IN ONE® machine concept to advanced digital solutions, innovative automation systems and more.”

As a company dedicated to continuous improvement and to always exceeding customer expectations, Mazak has experienced 20 expansions at its Florence, Kentucky, manufacturing campus and currently produces more than 70 different machining solutions at the facility. With almost one million-sq.-ft., the facility designs and builds machine tools and manufacturing technology that ensure its customers reduce costs and maximize their productivity.

By continuously investing in its own manufacturing technology, Mazak maintains its standing as a world-class provider of Turning Centers, Horizontal Machining Centers, Vertical Machining Centers and Multi-Tasking machines, including 5-axis models, Hybrid Additive systems and Swiss-style Turning machines. Its Kentucky plant is also designated as a Mazak iSMART Factory that uses advanced manufacturing cells and systems together with full digital integration to achieve free-flow data sharing in terms of process control and operation monitoring.

Mazak North American, 50th anniversary, Teruyuki (Terry) Yamazaki, Yamazaki Mazak Corporation, Dan Janka, Mazak Kentucky, Multi-Tasking DONE IN ONE® machine concept, turning centers, horizontal machining centers, vertical machining centers and multi-tasking machines, including 5-axis models, hybrid additive systems and Swiss-style turning machines, Mazak iSMART Factory, Ez, SYNCREX, QUICK TURN, NEO and INTEGREX series, IMTS 2024
Production Floor @ Mazak – Florence, KY

Beyond the technology it provides, Mazak maintains a network of regional Technology Centers and Technical Centers as part of its strategic business model. The centers are located across North America to provide component machining demonstrations, experienced applications engineers and comprehensive training in close proximity to customers. This network also plays a key role in channeling customer input to Mazak manufacturing for the development of new machine tool technology.

Mazak technology, along with extensive service and support, has helped manufacturers overcome their toughest challenges for the past 50 years and will continue to do so well into the future. To showcase its latest innovations, the company will unveil new and expanded product lines at IMTS 2024. In show booth #338300, Mazak will feature a wide range of machines from its Ez, SYNCREX, QUICK TURN, NEO and INTEGREX series along with some recent advancements in automation and digital manufacturing solutions.

www.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 70 models of turning centers, Multi-Tasking machines and vertical machining centers, including 5-axis models, Hybrid Additive processing machines and Swiss Turning Machines. Continuously investing in manufacturing technology allows the Mazak iSMART Factory™ to be the most advanced and efficient in the industry, providing high-quality and reliable products. Mazak maintains eight Technology Centers across North America to provide local hands-on applications, service and sales support to customers.

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