Christie Alvarado hired as Human Resources Administrator

Elgin, Illinois, October 2015 – 

Mazak Optonics Corp. is happy to announce Christie Alvarado as the Human Resource Administrator.

With the retirement of our previous Human Resources Administrator, Bob Meiner, Christie Alvarado has joined the Mazak Optonics team. Alvarado was previously the Human Resources Manager for the City of Carpentersville for 12 years. With her vast knowledge and experience, she will be a huge asset to our team.  

At Mazak Optonics, Alvarado will be responsible for, salary and benefit administration, training new employees, performance management along with many other tasks.

Congratulations Christie, we are excited to have you as a new member of the Mazak Optonics Team!


About Mazak Optonics Corporation

Mazak Optonics Corporation is a major supplier of laser-cutting systems, offering 50 laser models and leading the industry in the implementation of emerging laser technologies. The company’s 50,000 sq. ft. North American Headquarters are located in Elgin, Illinois, and feature a 30,000 sq. ft. laser technology center housing up to 18 machines for demonstrations and training. Mazak Optonics is part of Yamazaki Mazak Corporation (Oguchi, Japan), the global leader for the manufacture of machine tools and systems for the precision machining of metal parts, including CNC turning centers, horizontal and vertical machining centers, Multi-Tasking machining centers, turnkey cells and software solutions. The North American Headquarters for Yamazaki Mazak are located in Florence, Kentucky. For more information on Mazak Optonics’ products and solutions, visit, email or call 847.252.4500.