Congressman Peter Roskam visits Mazak Optonics Corp.

Elgin, Illinois, April 2016 –

Mazak Optonics Corp. hosted Congressman Peter Roskam the morning of April 8th. Peter Roskam is a U.S. Representative for Illinois's 6th Congressional District. Roskam met with Mazak's executive leadership group along with talking to Mazak Optonics employees during the town hall.

This was an opportunity for employees of Mazak Optonics Corp. to ask questions to Congressman Roskam pertaining to his role and congressional decisions.

From left to right: Al Bohlen - Vice President General Manager at Mazak Optonics Corp., Peter Roskam - U.S. Representative for Illinois's 6th Congressional District, Ed Youdell - President and CEO at Fabricators and Manufacturers Association

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.