Mazak Newsroom

November 2016

ThermoEnergy Systems Custom Greenhouses Grow Thanks to FABRI GEAR

Since 2005 Thermo Energy Systems Inc. has been providing complete turnkey systems for the greenhouse industry covering everything from the ground up. ThermoEnergy needed a solution that allowed for more flexibility with designing instead of buying more dies and punches. They also had a three man team to perform the tube and pipe cutting which was much more physical labor than necessary. Due to the accuracy, robustness and flexibility, ThermoEnergy landed on the 3D FABRI GEAR 400.

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Al Bohlen promoted to President of Mazak Optonics Corp. North American Operations

Mazak Optonics Corporation has announced that effective immediately Al Bohlen has been promoted to President of their North American operations. Bohlen has been Vice President and General Manager since 2013. The appointment reflects Bohlen’s record of leadership and results achieved throughout his tenure at Mazak.

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September 2016

August 2016

OPTIPLEX NEXUS FIBER puts the Pedal to the Metal for RealWheels

RealWheels started looking at a new CO2 machine, but when they saw the fiber lasers, they knew that was truly what they needed. After extensive research, RealWheels realized that the OPTIPLEX NEXUS FIBER was the laser-cutting machine for them having all the bells and whistles but still at an economical price.

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July 2016

Mazak Optonics Corp. adds Fox Machinery as Distributor

Mazak Optonics Corporation has added Fox Machinery to their distribution. Fox Machinery will serve manufacturers and job shops in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia focusing on Mazak’s full line of laser-cutting systems.

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June 2016

Mazak Helps Teach Customer Service

OMT-Veyhl USA Corp. located in Holland, Michigan manufactures ergonomic office furniture, work stations and conveyors. Dan Shaw, Vice President of Operations, took a trip to Japan to learn about Mazak customer service and manufacturing. OMT-Veyhl USA now has two OPTIPLEX 3015 FIBER machines that have improve their company by reductions in electrical usage, reductions in maintenance services, and increased speed of cutting products which created higher throughput.

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April 2016

Congressman Peter Roskam visits Mazak Optonics Corp.

Congressman Peter Roskam makes appearance at Mazak Optonics Corp. on April 8th, 2016.

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Constantly changing LED technology leads TAMCO to purchasing a flexible OPTIPLEX FIBER

With the lighting industry hitting the LED revolution, the technology is always changing. TAMCO needed a machine that was flexible enough to change with the LED technology. In the lighting industry, there is no downtime allowed so with fiber's easier maintenance was just what TAMCO needed. TAMCO purchased a Mazak OPTIPLEX 3015 FIBER 2kW laser. TAMCO is now able to do the necessary product development while also having the flexibility to do smaller orders and custom designs. Another benefit of having the fiber laser is that the fabricator is now able to make revisions on the fly fixing them within a matter of minutes.

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February 2016

Sjoberg Tool & Mfg. relies on Mazak lasers to keep giving customers the highest level of service

Sjoberg Tool and Manufacturing is a family owned job shop, celebrating their 40th anniversary, located in Hartland, Wisconsin. Still owned and operated by members of the Sjoberg family, has been a long time supporter of Mazak laser technology and decided to invest in their fist fiber laser. The fabricator purchased the OPTIPLEX 3015 FIBER 4kW laser. With the new fiber technology, Sjoberg learned about the increase in speed that fiber delivers compared to CO2. Sjoberg's new OPTIPLEX FIBER is cutting 10-guage steel at twice the rate of the CO2 laser. The fiber is even quicker in light-gauge materials. The fiber laser has also taken work away from the turret punching equipment.

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