Mazak Newsroom

December 2017

Marcon Metalfab Increases Opportunities with Innovation Investments

Marcon Metalfab in Delta, British Columbia, Canada excels in metal fabrication for the transportation, building construction and utilities industries. From design to installation Marcon does it all. Marcon invests in technology that can improve its speed of delivery. Each machine has its place but none magically changes the way the shop works. Marcon has an array of technologies which include a Mazak 3D FABRI GEAR 400 tube laser cutting system and recently added a Mazak OPTIPLEX 4020 Fiber 6kW.

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Understanding the Mazak iSMART Factory Solution

The Mazak iSMART Factory Solution is based on over 36 years of Mazak’s industry leading experience. Learn how it works through Smooth Monitor AX, SmartBox, and MT Connect.

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August 2017

American Oil and Natural Gas Opportunity

Energy is a key factor for both emerging economies and developed countries. Energy is central to social and economic well-being. New strategies and technologies can allow energy to be accessible to all by 2030, allowing energy to move from poverty towards prosperity. The two major energies that could impact fabricators in the United States are oil and natural gas.

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Adam Smelewski hired as National Sales Manager

Mazak Optonics Corp has hired Adam Smelewski to be National Sales Manager

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April 2017

Mark Mercurio Promoted to Midwest Central Regional Sales Manager

Mazak Optonics Corp promoted Mark Mecurio to Midwest Central Regional Sales Manager

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Is Automation the Right Move?

This blog post highlights the four key steps in considering automation: 1. Do you really need automation? 2. What type of automation do you need? 3. What should your initial configuration look like? 4. What are the challenges you may face implementing an automation system?

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March 2017

B&W Trailer Hitches becomes first to market since implementing FABRI GEAR 220

The FABRI GEAR 220 has allowed B&W Trailer Hitches to be the first-to-market with the aftermarket gooseneck hitch for the Aluminum-Body 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty. B&W was able to design, test and release a gooseneck hitch within the matter of days after the trucks were delivered to the dealerships due to the FABRI GEAR. This process is now being done on a Mazak chip machine. This process would have takes a couple weeks compared to a couple days if they started on a chip machine.

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Make Fabrication Great Again

With recent changes in Washington, there have been 22 executive orders and an array of Presidential Memorandums and Presidential proclamations issues. With with these changes fabricators are feeling good, here is why.

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February 2017

FR Conversions Advances their Mobility due to Mazak Fiber Laser and Automation Solution

People with disabilities are making less money yet they are stuck paying a higher price to purchase a mobility vehicle. The cost for a disability van ranges from $40,000 to upwards of $100,000. This is where Eliyahu Rosenbloom found his niche. After researching and visiting multiple laser manufacturers with laser-cutting and automation solutions ranging from $600,000 to $5 million, Rosenbloom decided on the Mazak OPTIPLEX NEXUS 3015 FIBER with a 24-shelf compact vertical flexible manufacturing system for FR Conversions.

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January 2017

Rockford Career College Tours Mazak Optonics Corp.

Mazak Optonics Corp hosted Rockford Career College's CNC and Robotic Manufacturing Technology students on Thursday, January 26th.

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What is Direct Diode Laser Technology?

Mazak Optonics Corp. introduced a first of its kind laser-cutting machine which utilized a direct diode laser (DDL), the OPTIPLEX 3015 DDL. This machine changed the game for high power laser cutting. Direct diode laser technology has shaken the industrial laser-cutting industry, but not everyone understands what it is, how it works or why it has gained such traction.

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Mazak Optonics Expands Partnership with Modern Machinery Company

Mazak Optonics Corp has expanded its partnership with their distributor Modern Machinery Company.

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