Mazak Announces Partnership with Parlec

Tooling manufacturer invests in advanced manufacturing technology for higher efficiency

Florence, Kentucky, January 12, 2010 – Mazak Corporation has announced a new partnership with Parlec Inc, a leading manufacturer of tooling and toolholding, workholding, presetting and other metalworking products. Parlec’s headquarters are located in Fairport, New York.

Through Mazak’s expertise in automation and broad range of multi-tasking machines, Parlec will improve the cost effectiveness and throughput of its manufacturing operations. The company views investment in advanced manufacturing technology as a means to strengthen its competitive position in the market, with a focus on providing innovative products and better service to its customers. In spite of the slow economy, Parlec has proceeded with its investment plan and ordered its first Mazak Multi-Tasking machining center, an INTEGREX 300-IV ST.

“As a global provider of manufacturing solutions, we find that our values are very much inline with those of Mazak,” says Michael Nuccitelli, President and CEO of Parlec. “Through Done-In-One machining and Production on Demand, their company integrates the very solutions they provide. We’re looking forward to a long and prosperous partnership.”

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.