Mark Mercurio Promoted to Midwest Central Regional Sales Manager

Mazak Optonics Corp. is pleased to announce the promotion of Mark Mercurio from the Applications Manager to the Midwest Central Regional Sales Manager.

Mercurio has more than 20 years of experience at Mazak Optonics working in service, applications and now sales. Mercurio will be responsible for the Midwest Central territory which includes Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska and St. Louis, MO.

Mercurio is a laser technology expert known throughout the fabrication industry. He has spoken at multiple events on the impact of laser cutting technology including the FMA’s Annual Summit. Mercurio is also a member of the FMA’s Laser Council.

"Mark's many years at Mazak Optonics have proven that he is highly qualified for this new position”, stated Al Bohlen, President of Mazak Optonics, “His advanced knowledge of lasers will be very beneficial in the territory and incredibly valuable to our customers".

“I look forward to this new opportunity and I am eager to help customers in this region with their laser-cutting needs”, stated Mercurio.

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.