Mazak Optonics Announces Expanded North American Headquarters

Mazak Optonics is pleased to announce the completed expansion of their North America Laser Technology Center.

As a leader in manufacturing advanced laser-cutting solutions, Mazak recognizes the importance of continuous innovation and growth. This additional 20,000 square-feet of capacity helps facilitate the company’s goal of enhancing customer support, while continuing research and developing new laser and automation solutions.

“Our long-term commitment to customers in North America convinced us to move forward with our expansion plans,” said Al Bohlen, president of Mazak Optonics. “The goal of this significant investment in our North American operations is to further strengthen our customer support operations while continuing to provide customers with advanced laser-cutting and automation system solutions. Mazak has a long-established history of making strategic investments during such times, ensuring its readiness for the next phase of growth.”

Mazak’s new auditorium provides the optimal customer training experience. Increased warehouse capacity and an updated inventory management system support Mazak’s objective of efficiently providing replacement parts to customers. The modern research and development center reinforces Mazak’s commitment to consistently innovate and offer the latest in laser-cutting technology.

Mazak’s North America laser technology center is open to visitors interested in viewing laser-cutting machines and automation solutions.

Aerial View

Aerial View

Entrance with Auditorium 

Research and Development Center


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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.