Record-Breaking Turnout for Laser Technology Days

Elgin, Illinois, March 2015 –

Mazak Optonics Corp. welcomed over 300 guests for their Laser Technology Days event held on March 24 & 25. The event provided the opportunity to attend cutting-edge seminars and view emerging technology in action at the world’s largest laser-dedicated Technology Center.  

Visitors were able to view 9 different laser-cutting machines in the Technology Center, in addition to various automation systems. Highlights of the event demonstrations included the OPTIPLEX 3015 4kW Fiber machine with brand new Zeta 9 technology and the simply innovative OPTIPLEX NEXUS. There was also be a broad range of CO2 machines and tube and pipe cutting systems.

The program seminars covered a wide range of technology-focused topics including automated machine functions, material automation solutions, and more. Each seminar was presented by knowledgeable Mazak staff members, available to answer questions and perform demonstrations throughout the day. 

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.