Company will welcome TMA Precision Machining Competition for high school students
FLORENCE, Ky., February 12, 2019 – Mazak will host an annual Discover More with Mazak™ Technology and Education Event at its Midwest Technology Center in Schaumburg, Illinois, on May 9, 2019, featuring live machines showcasing advanced Mazak technologies. This event also will incorporate the 28th annual Technology & Manufacturing Association (TMA) Precision Machining Competition for Illinois high school students who demonstrate outstanding skills with manufacturing technologies.
Through interactive presentations, attendees will experience the capabilities of 10 advanced Mazak turning, vertical, 5-axis and Multi-Tasking machines, including high-quality equipment manufactured in Mazak’s Florence, Kentucky, U.S. headquarters. Attendees also will have opportunities to discuss machining challenges with Mazak personnel and to learn more about how Mazak partners with its customers.
Attendees also will interact with MAZATROL Smooth CNCs, which allow for both EIA/ISO and conversational programming. These controls offer advanced machine design and unequaled engineering resources for unsurpassed ease of use and productivity. Mazak’s comprehensive suite of digital SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY solutions and network connectivity options make remote monitoring simple for advanced productivity and production efficiency, adding digital manufacturing functionality with support for the MTConnect® open-source, royalty-free manufacturing protocol that enables data collection from the CNC on any networked machine.