Company News

September 2018

Mazak chosen for UK government flagship 5G factory initiative

Yamazaki Mazak has been chosen as one of a select few UK companies to act as a ‘testbed’ for the deployment of next-generation 5G technology, with a view to improving commercial digital infrastructures and ultimately boosting productivity across the UK industrial sector. 5G is set to become the industry standard for connectivity in the future. With potential speeds of up to 10 gigabits per second, it could allow for industrial automation systems to operate at as-yet-unseen speeds, as well as increase the speed of real-time analysis, meaning quicker reactions to any red flags and reduced downtime.

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Yamazaki Mazak brings 5-axis efficiency to Cromwell Live

Yamazaki Mazak is proud to be supporting Cromwell Live. As a key strategic partner to Cromwell, the event provides Mazak with an opportunity to showcase its state-of-the-art machining technology in the form of the VARIAXIS j-600/5X vertical machining centre.

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Mazak takes five lasers and two automation solutions to EuroBLECH

Yamazaki Mazak is taking five state-of-the-art laser cutting machines and two automation solutions to EuroBLECH 2018. The standout machine is a new model of the OPTIPLEX 3015 6kW DDL (Direct Diode Laser), a high-speed and high-accuracy machine that offers laser users a step-change in cutting performance.

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August 2018

Mazak takes five lasers and two automation solutions to EuroBLECH

Yamazaki Mazak is taking five state-of-the-art laser cutting machines and two automation solutions to EuroBLECH 2018.

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McLaren expands in-house machining resource with trio of new Mazaks

Yamazaki Mazak has supplied a further three machines to the McLaren Formula 1 team, as part of its ongoing role as the team’s Official Supplier of CNC machine tools.

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Mazak gears up for charity bonanza to raise funds for Cancer Research UK

Mazak gears up for charity bonanza to raise funds for Cancer Research UK Yamazaki Mazak is gearing up for a serious summer of charity as it aims to raise funds for Cancer Research UK. The machine tool manufacturer, which is located in Badgeworth Drive and employees over 900 people in the Worcester area, will be running a number of initiatives throughout the summer as it aims to raise a four-figure sum to support those who have been affected by cancer. Taking place on Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd August, Mazak will be holding its biggest ever charity cake sale, with two of the company’s corporate catering partners donating over 600 cakes to the cause.

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July 2018

June 2018

April 2018

MACH highlights

See video highlights from our stand courtesy of MTDCNC, at this year's MACH by clicking on the links below:

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March 2018

February 2018

Mazak apprentice targets 2018 drag racing success

Yamazaki Mazak apprentice, Jas Cordelle, is targeting drag bike racing success in the 2018 season starting in March.

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Mazak puts productivity to the fore with sector-led MACH stand

Yamazaki Mazak is set to showcase 13 productivity-enhancing solutions from its world-class portfolio of machine tool and laser-cutting machines, as part of a MACH stand dedicated to maximising efficiency for machine users across all areas of the UK’s manufacturing landscape.

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January 2018

Southern Manufacturing

Yamazaki Mazak is set to showcase the latest addition to its 5-axis range of hybrid machining centres at Southern Manufacturing 2018 (FIVE Farnborough, 6-8 February). The VARIAXIS j-600/5X AM, which made its European debut at EMO, employs a Wire-Arc AM (Additive Manufacturing) head on a 5-axis vertical machining centre to enable high-speed additive and subtractive manufacturing on one combined platform.

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