Mazak Welcomes SMW Autoblock to Technology Program

The two companies will collaborate on R&D and integration.

Mazak has named SMW Autoblok of Wheeling, Illinois, a member of its Value-Inspired Partner (VIP) technology program designed to bring manufacturing solutions to its customers. SMW Autoblok, a provider of chucks, live tools and steady rests, will collaborate with Mazak on R&D and integration efforts. The companies will also work together to create training programs and seminars for presentation at Mazak technology events, including Discover 2013 taking place October 8-16 at Mazak headquarters in Florence, Kentucky.