Mazak will host its Discover 2013 event October 8-16 at its campus in Florence, Kentucky. According to the company, the event will be one of the the largest private manufacturing events in North America this year and will focus on new technology and industry insight as well as production efficiency and global competitiveness.
Attendees will have access to presentations on Mazak’s 3-4-5 “The Next Level of Productivity” grouping of resources, industry-specific metalworking demonstrations, an array of new machine models, and technical seminars. Seminars will focus on manufacturing topics and practical solutions presented by industry experts, suppliers and Mazak Value Inspired Partner (VIP) companies. A series of Intelligence Zones for small groups of 10 will provide more in-depth topic knowledge. The event will also feature real-time data monitoring demonstrations inside the company’s manufacturing plant using the MTConnect open-source protocol.
A special pre-event on October 7 will focus on the future of manufacturing and promoting careers within the industry. Local students and parents will be invited to tour Mazak’s manufacturing plant to get an up-close look at advanced manufacturing equipment in a real-world scenario.