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Toll-Free: 800-552-3288
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7680 Innovation Way
Mason, OH 45040-8003 US

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A Special Message from Makino

Make What Matters

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Our commitment to customers begins with global leadership in metal-cutting and manufacturing technology, with our industry leading horizontal and vertical machining centers, wire and sinker EDMs, graphite machining centers and automation systems. We help our customers make what matters. These customers are leaders in a broad cross-section of industries, and they share our commitment to innovation and success by machining the components and parts for today’s most advanced vehicles, sophisticated aircraft, complex medical devices, and a wide range of consumer and industrial products.

Because our customers make what matters, they make a difference to their own customers, to their coworkers, their families and their communities. They have been fueling innovation for decades, and see Makino as a trusted partner and a reliable resource—enabling their absolute best work and highest levels of performance. We are proud to support them in their technology and engineering needs. 


Company Profile

Makino is a global manufacturer of advanced CNC machining center and EDM technology, providing turnkey and stand alone machine solutions to the automotive, aerospace, die/mold, and general machining markets. Our solutions reduce cycle time, setup time, and improve accuracy and surface finish. Makino is dedicated to driving out more costs from your operations than any other competitive machine tool manufacturer. Makino has revolutionized the industry since the introduction of the first HMC in Japan in 1966. You can expect technological leadership and high performance from Makino. Makino machines feature patented, innovative technologies, like Super Geometric Intelligence and Under Race Spindle Lubrication that enhance your productivity, reduce non-cut time and lower costs. Our EDM machines feature robust construction, award winning drop tank design, High Quality Surface Finish (HQSF) & Super Spark technologies. Makino's USA headquarters is located in Ohio with offices worldwide.

Product Categories of Makino

  • Automated Pallet Systems
  • EDM, Ram Type (Die-Sinking) CNC
  • EDM, Small Hole
  • EDM, Wire Type
  • Grinding Machines, Tool, Cutter & Drill Point
  • Horizontal Machining Centers, Five-Axis
  • Horizontal Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis
  • Machine Monitoring Systems
  • Machining Cells & FMS
  • Maintenance & Repair Services
  • Milling Machines, Graphite
  • Milling Machines, Knee & Column, Non-ATC
  • Retrofitting, Rebuilding, Remanufacturing Services
  • Training of All Types, Including Audiovisual/Internet
  • Vertical Machining Centers, Five-Axis
  • Vertical Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis

Trade Names

  • 1 Series HMC
  • A Series HMC
  • ADVANTiGE Technology
  • Belly Wizard
  • D-Series VMC
  • DUO Series Wire EDM
  • EDAC-Series Sinker EDM
  • EDAF series sinker EDM
  • EDAF-FH-Series EDM Hold Drilling
  • EDBV3-Series EDM Hole Drilling
  • EDFH-Series EDM Hole Drilling
  • EDNC Series Ram EDM
  • F series VMC
  • FB127 VMC
  • GF Series VMC
  • G-Series HMC
  • HEAT
  • HQSF
  • iQ300 VMC
  • J Series HMC
  • MAG Series HMC
  • MCC & MCD Series HMC
  • MCD-Series HMC
  • MCF-Series HMC
  • MCi Series HMC
  • MMC2
  • MMC-R
  • N-Series HMC
  • Online Training
  • Pro3 PC
  • Pro5 PC
  • Professional 5 control
  • PS series VMC
  • Super Geometric Intelligence (SGI)
  • Super Spark
  • Track Pallet Magazine
  • T-Series HMC
  • U Series Wire EDM
  • UPV series wire edm
  • V-Series Graphic Machining Centers
  • V-Series VMC
  • Wire Wizard

Deep Links

Makino Machine Tools

When companies make the parts that matter, they make them with advanced machine tool technologies from Makino.

Makino Webinar Series An on-demand viewing library of all Makino online seminars.

At, manufacturers can follow the latest breakthroughs in titanium machining technologies and process solutions for reducing costs and lead times in titanium part production.

Makino Event Archive An on-demand viewing archive of all past Makino online seminar series events. View seminars at your convenience.

Makino Engineering Services Learn why Makino leads in engineering services, turnkey integration and automation.

Competitive Mold Maker Competitive Mold Maker exclusively serves the die and mold-making industry.

Competitive Production Competitive Production magazine is dedicated to helping the production parts marketplace learn about new techniques to reduce costs, improve quality and enhance competitiveness.

Radical Departures

Supporting the aerospace manufacturing industry, Radical Departures magazine is a comprehensive resource for following the latest trends in aerospace production machining.

EDMmatters Blog

Makino’s EDM Matters blog is an exclusive online resource dedicated to the EDM community, providing an open forum for EDMers to stay current on the latest technologies and processes in the field.

Product Announcements Provided By Makino

Makino a51nx and a61nx HMCs Extend Machining Capabilities

Makino Offers PS-Series: The New Production Standard in Vertical Machining Centers

Makino Introduces N2 and N2-5XA CNC Horizontal Machining Centers

Makino Offers the New T2 5-Axis Horizontal Machining Center with ADVANTiGE™

Aerospace Blade and Vane Machining Improves with Makino’s EDBV3

Makino D300 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center Provides Speed and Flexibility for Aerospace Machining

Makino Announces the New F-Series Vertical Machining Centers

Makino G7 5-Axis Horizontal Machining Center Reduces Setups and Capital Equipment

Makino Introduces F8 and F9 Vertical Machining Centers for Large Workpiece Manufacturing

Makino Releases iQ300 Precision Micromachining Center

Makino Offers New EDAF Series Ram EDMs for Speed, Reliability, and Versatility

As seen in MMS

March 2015 Product Spotlight Slideshow: Machining Centers
Click through this slideshow for HMCs, VMCs, multitasking centers and more.

Five-Axis Machining Center for Efficient Job Shop Production
Makino’s T1 five-axis horizontal machining center is designed for industrial component manufacturing and aerospace job shop applications where machining both soft and hard metals is required.

Makino Announces 2015 Online Seminar Schedule
The free webinars focus on topics ranging from improving productivity to maintaining equipment.

Getting in Touch with Optimal EDM Results
Makino’s Hyper i control for wire EDM uses touchscreen navigation in its user interface, which helps a basic user to match the productivity and capability of an experienced operator.

January 2015 Product Spotlight Slideshow: Robots & Automation
The January product spotlight includes automated solutions for machine tending, welding and more.

Automated Fixture Plate Distribution System Reduces Setup Times
Makino’s MMC-R automation system for robotic plate distribution is said to promote efficiency in high-mix, low-volume production.

Makino Establishes Titanium R&D Center
Industry and academic experts will work on advancements in titanium machining.

December 2014 Product Spotlight Slideshow: Machining Centers
View the December slideshow to see some of the latest vertical, horizontal and five-axis machining centers.

Makino Launches Aerospace Engine Technology Group
The group will coordinate aerospace engine projects using the company’s grinding, EDM and machining.

Five-Axis HMC Equipped with Work-Pallet Magazine
Makino’s a51nx-5XU five-axis horizontal machining center incorporates a fifth-axis table and work pallet magazine, and is intended to serve as an alternative to single-pallet-load vertical machining centers for machining of small parts.

The Decision Not to Automate Fully
Robotic automation for this machining line was feasible, but the company chose to run it 24/7 with a staff hired just for this job.

HMCs Help Bow Manufacturer Improve Technology, Productivity
By incorporating a Makino a51nx horizontal machining center into its production process, Mathews Inc. was able to increase its efficiency and keep bow production in-house.

A Production Line Takes Shape
Although Pointe Precision built its reputation on low-volume, high-complexity aerospace and medical parts, its expansive high-volume production line may be its biggest success to date. Sound decision-making and attention to details at every step are the keys to this success.

Adopting a 24/7 Mindset
This shop considered a number of factors before establishing an effective process to run an HMC cell around the clock for applications in aerospace, oilfield and other industries.

Automation Options Reflect Expanded Interest in Unattended, Consistent Production
Makino is demonstrating what the company says is the broadest range of automation possibilities it has brought to any IMTS so far. Six distinctly different types of automation for unattended loading and unloading of machines can be seen fully integrated and operational in the company’s Booth S-8700

Makino Expands “Lunch & Learn”
Makino has expanded its IMTS “Lunch & Learn” program, the company says. It has doubled the space available for this successful program.

Improvement Is Not Optional
No matter how busy this shop gets, it continues to pull teams of employees out of production so they can focus on solving problems to make incremental process changes. The advances add up. Today, this is a very different shop than it once was.

Flexible Manufacturing System Shortens Lead Times
A Makino MMC cell and a81 machines provide a flexible production environment that helped Roush Industries take on a wider variety of work with shortened lead times.

Addressing the Skills Gap
According to Roush Industries Operations Manager Mel Koslowski, one way to address the skills gap is to expose kids to programs in high school that will pique their interest in manufacturing careers.

EDM Series Designed to Ease Use for Novice Operators
Makino will exhibit its U-series of next-generation, general-purpose wire EDMs featuring reduced wire consumption and improved controls.