Chevin Tools’ Launches Online Store for Mazak CNC Lathe Toolholders
Before the launch of the online store, customers would email inquiries about the type of toolholder required before receiving a quote and lead time, which could be as many as six to eight weeks.
Chevin Tools has launched an online store, enabling users to find and purchase static toolholders for Mazak CNC lathes. The company says the store is intended to make purchasing toolholders as easy and reliable as possible in an industry where machine shops often deal with long wait times for products.
Before the launch of the online store, customers would have to email inquiries about the type of toolholder required before receiving a quote and lead time, which could be as long as six to eight weeks. Now, the company says the order process is “as simple as buying goods on Amazon.” Users can locate machine tools through a simple interface and then be presented with the list of toolholders available for Mazak CNC lathes. Stock levels are listed on the product page, as well as product details and toolholder models. The customer then adds the required holders to their cart and checks out online. Shipping is handled by the website by UPS or FedEx, and the toolholder is dispatched after the order.
A history of collaboration with Mazak has enabled Chevin Tools to develop a comprehensive range of toolholders for the OEM’s CNC lathes. All products listed on the online store are manufactured in the U.K. and held in stock in Illinois.
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