Makino Inc.

7680 Innovation Way

Mason, OH US

Company Profile

Industry Expertise and Experience in Helping Manufacturers Make What Matters.

Makino is a world leader in advanced CNC machining centers, providing a wide range of high-precision metal-cutting and EDM machinery, including horizontal machining centersvertical machining centers5-axis machining centersgraphite machining centers, and wire and Ram EDMs. Makino’s flexible automation solutions and integration services provide reduced labor costs and increased throughput in a variety of production volumes and designs. Makino engineering services offers industry-leading expertise for even the most challenging applications across all industries. In addition to training opportunities, Makino provides 24/7 telephone assistance for North American customers at 1-888-Makino4.

Makino’s USA headquarters is located in Mason, Ohio, with additional offices worldwide. World headquarters, manufacturing, and R&D facilities are located in Tokyo, Japan. For more information, call 1-800-552-3288 or visit www.makino.com.

A Message from Makino Inc.

Make What Matters

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.

As Seen In Modern Machine Shop

five-axis machined part at Spirit Aerosystems Center of Excellence

Center of Excellence Is New Twist on Old Manufacturing Department Structure
The new Spirit AeroSystems facility for five-axis machining allows a small team to oversee a significant amount of machining capability. Is this the way of the future as machining systems become more automated?

Makino’s U6 H.E.A.T Extreme Wire EDM

Wire EDM Improves Operational Economy
Eastec 2019: Makino’s U6 H.E.A.T. (High Efficiency Advanced Technology) Extreme wire EDM features Athena voice command control capability and 0.016" diameter wire technology.

fanuc robot jimtof 2018

Three Expectations for Robotic Automation
Shops take some modern robot capabilities as given, but a recent trade show in Japan demonstrated ways those capabilities continue to improve.

Gears for electric vehicles need to be machined with narrow tolerances

AMB 2018 Highlights E-Mobility and Lightweight Construction
More than 91,000 attendees gathered at the AMB trade show in Germany to visit 1,553 exhibitors and talk about the impact of e-mobility, Industry 4.0 and other relevant topics.

Makino Athena voice recognition

How Voice Recognition Will Transform Machine Tool Technology
For now, new voice recognition technology is a way to more efficiently run a machine tool. Soon, it will provide access to a whole world of shop floor information.

EDM Drill's Revised Design Increases Machining Speed
Makino’s EDBV3 is an EDM drilling machine designed to produce cooling film holes in blade and vane turbine engine component details.

Makino D200Z CNC Five-Axis

Five-Axis CNC Machining with an Angled Rotary Table
The D200Z CNC five-axis VMC uses an angled rotary table designed to improve rigidity and clearance for high-speed machining.

commanding machine tool using athena

“Athena, Transform Manufacturing”: Voice-Activated Machining Technology in Multiple Demos
Makino and iT SpeeX demonstrate a new digital assistant for machining. Athena brings voice control to CNC and voice-actuated access to information the machinist needs.

Makino A500Z

Five-Axis HMC Accommodates Complex Geometries, Decreases Setups
Makino’s five-axis A500Z features a fully-integrated “Z-type” fifth axis to accommodate complex part geometry challenges in fewer workholding setups and machining operations.

Voice command of CNC machine tool using Athena

Will Voice Recognition Enable a Transformational HMI for Machine Tools? (See Video)
A new digital assistant for machining brings voice control to various CNC types and voice-actuated access to machine-tool-related information. Given its promise to free shopfloor personnel to work more effectively, one machine tool builder sees it as a potentially game-changing development.

Makino V90S

Five-Axis VMC Delivers Maximum Precision and High-Quality Finishes
From the IMTS Technology e-Newsletter (Sponsored)

Makino will display its UP6 Heat Wire EDM at IMTS 2018.

Wire EDM Improves Positional Accuracy
IMTS 2018: Makino’s UP6 Heat Wire EDM is designed for precision stamping and fine blanking applications.

Makino D200Z five-axis machine

Machining Technology Spotted at Amerimold 2018
Amerimold presents a range of mold production equipment, strategies and best practices. Here is some of the mold machining technology displayed at this year’s event, ranging from automation to CAD/CAM.

Makino will display its a51nx and a61nx HMCs at IMTS 2018.

Updated HMCs Support Unattended Operation
IMTS 2018: Makino’s latest a51nx and a61nx HMCs feature increased spindle torque and improved tool monitoring.

EDM spotlight collage

June 2018 Product Spotlight: EDM
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on electrical discharge machines (EDMs) tailored to a variety of industries. 

Smart MFG Experience main stage.

Using Data to Do Better in Manufacturing
Although the Smart Manufacturing Experience 2018 event in Boston may not have provided a simple, clear definition of “smart manufacturing,” it did provide a broad experience of what smart manufacturing can be like.

Valley Tool Makino HMC

Four Questions a Shop Considering HMCs Should Ask
Compared to vertical machining centers, horizontal machining centers offer the potential for improved spindle uptime, cycle times and throughput. Although they come with a higher price tag, their higher productivity can be significant to shops of all sizes, as Valley Tool has experienced.

Makino’s Edge2 and Edge3 electrical discharge machines (EDMs)

EDMs’ Rise-and-Fall Work Tanks Improve Access, Visibility
Makino’s Edge2 and Edge3 EDMs are built to provide accurate and reliable performance for standard die/mold components and contract manufacturing.

Applications for EDMs

Applications Enable Remote Monitoring, Control of EDMs
With the release of HyperConnect, Makino offers a suite of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications for EDMs designed to enhance user experience and efficiency as well as reduce machine downtime.

SST Opens New EDM Consumables Facility in Connecticut
The company has many roots in the region through Global EDM Supplies, which was acquired and integrated into SST by Makino earlier in 2017.

Makino MAG3-EX

Updated Five-Axis HMC Efficiently Machines Aluminum
Makino’s updated MAG3-EX five-axis horizontal machining center is designed for processing aluminum aerospace parts.

Product Categories of Makino Inc.

All Other Workpiece Handling, Loading and Feeding Equipment not specified
Automated Pallet Systems
Automated System & Cells for Material Removal
Automatic Storage/Retrieval Systems
EDM, Ram Type (Die-Sinking) CNC
EDM, Small Hole
EDM, Wire Type
Grinding Machines, Tool, Cutter & Drill Point
Grinding Machines, Universal (ID/OD)
Horizontal Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Horizontal Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis
Leasing & Financing Services
Machine Monitoring Systems
Machining Cells & FMS
Maintenance & Repair
Milling Machines, Graphite
Milling Machines, Knee & Column, Non-ATC
Nano & Micro Machining Equipment
Pallet Changers/Shuttles and Programmable Transfer Devices
Retrofitting, Rebuilding, Remanufacturing Services
Robots, Industrial
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
MCC-VG 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