Mazak Corporation

8025 Production Dr.
PO Box 970
Florence, KY 41042 US


Precision Machinining Competition

Mazak Hosts Precision Machining Competition for Students

In support of the local Technology & Manufacturing Association (TMA), Mazak’s Midwest Technology Center hosted the 26th annual 2017 Precision Machining Competition, which honors excellence in precision machining skills among Illinois high school students. At the awards ceremony Thursday evening, May 11, TMA presented students with first-, second- and third-place awards in three machining categories.

Many of the event’s activities took place in the machining demonstration area of Mazak’s Midwest Technology Center. There students, their parents and instructors explored the latest in advanced machining technology. Attendees also visited with various representatives of the local manufacturing industry who answered questions for students and taught them about the many opportunities in manufacturing careers.

Over 250 students from 19 local high schools submitted more than 300 parts for this year’s contest. Students chose from 25 eligible projects of varying degrees of difficulty across three divisions. Students could also compete in the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Intermediate, NIMS Advanced, NIMS CNC Intermediate and NIMS CNC Advanced divisions and submit their projects to NIMS to receive certification for their skills. Each student had to machine a part according to exact specifications, submitted the completed part and judges measured part accuracy.

TMA is a non-profit association with over 1,000 precision manufacturing and supplier members. Like Mazak, it too is committed to supporting the manufacturing industry in Illinois. The association provides educational opportunities for students, helps train personnel for member companies, advocates for the manufacturing industry and sponsors networking among its members and with the community as a whole.

Mazak’s Midwest Technology Center is located at 300 Commerce Drive, Schaumburg, Illinois 60173. For information about the precision machining competition, contact the TMA Education Department at 847-825-1120 or education@TMAIllinois.org.

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Company Profile

Mazak Corporation is a leader in the design, manufacture and support of advanced machine tool equipment, including Multi-Tasking, 5-axis, milling, turning and automation solutions, for all metal working industry segments.

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Product Categories of Mazak Corporation

Automated Pallet Systems
Boring Machines
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Units
Drilling & Tapping Machines, CNC
End Turning Machines
Gear Hobbing Machines
Horizontal Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Horizontal Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis
Hybrid Additive-Manufacturing Machines
Indexers & Rotary Tables
Jig Boring Machines
Leasing & Financing Services
Machine Monitoring Systems
Machining Cells & FMS
Maintenance & Repair
Milling Machines, Planer, Gantry & Bridge Type
Milling Machines, Universal
Pallet Changers/Shuttles and Programmable Transfer Devices
Polygon Turning Attachments
Replacement Parts/Repair Parts
Retrofitting, Rebuilding, Remanufacturing Services
Robots, Industrial
Software, CAD/CAM
Thread Cutting Machines
Threading & Cut-Off Machines, Pipe & Bar
Training of All Types, Including Audiovisual/Internet
Turn/Mill Machines, CNC
Turning Centers, Horizontal, CNC
Turning Centers, Inverted Vertical, CNC
Turning Centers, Twin-Spindle/Multi-Turret
Turning Centers, Vertical, CNC
Universal Machining Centers
Vertical Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Vertical Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis

Trade Names

µ Series
5-Levels of Multi-Tasking
CYBERTECH TURN
Discover More With Mazak
DONE IN ONE
DUAL TURN
FF
FJV
HCN
HORIZONTAL CENTER UNIVERSAL
HQR
HQR
HYBRID Multi-Tasking
INTEGREX e-RAMTEC
INTEGREX e-V
INTEGREX i
INTEGREX i AM
INTEGREX i-V
INTEGREX j
IVS
MATRIX NEXUS 2 CNC
Mazak iSMART Factory
Mazak SmartBox
Mazak SMOOTH Link
MAZATECH
MAZATROL
MEGA
MEGA TURN
MEGATURN NEXUS
MEGATURN SMART
MULTIPLEX II
MULTIPLEX W
MX Roller Guide System
OPTIMUM
OPTIMUM PLUS
ORBITEC
PALLETECH
POWER MASTER N
QTU
QTZ
QUICK TURN
QUICK TURN NEXUS
QUICK TURN PRIMOS
QUICK TURN SMART
QUICK TURN UNIVERSAL
ROCK SOLID
SLANT TURN
SLANT TURN NEXUS
Smart CNC
SMOOTH Orbitturn
SMOOTH Set & Inspect
SMOOTH Technology
SmoothC CNC
SmoothG CNC
SmoothX CNC
SUPER FLOW
SUPER QUADREX
SUPER VELOCITY CENTER
TOOL EYE
TOOL HIVE
TURNING CENTER
UN
VARIAXIS i
VARIAXIS j
VC AM Series
VC Series
VERSATECH
VERTICAL CENTER NEXUS
VERTICAL CENTER NEXUS COMPACT
VERTICAL CENTER SMART
VERTICAL CENTER UNIVERSAL
VORTEX e-V
VORTEX HORIZONTAL PROFILER
VORTEX i
VORTEX II
VTC