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Mazak introducing new webinar series for manufacturing partners

By Mark Green

FLORENCE, Ky. March 12, 2012 – Mazak, which has long offered a comprehensive learning program to assist its manufacturing partners in operating highly productive, profitable businesses, this month is enhancing its curriculum with  introduction of its Discover Technology Webinar Series to connect manufacturers with industry experts on the latest machine tool trends.

According to Chuck Birkle, vice president of sales and marketing for Mazak Corp., technology advancements are constantly redefining the manufacturing world, and Mazak is dedicated to helping its partners adapt and stay competitive through a variety of learning-based initiatives.

“This webinar series is a natural extension and complement to our Discover More With Mazak series of live events, which take place at our eight regional Technology Centers across North America,” said Birkle. “These webinars help bridge the technology gap for our customers, keeping them in front of the latest manufacturing advancements and solution ideas for various industry segments in between events.”

The Discover Technology Webinars are free, interactive and approximately 60 minutes long. All it takes to participate is a computer, an Internet connection and a web browser, and a manufacturer is ready to gain powerful knowledge on how to stay competitive and profitable in today’s challenging global marketplace.

The first webinar in the Discover Technology Series “Orbitec 20: Innovative Solutions for Valve Manufacturing” will take place at 2 p.m. (EDT) Wednesday, March 28.

The webinar is ideal for manufacturers of large valve bodies or companies that machine turned features on big, odd-shaped parts. Participants will learn how the Mazak ORBITEC 20 brings a new world of possibilities to the precise machining of such challenging components.

During the webinar, participants will also:

Discover how the Mazak ORBITEC 20 employs a wholly unique headstock to creatively perform multiple turning, boring, grooving, facing and threading operations with a stationary workpiece.
Hear how the ORBITEC 20 can accurately generate turned features with phonographic finishes in solid stainless steel.
Learn how the ORBITEC 20, HORIZONTAL CENTER NEXUS 6000 and INTEGREX i-630V 5-axis machine, all featuring 630mm pallets, easily integrate with the PALLETECH system to create a Multi-Tasking Solution with unsurpassed productivity advantages.
Registration for “Orbitec 20: Innovative Solutions for Valve Manufacturing” is now open at mazakusa.com/webinar.

Upcoming Discover Technology Webinars

May 23, 2012 – 2 p.m. Eastern
Demystifying 5-Axis Post Processors
July 11, 2012 – 2 p.m. Eastern
Turbine Blade Manufacturing in Multi-Tasking
September 2012 – Special Presentations from IMTS
MTConnect and Downstream Solutions
Digital Simulation and PALLETECH Automation
Nov. 14, 2012 – 2 p.m. Eastern
Spiral Bevel Gear Manufacturing
Additional details on these Discover Technology Webinars will be forthcoming at www.mazakusa.com/webinar. Manufacturers can also visit the Mazak web site to sign up to receive notification as to when registration is open for a particular webinar.

Mazak Corp. is a leader in the design and manufacture of productivity-improving machine tool solutions. Committed to being a partner to customers with innovative technology, its world-class facility in Florence, Ky., recently increased its production capacity to 135 machines per month in 2011. Continuous training and development of the workforce has created a “lean” culture, which has created opportunities for continuing growth in America. Mazak maintains eight Technology Centers across North America to provide local hands-on applications, service and sales support to its customers. For more information on Mazak’s products and solutions, visit www.mazakusa.com or follow us on Twitter at @MazakCorp and on Facebook at facebook.com/MazakCorp.