Matsuura MX-330 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center (Image courtesy of Matsuura UK).

St. Paul, MN (September 6, 2018) — Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc., announces a first-time machining event in CT: Bridging the Skills Gap with Automation for Aerospace and Medical Machining at Yamazen, Inc.’s Northeast Technical Center, September 25th, with the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA).

The event will include informative presentations and demonstrations to educate Matsuura customers on how they can effortlessly utilize automation in machine tools to bridge the skills gap in the Aerospace and Medical Fields.

The event will be held at Yamazen Inc.’s state-of-the-art showroom in Newington, CT. Yamazen focuses on high-end Japanese machine tools that provide their customers with many automation options.

David Hudson, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Matsuura Machinery USA and Gary Frick, Director/Manager of Yamazen Automation Group will discuss why automation is not the future of manufacturing in New England, but rather a requirement to compete with local competitors, as well as countries with very low labor rates.

Hudson will also lead a discussion on how Matsuura reduces labor time by palletizing high-end aerospace and medical parts.

Yamazen, Inc. is a specialized global trading company with a strong focus on the distribution of machine tools and other industrial and engineering equipment.  The company supports its products with extensive manufacturing and logistics expertise to maximize positive impact on the operations of its customers.

Yamazen, Inc. now represents Matsuura products in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

Yamazen’s 14,000 sq. ft., facility, located at 35 Holland Drive, Newington, CT, offers a wide variety of manufacturing solutions including: machine tools, automation, quality and inspection products, applications and service. The building is equipped with a modern 8,000 sq. ft. showroom along with a dedicated turnkey and automation area and conference room for training opportunities.

Registration begins at 5:00 pm, followed by a tour of Yamazen’s facility. Dinner will follow at Wood-N-Tap Bar & Grill, located 3375 Berlin Turnpike, Newington. The deadline to register is Friday, September 20.


Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc., located in St. Paul, MN is the U.S. subsidiary of Matsuura Machinery Corporation in Japan. Since 1935, Matsuura has been the forerunner in designing innovative technology and manufacturing solutions to a variety of industries around the globe. Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc. delivers unmatched excellence in 5-axis, vertical, horizontal, linear motor, multi-tasking CNC machine tools and machines with a powder bed metal AM platform with machining capability. Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc. provides the service, applications and technical field support that have always been the Matsuura standard for business. For more information on Matsuura products, contact: [email protected] or visit: