St. Paul, MN (April 20, 2017) — Matsuura Machinery USA providing informative and educational seminars at the company’s Spring Open House today. The presentations instruct attendees on How to ‘Optimize the Output of their 5-axis Machining Center and provide new technologies that will improve productivity, along with topics focused on 5-axis machining solutions and advancements in CNC capabilities.

Seminars include:

CAMplete: How can CAMplete products help you optimize the output of your 5-Axis machining center?

CAMplete’s post-processing and machine simulation solutions help Matsuura users get the most out of their 5-Axis machines by providing everything needed to generate proven edit-free G-Code, analyze, modify and simulate real tool motion in an integrated 3D environment. CAMplete TruePath, an integrated Suite of Post-Processing and Verification software tools dedicated to Matsuura 3, 4 and 5 axis machines, saves time and money by bridging the gap between all CAM systems and your Matsuura machine tool. CAMplete representatives will also discuss how CAMplete IPS (Intelligent Protection System) can provide real-time crash avoidance and virtual protection of your Matsuura machine. CAMplete seminars will begin each morning at 10:00 am.

Mastercam: How can Mastercam products help you optimize the output of your 5-Axis machining center?

Mastercam’s Cam Software program delivers powerful multiaxis functionality including an extremely easy interface that helps users cut parts quickly while guaranteeing your Matsuura machine runs efficiently. Mastercam is versatile, powerful and easy to use, with mid-range pricing making it an affordable option for your Matsuura machine. Mastercam Representatives will also discuss automated collision detection and how a safety zone ensures all transition moves are safe and efficient. Mastercam seminars will begin each morning at 11:00 am.

Midwest Cam Solutions, Inc./GibbsCam: How can Midwest Cam Solutions, Inc./GibbsCam products help you optimize the output of your 5-Axis machining center?

Midwest CAM Solutions is the worldwide leader in providing GibbsCAM Software and will provide demonstrations of key benefits derived from using GibbsCAM on your 5-Axis Matsuura machine. GibbsCAM® is a powerful, easy to use CAM software for CNC machine programming that provides seamless integration with any CAD package. Midwest Cam Solutions, Inc./GibbsCam seminars will begin each day at 2:00 pm.

PQI: How can PQI products help you optimize the output of your 5-Axis machining center?

PQI can assist in extending the intelligence of your Matsuura 5-Axis machine with probes and sensors from Renishaw: spindle probes for part inspection along with laser and contact systems for tool setting, tool inspection and tool breakage. PQI will focus on what advantages probing and lasers bring to 5-axis machining and overview the practical uses for machine tool probes including: machine tool verification and compensation; fixture setting; and tool setting in preproduction, as well as work offsetting, in process part inspection and tool breakage detection in production. PQI seminars will begin each day at 1:00 pm.

Open Mind/HyperMill: How can Open Mind/HyperMill products help you optimize the output of your 5-Axis machining center?

Open Mind/HyperMill’s new innovative 5-axis machining strategies for your Matsuura 5-axis machine will help maximize your ROI and protect your Machining investment. Open Mind/HyperMill’s presentation is: “Innovation in 5-axis Machining.” The presentation will focus on three new CAM strategies: 5-axis Tangent Machining; 5-axis Optimized Rest Roughing; and 5-axis Toolpath Linking.   Open Mind/HyperMill seminars will begin each day at 1:00 pm.

Big Kaiser: How can Big Kaiser products help you optimize the output of your 5-Axis machining center?

Big Kaiser’s tooling products are engineered to exacting standards and then manufactured with materials and craftsmanship that enable superior performance on your 5-Axis machine. Big Kaiser will assist Matsuura 5-Axis users by delivering accurate and efficient tooling and helping customer install truly efficient solutions. Big Kaiser seminars will begin each day at noon.

Bob’s Machine Shop (Matsuura Machinery USA Inc. Presentation by David Hudson, Western Regional Sales Manager)

Hudson will explain how a fictitious machine shop with typical growing pains benefits from Matsuura 5-Axis Solutions utilizing automation and unmanned machining. Hudson’s seminar will begin each day at 3:00 pm.

The company is showcasing the following machines at the Open House: the CUBLEX-35 5-Axis Multi-Tasking Machining Center with turning and grinding capability; the H.Plus-630 Horizontal High Performance Machining Center; the LX-160 Linear Motor Machine with 46,000 RPM, 338 Tools, and 42 pallets; the MAM72-35V 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center with 320 tools and 32 pallets; the MAM72-100H 5-Axis Horizontal Machining Center with 50 Taper and automatic pallet changer; the MX-520 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center with Matsuura’s unique flat table; the V.Plus-550 Compact Vertical Machining Center; and the VX-1500 Vertical Machining Center.  Also, making its US debut, Matsuura’s new MX-330 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center equipped with a 10 station pallet changer.

In addition to the live demonstrations of the company’s machine tools, the Open House will highlight machine tool accessory vendors, technology seminars and applications and service experts, providing applications engineering solutions for customers’ manufacturing challenges.

Mr. Katsutoshi Matsuura, President of Matsuura Machinery Corporation, is serving as the keynote speaker at the Open House.

Matsuura Machinery USA professionally markets and supports Matsuura equipment users through local distributors, making sure customers continue to have the high quality productivity solutions they require. From full five-axis, vertical, horizontal, linear motor or multi-tasking CNC machine tools, Matsuura has been the forerunner in designing innovative technology for the manufacturing industry.

Matsuura Machinery USA, located in St. Paul, MN is the importer of Matsuura machining centers in the United States. Matsuura delivers unmatched excellence in high speed and high precision CNC machine tools. The company’s unmanned, high accuracy machining equipment, including multi-pallet and multi-tasking machine tools provide manufacturing solutions to a variety of industries around the globe.

Since 1935, Matsuura has been a leader in developing and manufacturing innovative machining equipment to ensure that manufacturing professionals always have the tools they need to create high quality parts. Almost 10,000 Matsuura machining centers have been installed in the U.S. thus far. As the U.S. subsidiary of Matsuura Machinery Corporation in Japan, Matsuura USA provides the premium service, applications, and technical field support that have always been the Matsuura standard for business.

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