St. Paul, MN (February 19, 2019)— Yamazen Inc. and Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc. announced plans to exhibit at the Eastern States Exposition (EASTEC) in West Springfield, MA.

Yamazen Inc. will showcase NEW Matsuura MX-520 PC4 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center in Booth 1005. Machine tool customers are encouraged to visit Yamazen’s 40’ x 50’ booth, which will display and showcase some of the latest machine tool technologies.

EASTEC 2019, the leading Northeast manufacturing trade show, will be held May 14-16, 2019 at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, Massachusetts and is produced by SME and AMT.

Visitors will have the opportunity to speak with Yamazen’s highly knowledgeable sales engineers that have access to the most advanced information and techniques developed to fit unique machining requirements. These machining solutions can improve productivity, quality and reliability.

The MX-520 PC4 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center was designed in response to customer demand seeking a Matsuura automation solution for the MX-520 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center. The machine is equipped with 90 tools and an installed Universal Robot Interface to maximize the automation potential of this much anticipated addition to Matsuura’s 5-axis range.

With globalization and rapid advances in technology, today’s manufacturing environment is increasingly competitive. Along with manufacturers desire for cost reductions, the necessity for reliable, accurate and automated machining continues to grow.

“Offering ease of use and reliable 5-axis machining, the MX series delivers dynamic machining versatility, high accuracy, reliability and excellent cost-efficient performance,” said Tyler Bonde, Matsuura USA’s Northeast Product Manager.

The Matsuura MX-520 maintains high rigidity, as well as, a generous machining envelope with excellent operability. The MX-520 also offers an assortment of configurations, which are ideal for all applications, all industries and all materials.

Matsuura’s MX-520 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center provides a simple, effortless and cost-effective transition for 3-Axis users making the transition to full 5-Axis operation. Designed with a RAM type structure, the MX-520 has a compact footprint with outstanding ergonomic design, allowing rapid set-up and processing of complex parts.

CAMplete TruePath software – an integrated suite of G-code editing, optimization, analysis, and verification tools is standard on every Matsuura MX-520. 

“As a single table entry model into the high-quality world of Matsuura 5-axis machining, the MX-520 has been nothing short of a phenomenal success for Matsuura globally,” the Matsuura Machinery USA, Bonde continued.

The Matsuura MAXIA 12,000 RPM high-torque spindle is standard. A high-torque (187.0 Nm) motor is available to machine hard-to-cut materials. Matsuura’s 20,000 min-1 (108.7 Nm) spindle for high-speed machining of aluminum parts is available as an option.

Produced by SME, Eastec is a biennial event which takes place at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield and features more than 650 exhibitors and three days of complimentary educational sessions. The event showcases the latest manufacturing technologies from additive manufacturing/3D printing to waterjet cutting and provides access to industry experts sharing insights on how to foster innovation, increase productivity, and improve profits.

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:

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