SMI Machine Tools Showcases the Matsuura MX-520 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center at “March Madness” Open House

Houston, TX (March 20, 2014) — SMI Machine Tools, exclusive distributor of Matsuura products in Texas, is exhibiting the Matsuura MX-520 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center during their “March Madness” Open House. All customers attending the Open House are entered to win a Harley Davidson 2014 Sportster Iron 883.

SMI anticipates 500 customers will be in attendance during the two-day event at their 5,500 sq. ft. facility. SMI Machine Tool’s Certified Service Technicians, as well as representatives from Matsuura are on hand for full demonstrations of the MX-520 capabilities.

“We are pleased to be a part of SMI Machine Tool’s Open House and enjoy the opportunity to speak with so many global manufacturers to discuss Matsuura’s line of premium machine tools,” said Stuart Busman, Matsuura USA Southeastern Regional Sales Manager.

The Matsuura MX-520 is a single table 5 axis machine tool primarily aimed at companies making the transition from 3 to 5 axis operations. The MX-520 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center features exceptional ergonomic design which allows rapid set-up and processing of complex parts.  CAMplete TruePath software and integrated suite of G-code editing, optimization, analysis, and verification tools is standard.

“The Matsuura MX-520 was developed to offer businesses transitioning from 3 to 5 axis operations a premium 5-Axis vertical machining center.  Matsuura remains the world leader in 5-Axis machining,” said Busman.

Matsuura Machinery USA, located in St. Paul, MN is the master 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.

The company’s 40,000 sq. ft. facility includes a large showroom and demonstration area, conference and training rooms, machine storage areas, accessories and spare parts, as well as administrative, service, and engineering application support. A spindle repair facility is also currently being added.

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 will provide the premium service, applications, and technical field support that have always been the Matsuura standard for business.

Matsuura USA professionally markets and supports Matsuura equipment users through local dealers, 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.

(Pictured: SMI Machine Tools Owners Scott Murray and John Vincent)

For more information on SMI Machine Tools, please contact:
SMI Machine Tools
5829 West Sam Houston Pkwy North, Suite 804
Houston , TX 77041
Phone  (713) 937-7771

For more information on Matsuura products, contact:
Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc.                                                  
325 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55102