Chicago, IL (September 12, 2016) — Yamazen Inc., exclusive distributor for Matsuura machine tools in the states of Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, New Hampshire, Ohio, Rhode Island, Vermont and Wisconsin is partnering with Matsuura to showcase the MMX-520 Five-Axis Vertical Machining Center  International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago’s McCormick Place today through September 17, 2016.

Yamazen is featuring the Matsuura MX-520 Five-Axis Vertical Machining Center in Booth S-8640.  The MX-520 provides a simple and effortless and cost-effective transition for Three-Axis users making the transition to full Five-Axis operation. The MX-520 is a compact 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center featuring outstanding ergonomic design, which allows 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.  

“The MX-520 is one of Matsuura’s most desired vertical machining centers.  We are pleased to exhibit this machine and high quality productivity solutions through our partnership with Yamazen and their innovative team of skilled and experienced sales and applications staff,” said Mark Perreault, Matsuura Regional Sales Manager.

“With our customers’ desire for reduced costs and improved cycle times, this compact 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center features rapid set-up and processing of complex parts, and is a cost-effective solution,” Perreault added.

Yamazen Inc. is showcasing machine tools that are transforming the manufacturing world at IMTS 2016 in Booth S-8640. Yamazen’s 100’ x 100’ booth is located in the South Hall, Metal Cutting Pavilion, and will display and exhibit 14 machine tools from our Industry-leading builders.

Visitors will have the opportunity to speak with Yamazen’s highly knowledgeable sales teams who have access to the most advanced information and techniques developed to fit unique machining requirements. These machining solutions can improve productivity, quality and reliability while lowering current production costs.

Matsuura Machinery USA will be located in the South Hall, Booth S-8148, in McCormick Place. The 5,000 sq. ft. booth will showcase how Matsuura’s automation solutions and new technologies provide a competitive advantage.

Matsuura will showcase six machines at IMTS 2016. Exhibition plans include the H.Plus-400 Horizontal Machining Center, the LX-160 High Speed Linear Motor Machine, the MX-850 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center, the MAM72-35V5-Axis Vertical Machining Center and the V.Plus-550 Vertical Machining Center. Matsuura also announced their plans to unveil a sixth machine in July. This machine will be new to the US market.

“Matsuura can assist your shop in manufacturing higher quality parts faster, more efficiently and at a lower cost. We will feature six machines at this year’s IMTS that will demonstrate how Matsuura machines minimize your cost of production, increase your part quality and reduce set-up and lead times,” said a Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc. Spokesperson.

The International Manufacturing Technology Show is one of the largest industrial trade shows in the world, featuring more than 2,000 exhibiting companies and 114,147 registrants. IMTS 2016 is the 31st edition of the premier manufacturing technology show in North America and will occupy 1.3 million net square feet of exhibit space at the McCormick Place complex in Chicago, Illinois.

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.

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.

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. 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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