In its centenary year, Yamazaki Mazak headed to the recent EMO 2019 exhibition in Hanover, Germany, with plans for its biggest ever stand, hosting the largest number of machines and automation solutions ever exhibited by the company. At the show, Mazak gave seven machines their world debuts, alongside two further European debuts, with new Integrex multi-tasking, five-axis, hybrid and turning machines among those on display.
Exhibiting under its EMO 2019 theme, ‘Discover more with Mazak’, the company showcased 27 different machines in total, two more than for EMO 2017, along with 16 integrated automation solutions.
Richard Smith, European group managing director at Yamazaki Mazak, says: “Our theme for this year’s EMO spoke of our relentless focus on productivity, and was a call-to-action for machine users to discover the true potential of their machining operations. Never before did we commit to bringing so many machines and different automation solutions to EMO.”
The 3000 sq m Mazak stand was split into seven separate zones – Integrex multi-tasking, hybrid machining, five-axis machining, laser, vertical machining, turning and horizontals – with all 27 machines in live cutting action during the show. In addition, the Mazak stand featured demonstrations of Industry 4.0 solutions, including Mazak iSmart factory and Smooth Technology.
Integrated automation was a major focus, with a variety of different solutions on display, including Palletech and Multi-Pallet Pool (MPP), gantry loaders, and the AWC auto work changer. In addition, Mazak machines were integrated with a number of third-party automation providers, including machine-tending and bar-feeder solutions.
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