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Mazak joins Canada Makes

Canada Makes is pleased to welcome Mazak Canada as its newest Leadership level partner. Mazak has been contributing to the Mazakdevelopment of the machine tool industry as a leading global company since 1919 and adding their expertise is a big plus to our network.

“Mazak Canada is excited to be a partner in the Canada Makes Network. As a leader in Additive / Subtractive Direct Energy Deposition technology, we strive to be at the forefront of this manufacturing evolution,” said Ray Buxton,
 General Manager
Mazak Corporation Canada. “Being part of the Canada Makes network will allow us to work closer with industry partners and allow us to better support this emerging technology as it develops into a mainstream manufacturing process.”

MAZAK VC500 5X AM MACHINE

Mazak VC500 5X AM hybrid machine

Mazak currently produces three distinct models of Additive / Subtractive equipment. The VC500 5x AM – entry level machine for colleges, universities and research laboratories. The Integrex i200S AM and the Variaxis J-600/5x WAAM wire feed deposition machine.

“I’m really looking forward to seeing the capabilities of the Mazak hybrid additive / subtractive systems,” said Frank Defalco, Manager Canada Makes. ”Canada Makes wants our manufacturing sector to have state-of-the-art tools and Mazak is a partner that can help achieve this.”

Save the date of October 19th as Canada Makes is looking forward to co-hosting a workshop at Mazak’s Technology Centre in Cambridge, Ontario. The event will showcase Direct Energy Deposition, Additive / Subtractive technology featuring the Mazak VC500 5X AM machine. More details on the event will be forthcoming.

About Mazak: Canada Technology Centre
Located in Cambridge, Ontario, the Canada Technology Centre is one of Mazak’s eight Technology Centers in North America. The facility enables Mazak to work closely with their customers throughout Canada to generate the most innovative ideas for increasing productivity, efficiency and equipment utilization.

The Canada Technology Centre helps optimize customers’ part-processing operations by providing:

  • Access to the latest Mazak machine tool technology for testing new product solutions
  • Process and application engineering
  • Training facilities and educational seminars

Collaboration opportunities with cutting tool, workholding and automation partners to develop new manufacturing solutions.
Please visit www.mazakcanada.com or call 800-668-5449 for more information.

About Canada Makes
Canada Makes, a CME initiative, is a network of private, public, academic, and non-profit entities dedicated to promoting the adoption and development of advanced and additive manufacturing (AM) in Canada. It is an enabler and accelerator of AM-adoption in Canada.