Houston, Texas. Mazak Corporation is hosting a special “Discover More with Mazak” manufacturing event at its Southwest Technology Center on Dec. 5 and 6 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. to present breakthrough advancements for overcoming part-production challenges within a variety of industries, including energy and aerospace. From the latest highly advanced machine tools performing real-world application cutting demonstrations to expert manufacturing guidance, this two-day event will allow shops of all sizes to discover new, unique ways to achieve more productivity and profitability. The Mazak machine tools that will be on display performing turning, milling, five-axis and multi-tasking operations include the Orbitec 20 machining center, Slant Turn Nexus 600M turning center, Slant Turn Nexus 500 turning center with a 7.2” spindle bore, Quick Turn Nexus 450 MY Multi-Tasking machine with a 10.2” spindle bore, Vortex 1060/V8 vertical machining center, Horizontal Center Nexus 6800, Variaxis i-800 machining center and Integrex j-300 Multi-Tasking machine. Additionally, attendees will have access to the Southwest Technology Centerʼs regional industry expertise and application engineering resources for gaining valuable solution ideas. Such resources include Mazakʼs new 3-4-5 productivity solution that helps manufacturers develop highly optimized manufacturing systems, from 3 levels of CNC controls that offer advanced operator support, to 4 levels of automation that focus on better equipment utilization, to 5 levels of Multi-Tasking that shorten cycle times by using fewer machines to complete cutting operations. Mazak VIP partner Sandvik Coromant will also present on best machining practices during the event.