Lowering costs and reducing part cycle time has never mattered more.

Staying ahead of the competition matters. And nothing is more critical to your company’s success than keeping on top of the latest processes that help lower parts production costs and reduce cycle times.

Makino production processes are essential, highly scalable components in Six Sigma, lean manufacturing plants worldwide. Makino systems have helped transform parts production with new processes and approaches that have significantly increased flexibility, lowered costs and improved accuracy in parts manufacturing.

Today’s companies face intense pressures to manufacture parts at the lowest possible cost while still having the agility to adapt production for changing volumes and new parts, sometimes virtually overnight.

Makino production processes help you respond with highly effective machining centers, automation solutions and turnkey engineering/integration services, all combining to cut costs and reduce cycle times.

With our high metal-removal rates, fast feedrates, greater accuracy and stability, and increased overall productivity, Makino machining centers provide demonstrably higher quality, shorter time to market and the flexibility to meet changing production volumes, shorter part life cycles and reduced machining costs.

Every job matters. Bring Makino Engineering Services to the table early and often to make the most of every opportunity. >>

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Case Studies

Mathews Targets Increased Part Production with Horizontal Machining Center

Mathews Targets Increased Part Production with Horizontal Machining Center

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Fallbrook Technologies Easily Steers Protoypes to Market with Precision Machining Center

Fallbrook Technologies Easily Steers Protoypes to Market with Precision Machining Center

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High-Performance Machining Technology Supports Vision for North American Expansion

High-Performance Machining Technology Supports Vision for North American Expansion

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Chicago Faucets Becomes More Globally Competitive Through Flexible Automation System

Chicago Faucets Becomes More Globally Competitive Through Flexible Automation System

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5-Axis Machining Automation Expands Flexibility at Abipa Canada

5-Axis Machining Automation Expands Flexibility at Abipa Canada

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Twin Disc Uses Automated Machining Cell to Add Manufacturing Flexibility

Twin Disc Uses Automated Machining Cell to Add Manufacturing Flexibility

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Townsend Uses Horizontal Machining for Difficult Part Applications

Townsend Uses Horizontal Machining for Difficult Part Applications

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Prince Industries Uses Flexible Manufacturing System to Quickly Bring Products to Market

Prince Industries Uses Flexible Manufacturing System to Quickly Bring Products to Market

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Mid-State Machine Boosts Large Part Production with Horizontal Machining Centers

Mid-State Machine Boosts Large Part Production with Horizontal Machining Centers

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MacKay Manufacturing Uses Flexible Machining Cell to Become a Lean Operation

MacKay Manufacturing Uses Flexible Machining Cell to Become a Lean Operation

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Davis Tool Improves Efficiency and Flexibility with Titanium Machining Cell

Davis Tool Improves Efficiency and Flexibility with Titanium Machining Cell

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Ansco Uses High-Performance Horizontal Machines for a Variety of Part Sizes

Ansco Uses High-Performance Horizontal Machines for a Variety of Part Sizes

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Palletized Horizontal Machining Brings Unattended Capabilities to SRPM

Palletized Horizontal Machining Brings Unattended Capabilities to SRPM

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Sandy Bay Uses Flexible Manufacturing System for Faster Cycle Times and Unattended Machining

Sandy Bay Uses Flexible Manufacturing System for Faster Cycle Times and Unattended Machini...

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Quality Vision International Achieves High Accuracy with Precision Machining Centers

Quality Vision International Achieves High Accuracy with Precision Machining Centers

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Webinars

Key Characteristics of a Production Oriented Vertical Machining Center

Key Characteristics of a Production Oriented Vertical Machining Center

With over 220 - or more - manufacturers of Vertical Machining Centers (VMCs...

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Economic Overview of Automated Pallet Handling Systems (Part 2)

Economic Overview of Automated Pallet Handling Systems (Part 2)

In the second part of this webinar on pallet handling systems, we will demo...

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Manufacturing Expansion Program, the next generation of HMC

Manufacturing Expansion Program, the next generation of HMC's

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Broken Tool detection: Good, Better, Best

Broken Tool detection: Good, Better, Best

Broken tool detection can be very beneficial – insuring that the tool is fu...

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Proper selection and economics of lift-up chip conveyors

Proper selection and economics of lift-up chip conveyors

With a variety of materials (i.e.: steel, cast iron, aluminum, non-metallic...

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Improved productivity for large part production

Improved productivity for large part production

It’s no surprise that the parts machined for the construction, truck, auto ...

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Makino TechCast: T1 Fracking Block Processing

Makino TechCast: T1 Fracking Block Processing

Recorded live at IMTS 2014, this TechCast provides detailed insights into t...

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Maximizing Machine Uptime and Reducing Service Costs with ProVis Remote Diagnostics

Maximizing Machine Uptime and Reducing Service Costs with ProVis Remote Diagnostics

Never miss another deadline again. With the new ProVis remote diagnostics t...

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5-axis Automation

5-axis Automation

Automation will be essential for North American manufacturers to compete gl...

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A New Approach to Machining Small Production and Medical Parts.

A New Approach to Machining Small Production and Medical Parts.

Having limited floor space for your machines should not mean that you limit...

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Trends in Automotive Part Production

Trends in Automotive Part Production

Shorter lead times, compressed project schedules, Six-Sigma quality, increa...

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7 Ways to Improve Vertical Machining Center Productivity in Job Shops

7 Ways to Improve Vertical Machining Center Productivity in Job Shops

Versatility and productivity are key components to any successful job shop....

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Large Part Machining

Large Part Machining

Large production parts and large dies and molds present numerous challenges...

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New Control Technologies: Preparation for High Accuracy

New Control Technologies: Preparation for High Accuracy

What if a machine tool could quickly evaluate its accuracy and make adjustm...

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New 5-Axis Large Aerospace Aluminum Structural Machining Centers

New 5-Axis Large Aerospace Aluminum Structural Machining Centers

Learn about the new “purpose-built” family of large 5 axis horizontal machi...

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New Control Technologies (Part 2): VP Control - Improving Large Part Accuracy

New Control Technologies (Part 2): VP Control - Improving Large Part Accuracy

Volumetric Performance control provides enhanced volumetric machining preci...

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New Control Technologies (Part 1): Inertia Active Control – Optimize B Axis Index Times

New Control Technologies (Part 1): Inertia Active Control – Optimize B Axis Index Times

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Investing In Your Future

Investing In Your Future

Makino’s Capital Services group will discuss access to competitive financin...

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Videos

Automated Horizontal Machining Centers with Vision Systems - Makino Horizontal Machining

Automated Horizontal Machining Centers with Vision Systems - Makino Horizontal Machining

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Lean Manufacturing: Automated Robot Loading and Unloading of Automotive Engine Blocks

Lean Manufacturing: Automated Robot Loading and Unloading of Automotive Engine Blocks

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Cast Iron Machining, a51nx Horizontal Machining Center, a51nx - Makino Horizontal Machining Center

Cast Iron Machining, a51nx Horizontal Machining Center, a51nx - Makino Horizontal Machinin...

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Ergonomic Handling of Large Tools for Large Part Production

Ergonomic Handling of Large Tools for Large Part Production

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Dynamic NC Adds Hard Metal Machining Flexibility with T1 5-Axis HMC

Dynamic NC Adds Hard Metal Machining Flexibility with T1 5-Axis HMC

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CNC Vertical Machining Center Improves Quality and Productivity at All Axis R&D

CNC Vertical Machining Center Improves Quality and Productivity at All Axis R&D

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VMC Leads YDC from Everyday Job Shop to Precision Machine Shop

VMC Leads YDC from Everyday Job Shop to Precision Machine Shop

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Automated Small Part Production on the N2 HMC

Automated Small Part Production on the N2 HMC

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Makino a51nx-5XU Horizontal Machining Center for 5-Axis Part Production

Makino a51nx-5XU Horizontal Machining Center for 5-Axis Part Production

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Fallbrook Technologies Drives Innovation to Market with High-Precision Machining

Fallbrook Technologies Drives Innovation to Market with High-Precision Machining

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a51nx HMC Provides New Level of Productivity and Reliability to Mathews

a51nx HMC Provides New Level of Productivity and Reliability to Mathews

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Chicago Faucets Improves Agility with Flexible Manufacturing Cells

Chicago Faucets Improves Agility with Flexible Manufacturing Cells

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High-Performance Horizontal Machining Increases Competitiveness at DV Systems

High-Performance Horizontal Machining Increases Competitiveness at DV Systems

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T1 5-Axis HMC for High-Efficiency Job Shop Production

T1 5-Axis HMC for High-Efficiency Job Shop Production

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Automated 5 Axis Machining Cell Secures Future for Abipa

Automated 5 Axis Machining Cell Secures Future for Abipa

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U-Series Wire EDM Guide Maintenance and Filter Replacement

U-Series Wire EDM Guide Maintenance and Filter Replacement

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U3 HEAT Automatic Wire Threading AWT and Work Tank Function

U3 HEAT Automatic Wire Threading AWT and Work Tank Function

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Woller Precision Improves Profitability with Automated Horizontal Machining

Woller Precision Improves Profitability with Automated Horizontal Machining

Aaron Woller, president of Woller Precision Machine, discusses how the comp...

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Press Releases and Articles

Exacta Aerospace Expands Capacity and Capabilities

Exacta Aerospace Expands Capacity and Capabilities

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Metal Technologies Inc. Embraces Automation

Metal Technologies Inc. Embraces Automation

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Automation Improves Capacity Productivity and Consistency at Cincinnati Mine Machinery

Automation Improves Capacity Productivity and Consistency at Cincinnati Mine Machinery

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Makino Announces Online Seminar Schedule for 2015

Makino Announces Online Seminar Schedule for 2015

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Makino ProVis Remote Diagnostic Technology Maximizes Machine Uptime

Makino ProVis Remote Diagnostic Technology Maximizes Machine Uptime

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New a51nx-5XU 5-Axis HMC Brings Next-Generation Productivity for Small-Part 5-Axis Machining

New a51nx-5XU 5-Axis HMC Brings Next-Generation Productivity for Small-Part 5-Axis Machini...

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Makino Demonstrates New Technologies and Systems at IMTS 2014

Makino Demonstrates New Technologies and Systems at IMTS 2014

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Makino to Highlight New Aerospace Manufacturing Solutions at 2014 Farnborough International Airshow

Makino to Highlight New Aerospace Manufacturing Solutions at 2014 Farnborough Internationa...

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Makino Receives 2013 Outstanding Sales Growth Award from FANUC Robotics

Makino Receives 2013 Outstanding Sales Growth Award from FANUC Robotics

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New a81nx HMC Brings Next-Generation Productivity for Large-Part Machining

New a81nx HMC Brings Next-Generation Productivity for Large-Part Machining

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Makino Introduces the T1 5-Axis Horizontal Machining Center for High-Efficiency Job-Shop Production

Makino Introduces the T1 5-Axis Horizontal Machining Center for High-Efficiency Job-Shop P...

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Makino’s Announces Online Seminar Schedule for 2014

Makino’s Announces Online Seminar Schedule for 2014

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Makino’s 2014 Automotive Technology Days Offer Improved Efficiency and Profitability for Machining Operations

Makino’s 2014 Automotive Technology Days Offer Improved Efficiency and Profitability for M...

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Makino’s New D800Z 5-Axis Machining Center Brings Sustained Accuracy to Large Part Production

Makino’s New D800Z 5-Axis Machining Center Brings Sustained Accuracy to Large Part Product...

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Makino Technology Expo 2013 to Feature Speakers and Demonstrations on Techniques That Enhance Manufacturing Productivity

Makino Technology Expo 2013 to Feature Speakers and Demonstrations on Techniques That Enha...

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Makino’s a61nx-5E 5-Axis Horizontal Machining Center Offers the Right-Size Solution for Small Aerospace Parts Production

Makino’s a61nx-5E 5-Axis Horizontal Machining Center Offers the Right-Size Solution for Sm...

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Makino to Detail Latest Technologies for Efficient Aerospace Part Production at 2013 Paris Air Show

Makino to Detail Latest Technologies for Efficient Aerospace Part Production at 2013 Paris...

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Makino Offers 24/7 Phone Support to Help Meet Customer Production Demands

Makino Offers 24/7 Phone Support to Help Meet Customer Production Demands

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