Mason, Ohio – March 2011 – Makino world headquarters in Tokyo, Japan have indicated that all its employees have been accounted for and its facilities remain undamaged. While power grids and transportation systems have been disrupted, Makino is continuing to work diligently on current operations and deliveries. The Port of Yokohama where Makino Japan exports product remains in good condition.
“The people of Japan and all affected by the recent earthquake and tsunami are in our thoughts,” said Don Lane, CEO of Makino North America. “We are deeply saddened by these events and share our sympathy with all those who have lost their loved ones in this terrible tragedy.”
Makino encourages everyone interested in helping with relief efforts to donate to the American Red Cross at american.redcross.org/Makino
Makino North America will continue to provide updates with regards to its facilities or employees in Japan.
A world leader in advanced CNC machining centers, Makino provides a wide range of high-precision metal-cutting and EDM machinery, including horizontal machining centers, vertical machining centers, 5-axis machining centers, graphite machining centers, and wire and Ram EDMs. Our flexible automation solutions provide reduced labor costs and increased throughput in a variety of production volumes and designs. With Makino engineering services, we offer industry leading expertise for even the most challenging applications across all industries. For more information call 1.800.552.3288, or visit makino.com
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