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

Triumph Structures Enhances Productivity with 5-Axis Aluminum Machining Technology

Triumph Structures Enhances Productivity with 5-Axis Aluminum Machining Technology

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Automated Manufacturing Systems Spur Growth and Confidence at SEW Eurodrive

Automated Manufacturing Systems Spur Growth and Confidence at SEW Eurodrive

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New Dimensions Uses Flexible Manufacturing Systems to Drive Growth

New Dimensions Uses Flexible Manufacturing Systems to Drive Growth

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Reliable CNC Milling Machines Improve Quality and Lead-Times at Alumalloy

Reliable CNC Milling Machines Improve Quality and Lead-Times at Alumalloy

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In Laval, Quebec, Alcoa Cuts Parts Costs with T-Series Titanium Machining Centers

In Laval, Quebec, Alcoa Cuts Parts Costs with T-Series Titanium Machining Centers

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Build-A-Mold Takes a Production Approach to Custom Mold Making

Build-A-Mold Takes a Production Approach to Custom Mold Making

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Dynamic NC Reduces Costs in 5-axis Hard-Metal Machining of Aircraft Components

Dynamic NC Reduces Costs in 5-axis Hard-Metal Machining of Aircraft Components

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Campbell Engineering Expands Capacity with High-Performance Machining Centers

Campbell Engineering Expands Capacity with High-Performance Machining Centers

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Axxis Corporation Improves Quality and Delivery with Automated Horizontal Machining Cell

Axxis Corporation Improves Quality and Delivery with Automated Horizontal Machining Cell

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All Axis R&D Invests in Advanced Vertical Machining Center to Grow its Business

All Axis R&D Invests in Advanced Vertical Machining Center to Grow its Business

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AFAB Boosts Capacity and Precision with Flexible Manufacturing System

AFAB Boosts Capacity and Precision with Flexible Manufacturing System

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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 Prototypes to Market with Precision Machining Center

Fallbrook Technologies Easily Steers Prototypes 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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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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Boosting HMC Productivity with Makino’s Fixture Hydraulic Unit System

Boosting HMC Productivity with Makino’s Fixture Hydraulic Unit System

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How One VMC Platform Could Change Your Expectations for Job-Shop Productivity

How One VMC Platform Could Change Your Expectations for Job-Shop Productivity

When sifting through mounds of spec sheets for production vertical machinin...

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Onboarding to the Industrial Internet of Things

Onboarding to the Industrial Internet of Things

With the maturation of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), North Amer...

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A new solution for non-ferrous die cast parts

A new solution for non-ferrous die cast parts

Is your company one of the many who are machining aluminum or non-ferrous d...

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New Closed Loop Processing Methods for Blades and Vanes

New Closed Loop Processing Methods for Blades and Vanes

With the significant increase in jet engine order backlogs and new fuel-eff...

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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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Reliably Tapping into Profits

Reliably Tapping into Profits

For some parts, thread making is a significant part of the cycle time, for ...

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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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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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The DA300 VMC: A Powerhouse of 5-Axis Productivity

The DA300 VMC: A Powerhouse of 5-Axis Productivity

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Triumph Structures Wichita Shreds Time with A6 Structural Aluminum Machining Center

Triumph Structures Wichita Shreds Time with A6 Structural Aluminum Machining Center

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L2 VMC: Made to Automate High-Volume, Small-Part Manufacturing

L2 VMC: Made to Automate High-Volume, Small-Part Manufacturing

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a40 HMC: Made to Automate Aluminum Die-Cast Part Production

a40 HMC: Made to Automate Aluminum Die-Cast Part Production

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DA300 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center Reduces Machining Time for Complex Parts

DA300 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center Reduces Machining Time for Complex Parts

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Automation Helps New Dimensions Improve Efficiency and Workflow

Automation Helps New Dimensions Improve Efficiency and Workflow

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Machining a Transmission Housing on a Makino a81nx HMC

Machining a Transmission Housing on a Makino a81nx HMC

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Manufacturing Automation Fuels Productivity at SEW Eurodrive

Manufacturing Automation Fuels Productivity at SEW Eurodrive

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Makino a40 HMC: Purpose Built for Aluminum Die Cast Machining

Makino a40 HMC: Purpose Built for Aluminum Die Cast Machining

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Advanced Aerospace Machining, Engineering and Automation Solutions

Advanced Aerospace Machining, Engineering and Automation Solutions

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High-Speed Machining of Mathews Bow Quiver Components

High-Speed Machining of Mathews Bow Quiver Components

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Campbell Engineering Builds on Success with High-Performance Machining

Campbell Engineering Builds on Success with High-Performance Machining

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Air Compressor Manufacturing on an a61nx Horizontal Milling Machine

Air Compressor Manufacturing on an a61nx Horizontal Milling Machine

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Axxis Corp. Cranks Up Productivity with Automated Horizontal Machining Cell

Axxis Corp. Cranks Up Productivity with Automated Horizontal Machining Cell

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AFAB Adds Capacity and Efficiency with Flexible Manufacturing System

AFAB Adds Capacity and Efficiency with Flexible Manufacturing System

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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 Updates MAG3.EX 5-Axis HMC for Enhanced Competitiveness in Aerospace Aluminum Struc...

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Makino D200Z VMC Enhances High-Speed 5-Axis Machining for Die and Mold Tooling and Medical Part Processing

Makino D200Z VMC Enhances High-Speed 5-Axis Machining for Die and Mold Tooling and Medical...

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Makino Raises the Bar in VMC Productivity with Next-Generation PS65 and PS105

Makino Raises the Bar in VMC Productivity with Next-Generation PS65 and PS105

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Makino Lays Out Enhancements for Aerospace Manufacturing at the 52nd International Paris Air Show

Makino Lays Out Enhancements for Aerospace Manufacturing at the 52nd International Paris A...

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Makino SGI.5 Shortens Machining Cycle Times While Maintaining Precise Surface Finishes

Makino SGI.5 Shortens Machining Cycle Times While Maintaining Precise Surface Finishes

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Makino Updates MMC2 Automated Pallet-Handling System for Compatibility with a61nx-5E 5-Axis HMC

Makino Updates MMC2 Automated Pallet-Handling System for Compatibility with a61nx-5E 5-Axi...

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Makino Expands SST Consumables Business in Merger with Global EDM Supplies

Makino Expands SST Consumables Business in Merger with Global EDM Supplies

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Makino Reveals New a120nx Horizontal Machining Center Built for Large, Heavy Part Production

Makino Reveals New a120nx Horizontal Machining Center Built for Large, Heavy Part Producti...

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Makino Q1 2017 Online Seminar Schedule Highlights Advancements for Improved Productivity

Makino Q1 2017 Online Seminar Schedule Highlights Advancements for Improved Productivity

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Makino Introduces the New a71nx for Next-Generation Productivity and Reliability in Large Ferrous-Part Production

Makino Introduces the New a71nx for Next-Generation Productivity and Reliability in Large ...

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Makino Unveils ProNetConneX: The IIoT Interface for a New Era of Industry

Makino Unveils ProNetConneX: The IIoT Interface for a New Era of Industry

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Makino L2 Delivers High Productivity, High Precision in High-Volume Production Applications

Makino L2 Delivers High Productivity, High Precision in High-Volume Production Application...

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Makino DA300 Vertical Machining Center Reduces Machining Time for Complex Aluminum Components

Makino DA300 Vertical Machining Center Reduces Machining Time for Complex Aluminum Compone...

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Makino’s Updated a51nx and a61nx HMCs Provide Better Productivity, Better Value

Makino’s Updated a51nx and a61nx HMCs Provide Better Productivity, Better Value

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New Professional 6 from Makino Simplifies Machine Controls, Increases Productivity

New Professional 6 from Makino Simplifies Machine Controls, Increases Productivity

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