8/29/2011 | 3 MINUTE READ

Makino’s 2011 Advanced Manufacturing and High-Precision Technology Expo to Feature Speakers, Demonstrations and Exhibitors

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Oct. 12-13 at Makino Technology Center in Auburn Hills, MI.

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Makino’s 2011 Advanced Manufacturing and High-Precision Technology Expo is scheduled to be held Oct. 12-13 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at its Technology Center in Auburn Hills, Mich. Attendees are going to have the opportunity to learn about new manufacturing processes, techniques, philosophies and strategies, vital to transforming their business for greater success in the ever-expanding global marketplace. High-precision machining demonstrations are also on tap to be displayed for a variety of industries, including tool, die, mold, medical, automotive and aerospace.

At the event, featured presenter Steve LeFever, chairman and founder of Business Resource Services, will discuss financial management education as the single greatest need for business owners across all industries. Additional presentations delivered by Makino are to cover various topics such as micromachining, EDM technologies, the new PS-series production-oriented VMCs and a metrology panel discussion.

Makino’s Technology Center is located at 2600 Superior Court, Auburn Hills, Michigan, 48326. The building is at Superior and Lapeer roads (M-24), one-mile from I-75 and M-24, off E. Walton Boulevard. It is 31 miles from the Greater Detroit Airport and is near The Palace at Auburn Hills, a major sports venue in the area. For additional information, call Makino at 1-800-552-3288.

Register to attend the Makino Advanced Manufacturing and High-Precision Technology Expo by visiting www.makino.com/expo or calling 1-800-552-3288.

Featured Speaker
Steve LeFever, chairman and founder of Business Resource Services, possesses a breadth of knowledge and experience in banking, finance, and small-business management. His work with the Risk Management Association (RMA), the Association of Small Business Development Centers (ASBDC), and financial institutions around the globe help keep his insights sharp and his information relevant to business owners, operators and managers.

An internationally recognized author and advocate for independent business, LeFever’s book, Profit Mastery: Knowledge-Driven Financial Performance has sold over 1 million copies. LeFever has traveled widely, and he has presented the Profit Mastery program on three continents, in eight languages, during the past two decades, to hundreds of thousands of business owners, managers, commercial bankers, accountants and business coaches.

With a superior command of his subject material, LeFever makes finance compelling, interesting and funny. His unique ability to take complex topics and translate them into plain English separates him from the crowd.

Presentations and Machining Demos
Makino plans to offer in its Technology Center several presentations by its own engineers and suppliers. Topics include profitability tools, micromachining, the new PS-series and EDM technologies.

In addition to presentations, Makino is going to have 17 machining centers on display, including 3-, 4- and 5-axis vertical and horizontal machining centers, wire EDMs and sinker EDMs.

During the demonstrations, Makino’s technical staff is scheduled to be on hand to discuss Makino’s latest machining technologies, as well as provide industry-leading advice to help solve attendees’ production problems.

Makino is including the following select manufacturers and suppliers to exhibit at the expo.

Alicona, laser scanning for 3-D microfeature form and surface metrology
Blum, broken tool, ATLM and AWM systems
Delcam, CAD/CAM software for high-speed milling
emSolve, FF/CAM system for high-performance machining
Haimer, tooling holders, shrink-fit/balance machines and measuring instruments
Hirschman Engineering USA, NC rotary tables for EDM and work-holding tooling
Inova Tools, high-performance and solid-carbide cutting tools
KOMA, Tsudakoma rotary tables and indexes
Lyndex Nikken, tool-holding systems
MasterCAM, CAM solutions for wire EDM and milling
MST, tool holders and shrink-fit machine supplier
NS Tool, high-performance and solid-carbide cutting tools
OGP/ Ring Sales, precision measuring equipment supplier
Pokolm, supplier of high-performance die/mold cutting tools
PQI, broken tool, ATLM, AWM systems and QC software
SST Consumables, supplier of milling and EDM consumable products
Tebis, CAD/ CAM solutions for HMC, VMC and EDM
Union Tool, high-performance cutting tools
Zygo, white-light interferometry for ultra-resolution form and surface metrology

About Makino
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 www.makino.com.



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