Press Releases

October 2020

Mazak Optonics Expands North American Headquarters

Mazak Optonics has confirmed expansion plans for their North American Headquarters located in Elgin, Illinois. This fall 2020, Mazak Optonics will break ground on the expansion of their Elgin Technology Center. Mazak plans for the expansion project to be completed in the spring of 2021, and once complete, it will bring more than 20,000 square-feet of additional operational facilities.

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July 2020

Mazak Launches FT-150 FIBER

Mazak Optonics Corp. has launched the latest in its laser-cutting line up, the FT-150 FIBER. The FT-150 FIBER tube-cutting laser has been designed for high-speed cutting and reduced non-cutting process to improve cycle times for small to medium diameter tubes. The result is superior productivity with high throughput. The FT-150 FIBER utilizes a series of advanced technologies and optional features to streamline and automate laser-cutting tube production processes.

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June 2020

Dan Konrath Promoted to Southeast Regional Sales Manager

Mazak Optonics Corp. is pleased to announce the promotion of Dan Konrath from Applications Engineer to the Southeast Regional Sales Manager. Konrath will be responsible for the Southeast territory which includes Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Florida.

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February 2020

"The Canadian Laser Event" at Cambridge Facility

Mazak Optonics will host “The Canadian Laser Event” on April 29th and 30th from 9am to 4pm at the Mazak Canada Technology Centre in Cambridge, Ontario. This two-day event will include live demonstrations on the high power OPTIPLEX FIBER 10kW laser-cutting machine along with Mazak machining technologies. While highlighting the latest Mazak equipment, there will be seminars on high-performance air cutting, fabrication meets machining and automation advancements.

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