Rowdy Baska hired as New Machine Coordinator

Mazak Optonics Corp. is pleased to announce the hire of Rowdy Baska to New Machine Coordinator.

Baska has a degree from Northern Illinois University in Applied Manufacturing Technology along with 8 years of laser technology experience.

“I am excited to join a professional environment at a company with many opportunities to learn and grow. I am eager to use my experience and education to help our new laser customers through the installation process,” said Baska.

Baska is the single point of contact for all new laser machine installations. Baska will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of machine installation such as planning delivery logistics, coordinating contractors, scheduling customer training, and advising with any challenges along the way.

Please join us on welcoming Rowdy Baska to the Mazak team.  

About Mazak Optonics Corporation

Mazak Optonics Corporation is a major supplier of laser-cutting systems, offering 50 laser models and leading the industry in the implementation of emerging laser technologies. The company’s 50,000 sq. ft. North American Headquarters are located in Elgin, Illinois, and feature a 30,000 sq. ft. laser technology center housing up to 18 machines for demonstrations and training. Mazak Optonics is part of Yamazaki Mazak Corporation (Oguchi, Japan), the global leader for the manufacture of machine tools and systems for the precision machining of metal parts, including CNC turning centers, horizontal and vertical machining centers, Multi-Tasking machining centers, turnkey cells and software solutions. The North American Headquarters for Yamazaki Mazak are located in Florence, Kentucky. For more information on Mazak Optonics’ products and solutions, visit, email or call 847.252.4500.