Mazak Adds Hybrid Metal 3D Printer to Machine Tool Lineup

After such corporations as GE, Autodesk, and HP have proudly placed themselves in the 3D printing market, more companies that aren’t immediately involved with the technology have taken it upon themselves to join the 3D printing fray. The latest is Yamazaki Mazak Corporation, or Mazak, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of machine tools. The Japanese company has just announced the addition of a new metal 3D printing technology to its line of CNC equipment. The new INTEGREX i-400AM machine is not just a metal 3D printer, however, but a hybrid-multitasking machine that is meant to combine metal 3D printing with the accuracy and surface finish of machining.
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