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Makino announced today its latest line-up of online seminars for first-quarter 2017. The upcoming presentations are set to provide attendees with the latest technologies and insights to improve productivity in the coming year with topics focused on new 5-axis machining solutions, customer support tools and advancements in CNC capabilities. All Makino seminars are presented free of charge with account registration.

“For more than a decade, Makino’s online seminar program has supported North American manufacturers with information on the latest trends and solutions for enhancing productivity, efficiency and profitability, and we are excited to continue forward with this program in 2017,” said Laura Buehner, marketing manager at Makino. “Our schedule for the first quarter starts the year off strong with a variety of topics to help manufacturers from all industries boost productive capabilities and overall uptime in the coming year. Discover the new solutions and services that Makino has in store to give your manufacturing operations a leg up on the competition in 2017.”

Makino’s online seminar series has broadcast more than 150 presentations with thousands of attendees over the last 10 years. Each online seminar typically consists of a 20- to 30-minute presentation with a live Q&A session with the speaker. The Makino online seminar schedule is updated regularly throughout the year with updates posted to upon announcement. For a full archive of past Makino online seminars, visit

First Quarter 2017 Online Seminar Schedule

January 19 – Building a New Benchmark for 5-Axis Productivity

What do you get when you mix the best design characteristics from both 5-axis vertical and horizontal machine platforms? A powerhouse of 5-axis productivity—the DA300. This uniquely designed vertical machining center provides the ideal blend of speed, precision, technology, flexibility and expandability for complex part applications. Discover how the DA300’s single-setup, multi-side accessibility and full-contouring capability can reduce non-cut time, minimize part cycle time, improve costs and increase productivity in even the most complex part applications. Explore how this unconventional machine technology can grow with your business through expandable tooling and workpiece capacity, delivering the highest productive capabilities in a compact, space-saving design. Register now.

February 16 – MyMakino Customer Portal: A Valuable Tool to Enhance Your Makino Experience

Makino has developed MyMakino, a web portal that provides a personalized, secure interface between you and Makino. This tool equips you with information that can help your manufacturing operation and relationship with your supplier. MyMakino has specific machine service history and responses to frequently asked questions and other technical advice. Users can view and download manuals, watch instructional videos and much more. Learn how to register now and begin a new digital experience with Makino. Register now.

March 23 – Breaking Through the CNC Barrier

Have you or someone you know ever spent hours on a CNC control proving out a part, debugging a program or even creating a program? Sometimes the only barrier between an idea and finished product is the CNC interface. Learn about the critical features and qualities of a CNC that can either help or hinder your productivity, profitability and even safety. Discover how Makino’s Professional 6 control overcomes common CNC challenges by enabling operators to move fluidly through machine setup, easily access valuable information and benefit from safety enhancements. Break through the CNC barrier, and get your shop moving from parts to profits faster. Register now.