Formtek adds turning center

June 20, 2013

Formtek Inc., Cleveland, as part of a comprehensive plan to expand its manufacturing capabilities, has taken delivery of a new Mazak 500M slant-bed turning center. The lathe increases the company's turning capabilities up to 36 in. dia. and 118 in. long.

The new machine is intended to add capacity for the company's existing tube, pipe, and coil processing customer base and help it further penetrate the oil and gas and specialty component machining markets.