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Mazak Variaxis i-700 NEO – high productivity and environmental performance

Watch the new ultra-eco-friendly Mazak Variaxis i-700 NEO machining an aircraft bracket.

Application: Aircraft bracket   |   Material: JIS A5052   |   Size: 180 x 450 x H 305 mm

The new ultra-eco-friendly Mazak Variaxis i-700 NEO

Mazak’s next-generation of 5-axis simultaneous vertical machining centre, the Variaxis i-700 NEO delivers machining capability in a faster, more compact machine. In addition, enhanced technologies are incorporated into the design that reduce running CO2 emissions by 22.7% compared to the previous model, and help to reduce energy consumption and save costs.

Using standards set out by the Green House Gas Protocol, Mazak Smooth Technology offers functions to support customers’ requirements in measuring, analysing and improving the energy and subsequent CO2 footprint of the parts they produce.

This significant achievement reflects Yamazaki Mazak's deep commitment to environmentally friendly manufacturing and is in line with the company's Go Green strategy.

Take a closer look at the Mazak Variaxis i-700 NEO.

Mazak’s Go Green Strategy

Mazak’s business philosophy factors sustainability into all its operations. From machine tool, design, development, manufacture, usage and eventual renewal. A continuous improvement strategy focuses on improving the sustainability of Mazak machine tools four times by 2030 compared to 2010.

Mazak Go Green


Machine Development

Mazak Machine Development Goal

Green Factories

Mazak’s manufacturing premises in Japan and the UK operate to comprehensive energy and sustainability policies. They maintain the registration of ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management and ISO 50001 Energy Management. While Japan and Singapore utilise roof space for over 3.5 MW of solar energy production. Local initiatives are supported across Europe with clear objectives to promote sustainability and environmental awareness right through to customers.

World Research and Development Center

This facility has a "living green roof" on which moss is growing to reduce the heat-island phenomenon contributing to global warming. It is one of the largest green roofs in Asia

Mazak World RD Center