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Marubeni Expands North American HQ — January 2016

On November 19 and 20, 2015, Marubeni Citizen-Cincom (MCC) hosted an open house to celebrate the expansion of its North American headquarters in Allendale, New Jersey.


Shop’s Success Turns on Swiss-type Technology — August 2012

During the past few decades, the Swiss-type lathe has evolved from a niche product to a go-to platform for done-in-one production of small precision parts. This shop has evolved right along with it.


What Shapes a Shop — January 2011

Marshall Manufacturing melds CNC machining and 3D bending to create intricate medical components from small-diameter barstock and tubing. Customer needs spurred the shop to carve out what has become a successful medical-manufacturing niche.


Probing Beyond Prismatic — April 2009

This manufacturer has used on-machine probing to help automate setups and maintain process control for prismatic parts produced on VMCs for years. The metrology products maker recently implemented probing strategies that let it achieve similar results on its turn-mills and Swiss-types. The smaller, more economical batch sizes these machines now produce are better aligned with true production requirements.


It Begins With Belief — January 2008

This shop’s approach to unattended machining focuses on the big picture.


CAM Software As A Creativity Tool — November 2006

This job shop relies on its CNC programming software to unlock the productivity of its multi-axis, multi-tasking machine tools and CNC Swiss-type machines.


Serving the Human Machine — April 2003

Producing medical parts is a demanding business that requires strict control of machining processes and a substantial amount of outsourcing. To support their continually evolving processes in the shop, manufacturers of medical components must forge strong partnerships with machine tool suppliers and distributors.


Sizing up the Management Challenge — January 2001

This company, which has a half dozen machining plants in the greater Minneapolis area, excels in numerous metalworking activities and is considered one of the country’s best and most diverse job shops.


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Process Control in the Medical Shop — January 2016

For this shop, successful delivery of medical and dental components is about proper process and machine tools that can handle the job.


Technical Member Profile:

Marubeni Citizen-Cincom — August 2011

Marubeni Citizen-Cincom (MCC) was founded in 1984 to market and service the company’s line of Swiss-type turning centers. is a collaboration between Modern Machine Shop and The Precision Machined Products Association (PMPA).

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Marubeni Citizen-Cincom, Inc.

40 Boroline Road

Allendale, NJ 07401

Phone: 201-818-0100

Fax: 201-818-1877

Parts Fax: 201-818-1816