Makino’s Versatile Intelligent Production  (VIP) system is an automated work-holding pallet system with standardised zero-clamping system connecting machining centres and material handling systems.

Workpiece transportation by Work Holding Pallets (WHP) with zero-point clamping system and 6-axis robot. 
Easy clamping on horizontal and vertical machining centres with the possibility to combine both in one system.

VIP Single Machine Solution

Makino Professional 6 controller has cell-control functions, controlling the components of VIP like a standard pallet changer.


-Work Management pallet/fixture/part
-NC Program Management
-Tool Data Management
-Tool life prediction
-Dynamic Scheduling
-Monitoring and Report
-System Utility

VIP Multiple Machine Solution

Connect up to a maximum of 8 Makino machining centres and 4 work setting stations.

Operator stand contains:

 - PC for cell-management software MAS-A5

 - PLC based cell controller



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