Innovate Technologies, Inc. is holding its 25th anniversary celebration at the MC Machinery headquarters in Elk Grove Village, Ill. on Thursday, May 4 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


The free event will feature a catered lunch and awards presentation to Innovate’s top 25 customers in Illinois and Indiana, followed by drawings for five-day vacations (airfare and hotel) to Marcos Island, Fla., Scottsdale, Ariz., Hilton Head, S.C. and Las Vegas.


The event also will include seminars on:

• Five-axis milling strategies

• Unattended operation and process optimization of Mitsubishi ram EDMs

• Graphite/hard-milling strategies with automation

• The top 10 ways to run production on Mitsubishi wire EDMs


Attendees can visit the MC Machinery showroom to learn about the latest EDM and milling technology from Mitsubishi EDM, OPS/Ingersoll and Roku Roku.


Based in St. Charles, Ill., Innovate Technologies is the exclusive dealer of Mitsubishi EDMs in Illinois and Indiana. Since its founding by President Joe Talarczyk in 1998, Innovate has sold more than 1,277 machine tools and generated more than $284 million in sales.


“Innovate Technologies began selling Mitsubishi EDMs in 2003 and has been a valued partner ever since,” said MC Machinery Vice President of Sales and Marketing Bill Isaac.