Core Values

Makino’s culture and people are defined by the core values since the company’s founding in Singapore in 1973.

Motivated to achieve personal and organizational excellence in caring for all stakeholders and the environment. Always aiming to achieve our personal best in everything we do and in caring for all; our colleagues, customers, suppliers, family, friends and the environment.

Aspire to provide services exceeding customers’ expectations Our actions shall be to not only meet but exceed the expectations of those who are dependent or affected by the things we do.

Knowledge building and sharing to pursue innovative solutions for continuous improvement. Inquisitive mind and attitude to learn and apply new knowledge so as to continuously improve our work.

Integrity and honesty in conducting ourselves, have respect and compassion for others. Act responsively and be accountable for our actions, speak the truth and create mutual trust with others. Acknowledge others’ rights, views and opinions and be sensitive to others’ pain and feelings.

Nurture a conducive environment for employees to learn and collaborate to enhance quality and productivity. Willingness to share with as well as learn and from each other and together work towards improving quality and productivity.

Openness in thinking and communication, adaptable to changes. Readiness and willingness to consider and accept different ideas, thoughts, methodologies and traditions as well as be flexible in responding to changes.


Makino is the originator of high-speed spindles for commercial use. With spindles able to achieve speeds of 20,000 rpm and above, it’s no wonder we are the undisputed leader in high-speed high-efficiency machining center technology. Makino machines will deliver precise statistical performance and dramatically reduced cycle times.