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Hypertherm announces changes to leadership team

July 10, 2014

Hanover, N.H.-based Hypertherm, a manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has announced two leadership changes. Aaron Brandt assumes the role of vice president of engineering, while Hidde van Hoeven becomes business team leader for mechanized plasma. Brandt oversees the...

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Hypertherm releases 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility report

June 20, 2014

Hypertherm, a manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems in Hanover, N.H., has released its annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report. The report, which measures the company’s progress against social and environmental goals, is available for download here. The...

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Hypertherm receives ISO 9001:2008 certification

June 18, 2014

Hanover, N.H.-based Hypertherm, a manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has earned ISO 9001:2008 certification of the quality management system for its CNC motion and torch height control products. The expanded certification complements its quality management system...

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O.E. Meyer Co. honored by Hypertherm as top independent distributor

June 2, 2014

O.E. Meyer Co., Sandusky, Ohio, has been recognized as the top North American independent distributor by Hypertherm Inc., Hanover, N.H., with an award named after Hypertherm Chairman and CEO Dick Couch. The award includes a $500 donation to a nonprofit organization of the winner’s choice. O.E....

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Hypertherm launches cutting blog

May 1, 2014

Hypertherm, a Hanover, N.H.-based manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has launched SPARK, a new blog designed to share best practices, answer questions, and help people overcome their cutting challenges. Content of the blog, available at www.hyperthermspark.com, is based on...

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Victor Technologies announces winners of student cutting and welding contest

May 1, 2014

St. Louis-based Victor Technologies™, a provider of cutting, gas control, and specialty welding equipment, has announced the six winners of its 2013 A Cut Above contest for students in welding and cutting programs at secondary and postsecondary schools. The individual winners, who each won a...

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Hypertherm plans two-day training workshops on advanced cutting topics

March 26, 2014

Hypertherm, a Hanover, N.H.-based manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has announced plans to host two days of live training at Conestoga College in Cambridge, Ont., April 30 and May 1. The workshops will show people how to improve their system performance, material usage,...

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MultiCam appoints manufacturing manager

January 31, 2014

Dallas-based MultiCam Inc., a manufacturer of CNC cutting systems, has appointed Mike Boyte to the position of manufacturing manager. He has more than 20 years of manufacturing and quality control experience in industries related to factory automation. Boyte, a certified lean Six Sigma black...

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Hypertherm earns LEED Gold designation for its Lebanon, N.H., facility

January 30, 2014

Hypertherm, a manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems based in Hanover, N.H., has announced a LEED® Gold designation for its new manufacturing facility in Lebanon, N.H. The facility is the only one of its kind in the state to receive a Gold or Platinum designation, according...

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ESAB spearheads, implements new ISO standard

January 30, 2014

Florence, S.C.-based ESAB Welding & Cutting Products, a manufacturer of fully integrated cutting systems, has implemented the new European EN ISO standard 17916 for the safety of thermal cutting machines. The company reports that it spearheaded the initiative to establish the new standard, which...

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Hypertherm webinars to cover plasma, laser, waterjet, CAM software

January 29, 2014

Hypertherm, a Hanover, N.H., manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has announced its 2014 webinar series, a collection of free, educational webinars for fabricators and others who routinely cut metal and other industrial materials. The webinars will feature a number of...

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Hypertherm transitions to a 100 percent employee-owned company

January 16, 2014

Hypertherm, a manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems in Hanover, N.H., has transferred all of its common stock into an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP), making the company 100 percent employee owned under an S-Corporation structure. Previously Hypertherm's ESOP held...

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Hypertherm recognized in New Hampshire as Best Large Company to Work For

December 5, 2013

Hypertherm, a metal cutting system manufacturer based in Hanover, N.H., has been selected as the Best Large Company to Work For in New Hampshire. This is the 11th time Hypertherm has been named to the Best Company list, sponsored by Business NH magazine and New Hampshire Businesses for Social...

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Thermacut updates logo, slogan

December 4, 2013

Thermacut, Claremont, N.H., has announced a change in its logo and slogan to reflect the evolution of its core business. To highlight the introduction of a line of plasma cutting systems for both manual and mechanized plasma processes, and its continued evolvement into a full-line thermal cutting...

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Lincoln Electric acquires an interest in Burlington Automation

November 18, 2013

Lincoln Electric has announced that it has acquired an interest in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada-based Burlington Automation, a provider of 3-D robotic plasma cutting systems. Burlington serves the structural steel, construction, oil and gas, and general fabrication markets in North America. The...

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