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OMAX expands abrasive waterjet training program

October 30, 2015

OMAX® Corp. has increased the capacity of its training center in Kent, Wash., for OMAX and MAXIEM® JetMachining® Center owners. The 22,000-sq.-ft. training center features a new technology-training classroom that supplements an existing equipment-training lab. The new classroom provides...

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Hypertherm opens waterjet office and manufacturing facility in Minnesota

October 28, 2015

Hypertherm, a Hanover, N.H.-based manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has opened a 28,000-sq.-ft. waterjet facility in New Brighton, Minn. The building contains both office and manufacturing space for the company’s line of HyPrecision waterjet products. It also houses...

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WardJet names DSG Waterjet as authorized representative in U.K.

October 23, 2015

WardJet, Tallmadge, Ohio, has named DSG Waterjet, Lancashire, England, as its authorized representative in the U.K. As the only authorized representative for WardJet in the U.K., DSG offers the full line of waterjets and accessories, from simple machines to complex custom...

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OMAX names regional sales manager

October 15, 2015

Abrasive waterjet system manufacturer OMAX® Corp., Kent, Wash., has named Brad Tumbleson as regional sales manager to serve customers throughout Southern California. He has nearly 10 years of outside sales experience, previously working as a branch manager and outside sales manager for House of...

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WARDJet unveils mobile waterjet salesroom

October 6, 2015

WARDJet, Tallmadge, Ohio, has unveiled its WARDKit On The Go mobile salesroom. The truck features a 5- by 5-ft. waterjet cutting system, flat screen TVs, and drop-down walls. The truck kicked off its All-American Tour in mid-September at the Akron Mini Maker Faire in Akron, Ohio. More than...

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OMAX names VP of marketing

October 6, 2015

OMAX® Corp., a manufacturer of abrasive waterjet systems in Kent, Wash., has named Stephen Bruner as vice president of marketing. With nearly 20 years of experience, Bruner previously led B2B marketing and vertical market management for Precor. He also served as vice president of technical...

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Barton appoints regional sales manager

September 8, 2015

Barton® Intl., a supplier of garnet abrasives for waterjet cutting and blasting media, has announced the appointment of Joseph Kanode as regional sales manager for the Gulf territory, responsible for sales in Louisiana and Texas. Kanode has more than 10 years of progressive industrial sales...

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Metal Cutting Specialists and Houston Water Jet announce new location in Houston

August 4, 2015

BLP Holdings LLC has announced a new, 155,000-sq.-ft. facility in Houston, Texas, that will house both its Metal Cutting Specialists and Houston Water Jet divisions under one roof. Located at 7208 Gessner Road, the facility will be operational in November 2015. “With more than 45 band saws and...

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Jacquet Midwest adds 5-axis waterjet cutting services

July 16, 2015

Jacquet Midwest, Racine, Wis., has installed a dual-head, 5-axis Jet Edge EDGE X-5® waterjet cutting system. The company uses the new system to provide beveling and chamfering services to customers in the Midwest and nationwide through five regional service centers. The waterjet system...

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WARDJet to hold open house Aug. 27

July 13, 2015

WARDJet has announced plans for an open house on Aug. 27, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at its facility in Tallmadge, Ohio. A catered lunch will be provided. Visitors will see the new WARDKit On The Go mobile salesroom. It is outfitted with a WARDKit 5x5 waterjet cutting system, flat-screen...

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AT&F adds waterjet cutting machine

July 2, 2015

AT&F, a provider of large-scale metal fabrication, has added a 5-axis waterjet cutting system to its plant in Cleveland. The machine allows the company to cut and process various materials, including titanium, stainless steel, aluminum, and composites. The 5-axis head design allows for a variety...

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TECHNI Waterjet names new inventory controller for U.S. headquarters

June 16, 2015

TECHNI Waterjet™, a manufacturer of 2-D and 3-D waterjet cutting systems based in Lenexa, Kan., has named Katherine Herbert as inventory controller for its North American operations. Herbert has more than 10 years of experience in supply chain management as both a buyer and planner. Her new...

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WarrenTech High School expands curriculum to include abrasive waterjet technology

May 22, 2015

WarrenTech High School, Lakewood, Colo., has added an OMAX Corp. MAXIEM® 1515 JetMachining® center to its suite of machines used by students in its precision machining technology program. The machine features an Intelli-TRAX™ linear drive system, a Z-axis core with optional multiaxis cutting...

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Smalley donates abrasive waterjet machining center to local college

May 13, 2015

Smalley Steel Ring Co., a manufacturer of retaining rings and wave springs, has donated an OMAX 2652 abrasive waterjet machining center to the College of Lake County (CLC) in Grayslake, Ill. The midsize, cantilevered machine, which is the college’s first waterjet unit, has a table size of 5...

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Jet Edge receives second Manufacturing Excellence Award

April 13, 2015

Waterjet systems manufacturer Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn., has received its second I-94 West Chamber of Commerce Manufacturing Excellence Award. The award recognizes businesses and organizations in the manufacturing and industrial services sectors that achieve excellence in service and...

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