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Alone or assisted with water, plasma has proven itself to be one of the most efficient cutting processes for sheet, plate, tube, pipe, and profiles. Search this technology area for information on equipment, cutting tips, and gases.

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MultiCam marks 25th anniversary

December 9, 2014

MultiCam Inc., Dallas, a manufacturer of CNC cutting systems, marks its 25th year in business in 2014. The firm was founded as Machine Automation Technology by Ken Koelling, who began building complete, customized CNC systems. Today the company offers CNC router, laser, plasma, waterjet, and...

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Hypertherm announces management team changes

November 12, 2014

Hypertherm, a Hanover, N.H.-based manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has realigned responsibilities in its management team. With the planned year-end departure of Carey Chen, current vice president and general manager light industrial businesses, and CIO, to become...

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Machitech Automation, EZ Cut CNC announce partnership

November 6, 2014

St. Louis-based EZ Cut CNC and Quebec-based Machitech Automation, both suppliers of plasma cutting systems, have announced a business partnership that allows both companies to expand into new markets. Machitech now has access to expanded infrastructure and EZ Cut CNC’s U.S. product line. EZ...

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Hypertherm introduces on-site training programs for plasma products

September 18, 2014

Hypertherm, a manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems in Hanover, N.H., has announced two new training programs for customers who use its Built for Business Integrated Cutting Solutions plasma products. These products include HyPerformance plasma, EDGE Pro or MicroEDGE Pro CNC,...

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ESAB Cutting Systems launches redesigned website

September 10, 2014

ESAB Cutting Systems, Florence, S.C., has announced the launch of its redesigned website for North America. The new site at www.esab-cutting.com offers extensive information about the company’s cutting products and processes, as well as expanded resources in an easy-to-navigate format. The...

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Hypertherm selects new CEO and VP of corporate social responsibility

September 4, 2014

Hanover, N.H.-based Hypertherm, a manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has announced succession plans for the positions of CEO and vice president, corporate social responsibility. As of Jan. 1, 2015, current President Evan Smith will assume the role of CEO from founder...

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Hypertherm names market manager for Mexico operations

August 22, 2014

Hanover, N.H.-based Hypertherm, a manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has named Takeshi Yamamoto as market manager for its operations in Mexico. He also is responsible for leading the expansion of the company’s waterjet and integrated cutting systems business within...

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Hypertherm introduces "Spark to Something Great" metal art contest

August 5, 2014

Hypertherm, a Hanover, N.H.-based manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, is highlighting metal artists in its new “Spark to Something Great” metal art contest. Artists in the U.S. and Canada who submit a photo of art created with the help of a Hypertherm product will...

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Hypertherm adds cities to 2014 live training tour

July 28, 2014

Hypertherm, a Hanover, N.H.-based manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has added several new cities to its 2014 live training tour on advanced cutting topics. Cities added are Dallas-Fort Worth; Tulsa, Okla.; Atlanta; and Houston. The 8-hr. workshops are offered at no charge...

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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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Hypertherm photo contest searches for oldest system in North America

June 6, 2014

Hypertherm, a Hanover, N.H.-based manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has launched the “I cut anything but corners” photo contest to find the oldest Hypertherm system in North America. The contest is open to anyone with a Hypertherm system that is at least 5 years...

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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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