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Facebook adds waterjet system to new hardware lab

August 12, 2016

Tallmadge, Ohio-based WARDJet has announced that Facebook has installed a ZX-1530-5 waterjet system in its newly opened Area 404 R&D lab. The room-sized, 5-axis cutting machine is used to cut enclosures for future prototypes of the Surround360, a 3-D, 360-degree camera system that resembles a...

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Retro Systems hires CFO/GM

July 29, 2016

Retro Systems, Valley Center, Kan., a manufacturer of CNC plasma, oxyfuel, and waterjet cutting machines, has named Mike Shook as CFO/general manager. Shook previously held a variety of senior and executive-level management roles in public accounting and private sector businesses. His...

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Hyperloop One to open manufacturing plant in Nevada

July 28, 2016

Los Angeles-based Hyperloop One, developer of the Hyperloop structure to move passengers and cargo between two points, has announced it will open its first manufacturing plant, Hyperloop One Metalworks, in North Las Vegas, Nev. The 105,000-sq.-ft. tooling and fabrication plant will house...

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Retro Systems receives ISO 9001:AS9100 certification

July 7, 2016

Valley Center, Kan.-based Retro Systems, a manufacturer of CNC plasma, oxyfuel, and waterjet cutting machines, has earned ISO 9001:AS9100C certification. The company has designed and manufactured its OEM line of Hornet cutting machines since...

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Retro Systems hires regional sales manager

July 7, 2016

Retro Systems, Valley Center, Kan., has hired Art Bordeaux as regional sales manager for the Southeast. This area includes North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Florida, Maryland, Delaware, and eastern Georgia. Bordeaux, who holds advanced degrees in...

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Hypertherm’s 2015 CSR report shows progress toward 2020 goals

June 30, 2016

Hypertherm, a Hanover, N.H.-based manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has issued its annual corporate social responsibility (CSR) report, measuring 2015 progress on the company’s social and environmental goals. The report, available at www.hypertherm.com/csr, shows...

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Hypertherm establishes new website, tagline

June 10, 2016

Hypertherm, a Hanover, N.H.-based manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has launched a new website at www.hypertherm.com. Visitors can compare different cutting technologies and platforms, troubleshoot cutting challenges, and connect with the company’s experts around the...

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Hypertherm offers free CAD/CAM nesting software to technical educators

June 3, 2016

Hypertherm, a manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems based in Hanover, N.H., now offers free licenses of its ProNest® CAD/CAM software to North American schools, trade unions, and other training facilities. Qualifying educational institutions will receive a 30-seat network...

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TECHNI Waterjet partners with Micro Waterjet on cutting system

May 23, 2016

TECHNI Waterjet™, Lenexa, Kan., has announced that Micro Waterjet LLC, Huntersville, N.C., will employ TECHNI Waterjet’s Quantum NXT electric servo pump on its ultrahigh-precision cutting C4 microwaterjet system. Micro Waterjet will set up a demonstration machine with the electric servo...

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TECHNI Waterjet forms business development group

May 20, 2016

TECHNI Waterjet™, Lenexa, Kan., a manufacturer of profile waterjet cutting systems, has appointed Kevin McManus as global director of business development. Joining him in the business development group is Jenifer Bingham-McManus. Kevin McManus has 20 years of experience in the robotic...

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Southern States Machinery technician earns OMAX certification

March 28, 2016

Southern States Machinery, Greensboro, N.C., has announced that technician Carl Lanner now is a certified OMAX® technician for Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. Lanner has more than 20 years of machine tool maintenance...

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Jet Edge announces launch of Choice Waterjet Parts division

February 24, 2016

Jet Edge Inc., a manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure (UHP) waterjet technology in St. Michael, Minn., has launched its new aftermarket waterjet parts division, Choice Waterjet Parts Inc. The division supplies UHP waterjet components for major brands of waterjet cutting systems, including Flow®,...

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Jet Edge cuts carbon composite, steel parts for Gopher Motorsports

February 22, 2016

Waterjet manufacturer Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn., has been hired by the University of Minnesota’s Gopher Motorsports team to cut parts for its #52 G04-16 Formula SAE race car. The team is using the carbon composite, steel, and aluminum parts to build an open-wheeled, open-cockpit race...

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TECHNI Waterjet™ names service manager

February 16, 2016

TECHNI Waterjet™, Lenexa, Kan., has promoted Jeff McAleer to service manager for North American Operations. He started as a field service technician with the company in 2010 and became a service coordinator in 2014. The company produces and sells 2-D and 3-D waterjet cutting...

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Metal Cutting Specialists, Houston Water Jet earn ISO 9001:2008 certification

February 8, 2016

Houston-based companies Metal Cutting Specialists and Houston Water Jet have both earned ISO 9001:2008 certification. Metal Cutting Specialists provides saw cutting services, while Houston Water Jet offers waterjet...

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