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OMAX announces settlement in patent litigation

May 18, 2009

OMAX has announced the settlement of the outstanding patent litigation with Flow Corporation, along with the cessation of merger negotiations with the company."Due to the risks and difficulties of obtaining financing inherent in today's capital markets, Flow elected to abandon the proposed merger...

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Flow announces cancellation of OMAX acquisition

May 12, 2009

Flow International Corp., a developer and manufacturer of industrial waterjet machines for cutting and cleaning applications, has announced that it is not exercising its option to acquire OMAX Corp.Charley Brown, President and CEO of Flow said, "After a thorough review of our financing...

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Flow, KUKA announce strategic alliance

April 16, 2009

Flow International Corp., a developer and manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure (UHP) waterjet technology, recently announced the formation of a strategic alliance with KUKA Robot Group, a supplier of robotic automation."This alliance between Flow and KUKA helps assure we address the important...

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OMAX Corp. wins $3.75 million order from U.S. Air Force

March 10, 2009

OMAX® Corp., Kent, Wash., has announced the sale of 16 units of its 55100 JetMachining® Center to the U.S. Air Force. The sale, estimated at $3.75 million, was completed in partnership with Phillips Corp. –Federal Division, OMAX's distributor exclusively dedicated to providing...

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Flow Intl. invests in Chinese waterjet manufacturing company

March 10, 2009

Flow Intl. Corp., a developer and manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure waterjet technology in Kent, Wash., has completed its $2 million purchase of a minority ownership position in Dardi Intl. Corp., China's leading waterjet manufacturer with three factories located near Nanjing, China.Flow announced...

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Barton Group awarded highest honors from U.S. Green Building Council

February 4, 2009

The Barton Group, Glens Falls, N.Y., has been designated LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for its corporate headquarters located in Glens Falls, NY. LEED Platinum is the highest rating under USGBC's system for designing...

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Jet Edge appoints north central regional sales manager

December 16, 2008

Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn., a manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure waterjet and abrasivejet systems for precision cutting, coating removal, and surface preparation, has appointed Eric Magnuson as its north central regional sales manager.Magnuson is responsible for sales of the company's...

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Flow opens sales, customer service center in Czech Republic

December 16, 2008

Flow Intl. Corp., Kent, Wash., a developer and manufacturer of industrial waterjet machines for cutting and cleaning applications, recently opened a sales and customer service center in the Czech Republic.The center, located in Brno, serves customers in central and eastern European markets,...

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Barton Mines releases waterjet parts catalog

November 25, 2008

Barton Mines Company, LLC has announced the publication of a new waterjet parts catalog representing a comprehensive offering of replacement parts for abrasive waterjet equipment. The 40-page catalog features a full line of parts and accessories for all waterjet systems including Flow®,...

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Barton Mines expands capacity at HPX™ processing plant

November 25, 2008

Barton Mines Co., Glens Falls, N.Y., a supplier of waterjet abrasives and waterjet replacement parts, has announced the expanded capacity of its HPX™ waterjet abrasive processing facility in North Creek, N.Y.The increased production is a direct result of a comprehensive plant re-engineering...

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TECHNI Waterjet to move U.S. head office

November 11, 2008

TECHNI Waterjet™, a manufacturer and developer of waterjet cutting technology, has relocated and expanded its U.S. operations.The company moved to a 33,000-sq.-ft. facility in an industrial community located in Lenexa, Kan. The facility will include manufacturing, production, sales and...

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Flow Intl. to begin work on Airbus contract

October 14, 2008

Flow Intl. Corp., Kent., Wash., a developer and manufacturer of industrial waterjet machines for cutting and cleaning applications, announced that it has received purchase orders for four systems under the recently awarded contract to exclusively supply Airbus with Composite Machining Center (CMC)...

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Flow among Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 for Washington State

October 1, 2008

Flow International Corp., a developer and manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure (UHP) waterjet technology, has been named to Deloitte's prestigious Technology Fast 50 Program for Washington State, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, and life sciences companies in...

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Flow establishes manufacturing and technology center

July 15, 2008

Flow International Corp., Kent, Wash., a developer and manufacturer of industrial waterjet machines for cutting and cleaning applications, has announced plans to establish a facility for designing and building its waterjet systems, which include large aerospace systems and robotic waterjet cutting...

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Flow Intl. receives Mitsubishi supplier award

June 17, 2008

Flow Intl. Corp., Kent, Wash., a developer and manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure (UHP) waterjet technology, has been awarded the B787 Excellent Suppliers award from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI). Flow says it is the first American company to receive the award.Flow delivered the first wing box...

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