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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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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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Victor Technologies opens plasma design center in New Hampshire - TheFabricator.com

Victor Technologies opens plasma design center in New Hampshire

October 31, 2013

Victor Technologies™, St. Louis, has opened its West Lebanon Design Center, a New Hampshire facility dedicated to innovation in plasma cutting and arc welding technologies. The 50,000-sq.-ft. center, which employs about 75 people, is equipped with a plasma process research and development...

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Retro Systems names COO

October 24, 2013

Chicago-based Retro Systems Inc., a manufacturer of CNC profile cutting machines for the plasma, oxyfuel, and waterjet cutting processes, has named Brice Turner as COO. He also serves as managing partner of Retro Systems LLC. Turner is founder and president of Duty First Holdings in Wichita, Kan....

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ESAB to host plasma cutting webinar

October 1, 2013

ESAB Cutting Systems, a provider of CNC plasma, oxyfuel, laser, and waterjet shape cutting machines in Florence, S.C., will host a free webinar entitled "CNC Plasma Cutting Machines: Water Tables vs. Downdraft Tables" on Wed., Oct. 9, 2013, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. EDT. CNC thermal cutting machines...

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Patriot Automation CNC names Cony & Associates as distributor

September 26, 2013

Patriot Automation CNC Inc., Daphne, Ala., has authorized Cony & Associates of Waukesha, Wis., to promote and sell its full line of products in the upper Midwest. Patriot Automation offers XY-axis cutting tables; plasma marking, welding, and cutting systems; robotic and fixed GMAW systems;...

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Patriot Automation CNC acquires new facility

September 19, 2013

Patriot Automation CNC Inc. is expanding into a new plant in Daphne, Ala., that will house manufacturing facilities and a demonstration lab for its XY-axis plasma cutting tables and Motoman robotic welding and cutting cell. Richard Morgan, CEO and owner, said, "This is just one step in Patriot...

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ESAB to sponsor LetzRoll Offroad Racing for 2014 season - TheFabricator.com

ESAB to sponsor LetzRoll Offroad Racing for 2014 season

September 9, 2013

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products, a provider of cutting and welding equipment, accessories, and consumables in Florence, S.C., has announced its title sponsorship of LetzRoll Offroad Racing for the 2014 off-road racing season. ESAB will be the exclusive welding sponsor for the Mesa,...

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Patriot Automation names technical sales representatives

August 22, 2013

Patriot Automation CNC Inc., Daphne, Ala., has hired William (Bill) Ridge and Randall L. Ireland as technical sales representatives. Ridge will cover the Midwest territory. He has worked for several major corporations, including ITW, AMCO Products, Daihen Inc., Miller Electric/ITW, FANUC Robotics,...

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Patriot Automation CNC changes ownership

August 14, 2013

Patriot Automation CNC Inc., Daphne, Ala., has been purchased by Richard A. Morgan, also of Daphne. Morgan has served in executive roles for several major corporations over the last 34 years, many related to the welding and cutting industries. The company offers a variety of XY-axis cutting...

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