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Jet Edge names KF Machinery as distributor in Midwest

March 6, 2014

Jet Edge Inc., a St. Michael, Minn., manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure waterjet systems for precision cutting, coating removal, and surface preparation, has named KF Machinery as a distributor in Minnesota, North and South Dakota, Nebraska, western Wisconsin, and western Iowa. Located in...

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Jet Edge marks 30 years in business, names KF Machinery as distributor

February 19, 2014

Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn., celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2014. The manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure waterjet systems for precision cutting, coating removal, and surface preparation, entered the industry in 1984. The company has announced that KF Machinery, Lakeville, Minn., now is...

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Jet Edge launches new corporate video on YouTube

November 15, 2013

Jet Edge Inc., a manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure waterjet systems in St. Michael, Minn., has posted a new corporate video on its YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/jetedgewaterjets. Featuring a behind-the-scenes look inside the company's 100,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility, the video...

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JetcCuts names lead sales rep - TheFabricator.com

JetcCuts names lead sales rep

November 7, 2013

JetCuts, a watercut cutting service provider based in New Berlin, Wis., has named Scott Doman as lead sales representative. Doman comes from JetCuts' sister company, K.G. Stevens. In this position, he works directly with customers to educate them on the company's customized...

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OMAX names Aqua Machinery as Mexico distributor

October 31, 2013

OMAX® Corp., Kent, Wash., has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Aqua Machinery SA de CV to market, sell, and support its JetMachining® centers and MAXIEM® JetCutting centers in Mexico. Aqua Machinery's main office, service workshop, and showroom are located in Mexico City....

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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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JetCuts appoints general manager - TheFabricator.com

JetCuts appoints general manager

October 15, 2013

JetCuts, a New Berlin, Wis., waterjet cutting service provider, has named Shannon Stangel as general manager. Stangel has more than seven years of experience in the waterjet cutting...

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Chukar Waterjet launches new website

October 9, 2013

Chukar Waterjet Inc., St. Michael, Minn., a supplier of waterjet parts and waterjet rental equipment, has launched a new website at www.chukarwaterjet.com. The company supplies parts for such waterjet cutting and cleaning equipment brands as Flow Intl., OMAX, KMT, Jet Edge, and WSI....

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American Industrial Partners to acquire Flow Intl.

October 2, 2013

Flow International Corp., Kent. Wash., a developer and manufacturer of industrial waterjet machines for cutting and cleaning applications, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by American Industrial Partners (AIP), a middle-market private equity firm focused on North...

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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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WARDJet schedules open house for Oct. 23-24

September 25, 2013

WARDJet will hold an open house Oct. 23 and 24 at its headquarters in Tallmadge, Ohio. Topics to be covered include an introduction to the abrasive waterjet robot, programming for 5-axis cutting, and recycling waterjet abrasive. All showroom waterjets will be in operation to demonstrate their...

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Jet Edge names representative in Taiwan

September 18, 2013

Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn., has selected Hsiang Yu Machinery Co. Ltd., Nantou City, Taiwan, R.O.C., as a dealer for its waterjet cutting machines, waterjet intensifier pumps, and portable waterjet systems. The company also carries Jet Edge waterjet parts and is authorized to service the...

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OMAX named to Inc. 500|5000 list for third time

September 17, 2013

OMAX® Corp., Kent, Wash., a manufacturer of abrasive waterjet machines and accessories, has made the Inc. 500|5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. for the third time. The company is No. 134 in the manufacturing sector and No. 3,211 overall, having experienced 101 percent...

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Anderson-Crane installs Jet Edge waterjet

September 17, 2013

Anderson-Crane has installed a waterjet cutting system at its Litchfield, Minn., fabrication facility manufactured by Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn. Bringing waterjet cutting in-house, the company now can cut complex, finished-quality parts from almost any material, but focusing primarily on...

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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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