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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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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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OMAX marks 20 years in business with August event

August 1, 2013

OMAX® Corp., manufacturer of JetMachining® centers and Maxiem JetCutting centers, will mark its 20th anniversary with a special event at its campus in Kent, Wash., on Aug. 20, 2013. The event will feature the latest advancements in waterjet machining, as well as technical sessions, live cutting...

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Workshops for Warriors graduates first class of certified Flow waterjet operators

July 23, 2013

Flow Intl. Corp., Kent, Wash., and Workshops for Warriors® have announced that its first class of U.S. military veterans has completed a 2.5-day training course to become Flow certified waterjet operators. The course covered FlowMaster® software and operator training. In January 2013 Flow...

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DallasWaterjet offers waterjet cutting for north Texas

July 16, 2013

DallasWaterjet has been established in Plano, Texas, to offer 5-axis waterjet cutting, machining, and fabrication services for customers throughout Dallas, Fort Worth, and north Texas. The company also provides brake forming, welding, spot welding, and finishing of many traditional and...

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Michael Waltrip Racing installs second Jet Edge waterjet cutting machine - TheFabricator.com

Michael Waltrip Racing installs second Jet Edge waterjet cutting machine

July 15, 2013

Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn., has announced that Michael Waltrip Racing (MWR) has installed a second Jet Edge precision waterjet cutting system at its fabrication shop in Cornelius, N.C. The Edge X-5, a 5-axis waterjet cutting system, can cut beveled, taper-free parts from almost any...

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Waterjet Corp. s.r.l. establishes U.S. location

July 11, 2013

Waterjet USA LLC is a newly established sales, service, and parts organization in Geneva, Ill., supporting users of the high-precision 2- to 6-axis cutting machines from Waterjet Corp. s.r.l. of Monza, Italy. For several years Waterjet Corp. has been building complete cutting systems for the North...

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Sterling Fabrication Technology opens Dallas showroom

June 17, 2013

Sterling Fabrication Technology has opened a 5,000-sq.-ft. showroom in Dallas featuring laser, plasma, and waterjet cutting machines, as well as press brakes and finishing equipment from TRUMPF®, Hypertherm, Haeusler, Lissmac, and Virtek. Personalized virtual demonstrations are available via the...

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Hypertherm facilities recognized as OSHA VPP Star worksites

June 10, 2013

The U.S. Department of Labor has recognized four Hypertherm facilities as OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star worksites. The program recognizes workplaces for operating outstanding safety and health management systems for employee protection. These worksites are self-sufficient in...

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TECHNI <i>Waterjet</i> names new customer support engineer for USA headquarters - TheFabricator.com

TECHNI Waterjet names new customer support engineer for USA headquarters

June 10, 2013

TECHNI Waterjet™, Lenexa, Kan., has named James Thompson as customer support engineer, TECHNI USA. Thompson previously served as head CNC programmer for a metals manufacturer. He has more than six years of industrial experience, specifically in the waterjet industry. The company produces...

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TECHNI Waterjet's equity partner increases stake in company

June 10, 2013

TECHNI Waterjet™'s equity partner, the Anca Group, has elected to take up an option to increase its stake in TECHNI to 40 percent over the next two years. Anca is a developer of CNC technology and manufacturer of CNC grinding machines. The growing partnership enables TECHNI, Lenexa, Kan., to...

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ESAB launches CNC cutting blog

May 19, 2013

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products, Florence, S.C., has launched a blog for the CNC cutting community at www.esab-cutting.com. ESAB Edge, The CNC Cutting Blog features a variety of posts on CNC cutting systems; plasma, oxyfuel, waterjet, and laser cutting processes; and related topics. Visitors...

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