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TECHNI Waterjet appoints general manager - TheFabricator.com

TECHNI Waterjet appoints general manager

June 8, 2012

TECHNI Waterjet™ has promoted Dennis Schmidt to general manager USA operations. Schmidt has been with the company for five years, previously serving roles in product development and as international service manager. As general manager, he is responsible for the U.S. operations and staff....

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OMAX appoints vice president of product engineering - TheFabricator.com

OMAX appoints vice president of product engineering

May 16, 2012

Abrasive waterjet system manufacturer OMAX® Corp., Kent, Wash., has hired Doug Kelley as its new vice president of product engineering. Kelley has spent more than 30 years as an engineer for a variety of global high-tech industries, including Cray Inc., UTILX Corp., and FlowDril. He has...

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Flow supplies waterjet system to Parker Brothers Concepts

May 8, 2012

Flow Intl. Corp., Kent, Wash., has announced that Parker Brothers Concepts, featured on Syfy's reality series "Dream Machines," has added a Flow Mach 3 abrasive waterjet machine tool. The 4- by 2-m system includes the manufacturer’s patented Dynamic Waterjet® cutting technology and a HyperJet®...

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Retro Systems opens technical training center, adds staff

April 12, 2012

Retro Systems has opened a technical training center adjoining its Valley Center, Kan., manufacturing facility. The 7,000-sq.-ft. training center includes offices, a student classroom, and a 4,500-sq.-ft. lab equipped with CNC cutting equipment for demonstrations. Classes are offered for end users...

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Bystronic to open new headquarters in Illinois - TheFabricator.com

Bystronic to open new headquarters in Illinois

April 12, 2012

Bystronic Inc. will host the grand opening of its new North American headquarters May 3-4, 2012. The 48,300-sq.-ft. building, located in Elgin, Ill., has a 10,000-sq.-ft. office, 14,000-sq.-ft. showroom, and 24,300-sq.-ft. spare parts and logistics area. In addition to being the company's...

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Hypertherm retires MTC brand name

March 29, 2012

Hypertherm, a manufacturer of advanced cutting systems in Hanover, N.H., has begun marketing its ProNest, TurboNest, NestMaster, and Design2Fab software under the Hypertherm name. The products, formerly marketed under the MTC brand name, support a number of different cutting processes including...

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John Force Racing adds waterjet to manufacturing facility

March 28, 2012

John Force Racing Inc. has installed a Mach 4 waterjet from Flow Intl., Kent, Wash. The machine features a HyperJet® pump rated at 94,000 PSI and Dynamic Waterjet® XD for bevel cutting and 3-D parts. The waterjet is housed in JFR's 160,000-sq.-ft. Brownsburg, Ind., facility, which currently...

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Jet Edge receives Governor's International Trade Award - TheFabricator.com

Jet Edge receives Governor's International Trade Award

March 26, 2012

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has presented Jet Edge Inc., a waterjet manufacturer in St. Michael, Minn., with a 27th Annual Governor’s International Trade Award. The award recognizes Minnesota businesses that have shown exceptional progress and success in international trade. The award also...

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OMAX Corp., ICAM collaborate on multiple CAM interfaces

March 22, 2012

OMAX® Corp., Kent, Wash., and ICAM Technologies Corp., Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, are working together to provide manufacturers with NC postprocessing software that connects OMAX and MAXIEM® abrasive waterjet machines with all major CAD/CAM systems. The combination of OMAX's Intelli-MAX®...

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Jet Edge appoints regional sales manager - TheFabricator.com

Jet Edge appoints regional sales manager

February 8, 2012

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 Ben Callahan as its new north central regional sales manager. Callahan is responsible for equipment sales and...

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Bystronic Inc. announces machine demonstration days March 7 and 8, 2012 - TheFabricator.com

Bystronic Inc. announces machine demonstration days March 7 and 8, 2012

January 19, 2012

Bystronic Inc. will conduct machine demonstration days at its new U.S. headquarters and showroom located in Elgin, Ill., March 7-8, 2012. Products to be demonstrated include the new ByJet Smart waterjet, featuring a compact design and efficient pump; the BySpeed Pro 3015, 6,000 W with automatic...

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Jet Edge posts used waterjet cutting equipment on Web site

January 18, 2012

Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn., now is posting used waterjet equipment for sale on its Web site at www.jetedge.com. The used waterjet equipment inventory includes ultrahigh-pressure, tie-rod design intensifier pumps, motion systems, parts and accessories, and mobile cleaning and cutting...

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Bystronic names western Canada representative

January 9, 2012

Bystronic Inc., Elgin, Ill., has named Akhurst Machinery Co. as its distributor in western Canada, providing local sales and technical support. Bystronic is a manufacturer of press brakes, precision lasers, waterjet machinery, and automation and material handling systems....

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Techni Waterjet-ANCA form partnership

November 27, 2011

Techni Waterjet, Shawnee Mission, Kan., has signed the ANCA Group as its new equity partner. With the agreement, ANCA takes a 25 percent share in Techni over the next two years, with options to develop a closer partnership in the future. ANCA is a developer of CNC technology and a manufacturer of...

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Flow Intl. to use Nexen roller pinion systems in waterjet machines - TheFabricator.com

Flow Intl. to use Nexen roller pinion systems in waterjet machines

October 24, 2011

Nexen Group Inc., Vadnais Heights, Minn., has entered into an exclusive agreement with Flow Intl. Corp., Kent, Wash., to use Nexen's roller pinion system for Flow’s new line of waterjet machines. The system offers linear positioning with zero backlash for high-precision motion control...

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