September 11, 2007
OMAX® Corp., Kent, Wash., a manufacturer of abrasive waterjet systems, has appointed Axel Henning as head of research and development.
Henning, who has a background in production and quality engineering, is responsible for introducing upgrades to the company's abrasive waterjet systems and addressing customer-specific cutting applications. He has been working with abrasive waterjets since 1991 and has a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Hanover.
Henning performed research at Fraunhofer Institute and at the Stuttgart Waterjet Laboratory.