March 10, 2009
OMAX® Corp., Kent, Wash., has announced the sale of 16 units of its 55100 JetMachining® Center to the U.S. Air Force. The sale, estimated at $3.75 million, was completed in partnership with Phillips Corp. –Federal Division, OMAX's distributor exclusively dedicated to providing manufacturing machinery and systems to the federal government.
Designed to process large parts, the waterjet machines accommodate sheets of material up to 5 ft. by 10 ft. and can cut complex flat parts from a variety of materials used in high-precision machining. Of the 16 machines, 15 will be operated in the continental U.S.