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Waterjet to the Rescue

Alexis Fire Equipment

Firefighters are used to handling emergencies, but it just so happens that waterjets are equally capable of managing a crisis.  That's what the folks at Alexis Fire Equipment recently discovered when their 80160 JetMachining® Center played a key role in salvaging an aerial fire truck that was nearly destroyed during a wall cave-in.  Alexis Vice...

MarZee's Abrasive Waterjet Cutting Appeals to Revitalized and Aspiring Markets

MarZee, Inc.

According to Ed Wenz of MarZee Inc., business is picking up in fabrication houses across the Southwest. Local architectural projects once stagnated by the sour economy are buzzing again with activity, he said. So his seven OMAX® JetMachining® Centers continue to produce prototypes and production parts in a quick turnaround time to keep up with clients' demands.

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Bringing Parts to Market Faster With an OMAX

Asterisk, Inc.

Since 1987, Asterisk Incorporated has been providing quality machining services for a variety of industries. Located less than an hour south of Hartford, Connecticut in Old Saybrook, Asterisk employs many traditional machining tools, including a press brake, vertical milling machine, saws, and a lathe. Because Asterisk provides both engineering and manufacturing services, they...

Gaining Confidence in the OMAX Waterjet Cutting Quality

CAMM Metals

Before acquiring OMAX equipment, CAMM Metals outsourced all of their cutting projects to a vendor. Over the past six years, the custom metal fabricator utilized OMAX abrasive waterjet technology to keep their work in-house, to increase flexibility, and to control lead times. Now, 95% of CAMM Metals' projects begin at an OMAX JetMachining Center. When meeting lead times became...

One Remarkable Woman and Two Remarkable Machines

Stream Tek

True Grit: How One Remarkable Woman and Two Remarkable Machines Created One Successful Job Shop 

With the odds stacked against her as new business startup in a male-dominated field, Donna Lenzer, founder and owner of Stream Tek, quickly learned what it takes to succeed.  No stranger to the job shop, Lenzer spent six years learning the ropes in the very industry...

Custom Metal Fabrication for the High-End Architectural and Commercial Markets

Trend Manufacturing, Inc.

Ever wonder what inspires the younger generation of manufacturers these days? A young entrepreneur equipped with a MAXIEM® 1530 JetCutting Center is taking New York City by storm with his custom metal fabrication service and fearless drive to pursue high-end, metropolitan, interior design projects.

Yotam Kehati, the founder of Trend Manufacturing, Inc.,...

Job Shop Perseveres During Start-up, Now Swimming in Orders

H2O Precision

As any new entrepreneur knows, starting a business can be at once an exciting and terrifying prospect.  However, for those with the pioneering spirit to push through the fear and reach for their dreams, incredible rewards can be realized.  H20 Precision founders Sean O'Shea and Dave Henderson are shining examples of how hard work and persistence can help dreams...

A New Helicopter Model Built With OMAX Innovation

Robinson Helicopter

Frank Robinson has had a long history with helicopters. Fresh out of college, Robinson worked at Cessna on their Skyhook helicopter in the late 1950s, then spent time with Kaman Aircraft and Bell Helicopter before ending up at Hughes Helicopter, where he worked on their highly successful Hughes 500 design. In the early 1970s, though, Robinson saw a market for a small,...

Waterjet Cutting in Papua New Guinea

Steel Industries, Ltd.

Papua New Guinea is a rugged country with limited industry, yet it is the seventh fastest growing economy in the world. Succeeding in this challenging environment requires dedication and innovation, and for Steel Industries Ltd of Port Moresby, dedication and innovation come naturally. Established in 1967, Steel Industries has decades of experience in dealing with the...

Talented Local Students Collaborate With OMAX Corporation

Skunkworks Robotics

For six weeks this year, Aviation High School students met with OMAX engineers every Friday to cut aluminum components for a project they needed in a regional robotics competition, the 2010 Microsoft Seattle Regional. To science and technology enthusiasts, it's considered a robotics Final Four event spotlighting the next generation of talented engineers. The school...

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