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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,...

Tenex, Inc Replaces Laser With MAXIEM to Cut Thick Stainless Steel

Tenex Incorporated

The MAXIEM Waterjet line allowed Tenex Incorporated to embrace and introduce waterjet technology into their shop. For 18 years, their job shop primarily utilized precision laser cutting equipment to manufacture truck components and brackets for customers in the domestic trucking industry. New general management brought fresher ideas to drive more production efficiency and...

NIST Measures Success With Their OMAX 5555 JetMachining Center

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Headquartered in Gaithersburg, MD, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is a non-regulatory federal agency within the U.S. Department of Commerce.  NIST's mission is to promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness. The NIST Fabrication Technology Division, the agency's full-service fabrication...

Most of WHOI's Ocean Vehicles Are One-Of-A-Kind

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) is the world's largest, non-profit oceanographic institute that designs and builds underwater vehicles and research tools to help scientists explore the marine environment. They build vehicles to withstand pressure that exists three to four miles beneath the ocean's surface.

Most of WHOI...

Monumental Achievements With a MAXIEM Waterjet

Laser Imaging & Design, Inc.

The largest laser etching company for customized monuments in the country is pushing the design boundaries of their stone projects with a MAXIEM Waterjet. Previously only specializing in laser etching services, Laser Imaging & Design Inc. in Lebanon, Ohio now expands their creativity with mix-medium projects, multi-colored stone inlays, and more ambitious...

Liquid Potential

ERA Industries, Inc.

These excerpts are from "Liquid Potential," an article written by John Loos and originally published in Modern Metals, December 2008 Copyright Trend Publishing Inc.

One of OMAX's customers that recently discovered the versatility of waterjet technology is ERA Industries Inc., Franklin Park, IL, a privately held precision machine job shop with a focus...

FusionTECH Develops Unique Stainless Steel Turnkey Solutions

FusionTECH

Plenty of thought goes into making food products safer and protecting the quality of prescription medicine. A small business based in Roseville, Illinois, offers a helping hand to companies required to comply with Food and Drug Administration standards. FusionTECH Integrated Inc. is a full-service fabricator bringing design concepts to completion with two 80160 OMAX JetMachining...

MAXIEM 1515 Keeps Small Jobs Cost Efficient

Metal Products Engineering

Metal Products Engineering began their business as a Lockheed subcontractor in 1940. Since then, the company has designed and built an impressive inventory of customized progressive dies in their Los Angeles facility. To remain competitive throughout the years, the company supplemented its aerospace business with a diversified customer base of commercial products....

Hydrocut Waterjet Caters to a Hunger for Abrasive Waterjet Solutions

Hydrocut Waterjet

Who would have thought that an OMAX JetMachining Center could set the mood for a bakery in San Diego, an outdoor kids park in Laguna Beach, or a race track venue in North Carolina? Ted Spuhler, owner of Hydrocut Waterjet, is someone who is not limited by his imagination, particularly when providing services with two OMAX Model 55100s.

He knows his machines can...

Direct Waterjet Inc. Prefers Prototyping With Their OMAX Waterjet

Direct Waterjet, Inc.

After running their waterjet job shop for a couple of years, Direct Waterjet now cuts predominantly prototype projects, and the business redirection has been a real eye-opener for the owners. Trudianne Temple and Billy Wawak’s original business plan was to provide glass cutting services with their OMAX® 5555 JetMachining® Center, but now they only cut glass...

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