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BFC Architectural Metals, Inc. Produces Northwest Charm

BFC Architectural Metals, Inc.

For a child, going to the hospital doesn't have to be a scary experience when you can imagine Washington Coast marine life swimming at your feet. The new wing of Mary Bridge Children's Hospital in Tacoma, WA brings the serenity of the outdoors into their hallways with the help of BFC Architectural Metals, Inc. The metal fabrication job shop supplied...

MAXIEM JetCutting Center Makes the Cut at Fabricating Shop

Walsh Manufacturing

Walsh Manufacturing, a Cleveland, Ohio, fabricating shop was at an impasse. The company wanted to grow, but was hindered by a scheduling logjam with its outside suppliers for cutting work. Company leadership decided to add new technology that would allow them to bring all the cutting work in-house. After considering plasma, laser and abrasive waterjet technologies, Walsh...

Titan Waterjet Tackles Highly Customized Cutting Projects

Titan Waterjet

A small business located in the rolling hills of southern Indiana and near Indiana University uses its versatile large-scale 6' x 20' OMAX® abrasive waterjet to create unique products for the U.S. Navy and other industries.

Titan Waterjet: a division of Hoffman Design Works, Inc. (a custom design and fabrication company) produces customized low-volume...

Pal Con, Ltd. Energizes With OMAX Waterjet Innovation

Pal Con, Ltd.

Based in Stephenville, Texas, Pal-Con, Ltd. is in the business of making industrial-sized gas turbine regenerators, also known as heat exchangers in the pipeline and plant industry. Customers turn to them when they want efficient gas transmission products to reduce their fuel consumption and emissions. To stay competitive in the manufacturing market, Pal-Con turned to abrasive...

Shop's Diversity Rides on Waterjet Cutting

West Coast Steel Fabricators

What does a 260 mph Ford Mustang funny car, a 48” manhole lid, a kitchen countertop and a 56’ semitrailer have in common? They all center around Brian Hough’s shop, West Coast Steel Fabricators, and benefit from versatile, affordable waterjet cutting.

Brian Hough’s business extends beyond the West Coast Steel Fabricators job shop...

Santa's Little Helper Owns an OMAX Waterjet

LMK Waterjet

Herb Olbrich, owner of LMK Waterjet in Kenilworth, New Jersey, was asked to perform a miracle for 34th Street in late October this year. He had less than a month to produce a high-profile holiday sign for a major retail store in New York City before the start of the official shopping season. With the intention to inspire consumers, this retailer requested a 3-story high sign for...

Waterjet West's Versatile Service Applies Manufacturing Engineering Expertise

Waterjet West, Inc.

With customers looking for faster turnarounds and shorter deadlines, and sales projections looking positive, Waterjet West Inc. upgraded their shop to add a third abrasive waterjet system. A waterjet-only job shop in San Diego's North County, Waterjet West was running their two OMAX 55100 JetMachining Centers at near full capacity, creating customized parts for diverse...

Swedish Family Business Expedites Cutting Jobs With OMAX Waterjets

Sjomarkens Industrisvets AB (Sea Land Industrial Welding AB)

In 1948, a Swedish family started a practical blacksmith business to repair horse drawn carts and agricultural equipment. As the company was handed down from generation to generation, the owners modified shop operations with computer-controlled machines to support new project opportunities in the textile, ship, automotive, water...

Adapting for the Future

Custom Precision Technologies

The staff at Custom Precision Technologies (CPT) in Florida faced a tragic crisis in early November 2008. Their entire facility burned to the ground from a random fire, and they lost all their equipment including their OMAX® 80160 JetMachining® Center. CPT was in immediate recovery mode as they searched for a temporary place to set up shop again and to...

Vermont Shop Owner Achieves Home Business Dream With Two OMAX 55100s

Mainly Metals

What happens if you are primarily a sheet metal shop running out of niche markets to serve? Invest in waterjet cutting technology says Mainly Metals owner, David Durgin. After years of specializing in stainless steel work for the chimney industry, Mr. Durgin saw a drop in consumer interest for chimney maintenance components. He didn’t want to depend on revenue from a...

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