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Dear current and future OMAX customers

Following the close of a transaction to merge OMAX Corporation into Hypertherm earlier this year, we are busy integrating the two companies using a process expected to span 18 to 24 months. The number one priority of this integration is to add value to both enterprises for employees, Customers, channel partners, suppliers, and prospects. If it does not add value, we will not do it.

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Downside of Buying a Cheap Waterjet

The adage “You get what you pay for” applies to most major purchases. You pay more for a high-end car or a house with a proven history of appreciating well. The adage is even truer for machine tools. When you invest in a well-made tool, you can expect years of accurate and repeatable use.

OMAX waterjets typically are not the cheapest options on the market – with good reason. OMAX brand...

Titan Boats: Cruising through production

The aluminum hull of Titan’s 300 Supermax boat gleams in the salt water spray of the Straits of Georgia. Making 45 knots, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police vessel races to meet up with a suspect container ship heading towards the Port of Vancouver. This scene, and a thousand like it, play out every day with the fast, rigid, and reliable vessels produced by Titan Boats.

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Never obsolete

Growing demand in the aerospace and automotive markets is prompting the development of a plethora of exotic materials. Like automakers, airframe builders and their supply base have been pursuing ways to increase energy efficiency, reduce fuel consumption and prevent further deterioration to the environment. Lightweighting structures reduces an aircraft’s mass and requires less lift force and...

MATERIAM: Full Service Digital Manufacturing

In Azcapotzalco, Mexico, there are few companies with the digital manufacturing capacities of MATERIAM. This job shop has and will take most any types of jobs coming in through the door. The energy sector, aerospace, electronics, medical … any company, any creator, any entrepreneur that may require their service. MATERIAM describes themselves as “a team of passionate people whose goal is to...

Waterjet: Much Needed Flexibility for Aftermarket Work

For small shops and major manufacturers alike, turning around custom or non-standard automotive components on a contract basis requires a significant level of process agility and flexibility to get parts programmed, cut and out the door. These shops also see quality as a crucial element of success. Whether it’s for after-market shift linkages and floor boards for motorcycles or state-of-the-...

OMAX Announces Two Promotions within Management Team

KENT, Wash., April, 23rd 2019 – OMAX Corporation is excited to announce two changes to our management team. Mike Ruppenthal has been promoted from Vice President of North American Sales to OMAX’s General Manager. Steve Ulmer has been promoted from Vice President of International Sales to Vice President of Sales.

For the past seven years, Ruppenthal has served as OMAX’s VP of North...

The art of waterjet cutting

You wouldn’t think a story involving conceptual art and a university-based maker space would have a lot to do with metal fabricating, but you’d be wrong in this one instance. In fact, if your shop has ever thought about expanding its cutting capabilities with a waterjet, you might want to keep reading.

The story begins in 2016 when the University of North Carolina-Asheville’s...

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