Tag: Plastics

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...

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...

Domestic Waterjet Owner Counterpunches Offshore Manufacturing

Trupart Manufacturing, Inc.

15 years ago, a family-owned metal fabrication business in Southern California faced the harsh reality of losing long-term punch press jobs to overseas manufacturers. At the time, they couldn't compete with the cheaper manufacturing rates which drove so many lucrative U.S. projects to China, India, or Southeast Asia. Next generation family owner Shane Prukop re...

Making Dreams Into Reality With Waterjet Productivity

WaneShear Technologies LLC

Last year all the technological pieces fell into place for WaneShear Technologies LLC, enabling the company to successfully fabricate the world's first WaneShear. The unique lumber-cutting system was a longtime dream of Ron McGehee and his son Clark and only recently became a reality as a result of today's advanced servomotors and high-powered computers....

OMAX Waterjet Used for Efficiently Prototyping DNA Research Equipment

BC Cancer Agency Genome Sciences Centre

Starting in 1990, the Human Genome Project drove the international science community to explore innovative DNA sequencing methods for efficiently decoding the complex base structure of the human DNA. Taking advantage of technological advances in computing, robotics, chemistry, and DNA biology, scientists and engineers developed the first generation of...

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...

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...

Cutting With Water: Major Purchase Allows For Sideways Growth

WPC Services, LLC

These excerpts are from "Cutting with Water," an article written by Rick Williams and originally published in Sign Business, March 2009. Copyright National Business Media, Inc.

Just at the time when the national economy seems to be going in the tank, we are finishing up with an expansion that has been two or three years in the making. Is that timing or what...

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...

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...

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