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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...

UBC Mentors Generations of Waterjet Savvy Engineering Students

University of British Columbia Engineering Physics School

Each school year, new engineering students at the University of British Columbia’s Engineering Physics School learn how fortunate they are to access a state-of-the-art machine shop for their academic projects. To become a well-rounded engineer, UBC students are encouraged to develop their inventions through rapid prototyping and...

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...

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...

Karice Enterprises Ltd. Gains More Production Efficiency With an OMAX

Karice Enterprises Ltd.

In November 2007, Karice Enterprises Ltd. of Surrey, British Columbia added an OMAX® 80160 to bring more cutting versatility into their architectural metal shop. They wanted a tool that would help them fabricate a variety of 0.015 inch to 1 inch thick ferrous and non-ferrous materials. Their timing was impeccable since a flood of cutting jobs spurred from local...

Going to the Extreme With Jacyl Technology

Jacyl Technology

Did you know the third largest naval installation in the world is located in Crane, Indiana? Most of the ruggedized computer systems made by Jacyl Technology are used on applications from the Crane Division of the Naval Surface Warfare Center. All the commercialized computers you buy from a local retail store cannot handle the rough conditions required by the military. So...

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...

Artistry Behind the Scenes

Showman Fabricators

What do the Nightly News, a Broadway show, and a museum exhibit all have in common? Scenery engineered and constructed by Showman Fabricators, Inc. and expertly machined on a bridge-style OMAX JetMachining Center®. With an impressive project list that has included sets for the newly launched FOX Business Network, the CNN Communication Center, the GORE Capabilities and...

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