OMAX names distribution partners for fabricators

January 04, 2016 - 06:00pm

OMAX Corp., which offers advanced abrasive waterjet technology, this month signed exclusive distribution agreements with Mid Atlantic Machinery and Southern States Machinery to market, sell and support premium OMAX JetMachining Centers and MAXIEM JetMachining Centers to fabricators in the Mid-Atlantic and Southern states.

Described as top-tier distributors, Mid Atlantic Machinery and Southern States Machinery reportedly "offer everything fabricators need to gain a competitive advantage in today’s challenging global marketplace using OMAX’s abrasive waterjet technology," according to an OMAX news release issued Jan. 5. Specifically, the distributors will offer a broad range of table sizes, pumps, accessories and software, as well as top-notch engineering expertise, applications support, spare parts services and training for all OMAX and MAXIEM JetMachining Centers.

"We take great care in selecting distribution partners that have proven success in both selling machine tools and supporting customers after the sale," said Mike Ruppenthal, vice president of North American sales. “Mid Atlantic Machinery and Southern States Machinery are well established, highly respected distributors, and we are confident they will far exceed our customers’ expectations with their problem-solving expertise and complete turnkey systems."

With its main office in Harrisburg, Penn., Mid Atlantic Machinery is said to be a premier machine tool distributor of superior technologically advanced machines for fabricators on the East Coast. The company serves customers in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, West Virginia, southern New Jersey, and parts of Virginia.

Southern States Machinery, headquartered in Greensboro, N.C., serves fabricators in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. The company specializes in assisting job shops and OEMs in the transportation, agriculture, medical, tobacco, racing, construction and building, telecommunications, material handling and aerospace markets.

To learn more about OMAX Corp., Mid Atlantic Machinery and Southern States Machinery, please visit their resepctive websites listed below:

Related Glossary Terms

  • abrasive


    Substance used for grinding, honing, lapping, superfinishing and polishing. Examples include garnet, emery, corundum, silicon carbide, cubic boron nitride and diamond in various grit sizes.

  • abrasive waterjet ( AWJ)

    abrasive waterjet ( AWJ)

    System that uses high-pressure waterjets in combination with a slurry of fine abrasive grains to machine materials. See waterjet cutting.

  • centers


    Cone-shaped pins that support a workpiece by one or two ends during machining. The centers fit into holes drilled in the workpiece ends. Centers that turn with the workpiece are called “live” centers; those that do not are called “dead” centers.