OMAX Corporation

21409 72nd Avenue S

Kent, WA US

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Headquartered in Kent, Washington, OMAX Corporation designs and manufactures the world’s most advanced abrasive waterjet systems under the OMAX and MAXIEM brand names.

OMAX Corporation to Show World’s Most Precise Abrasive Waterjet at EASTEC

OMAX Corporation, the world’s leading manufacturer of abrasive waterjet systems, will be demonstrating its latest generation MicroMAX abrasive waterjet system, capable of a positioning accuracy of less than five microns.

OMAX Corporation Earns ISO 9001:2015 Certification

OMAX Corporation, the world’s leading manufacturer of abrasive waterjet systems, announced today that it has achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification.

OMAX Receives 2016 Tibbetts Award for Micro Abrasive Waterjet Technology

On January 10, OMAX Corporation was one of 37 companies to receive the prestigious Tibbetts Award at the White House.

New OMAX Dashboard Gives Customers the Ultimate in Service and Support

OMAX Corporation recently launched its new Digital Customer Dashboard.

OMAX MicroMAX Named Finalist for Prestigious R&D 100 Awards

The OMAX MicroMAX JetMachining Center has been named a finalist by R&D Magazine in the field of Mechanical/Materials for the magazine’s highly regarded 2016 R&D 100 Awards.

MAXIEM 1530 Provides Waterjet Cutting Versatility and Value

OMAX Corporation's MAXIEM 1530 JetMachining Center with an A-Jet multi-axis cutting head brings versatility and value to job shops, fabricators, metal service centers and others that need a quick, efficient way to process parts from a wide range of workpiece materials and thicknesses.

Truth in Waterjet

Through our ongoing investment in research and development, advanced manufacturing practices and proprietary technologies, we offer the most versatile and efficient abrasive waterjet technology on the market today.

As Seen In Modern Machine Shop

Mike Ruppenthal and Steve Ulmer of Omax

Omax Promotes General Manager and VP of Sales
Omax now has a new general manager and vice president of sales. 

laser and waterjet products in a grid collage

March 2019 Product Spotlight: Laser and Waterjet
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on laser and waterjet fabrication technologies.

Omax to Become Subsidiary of Hypertherm
Hypertherm does not plan to make significant changes to Omax’s operations, management structure or distribution channels.

Omax ProtoMax

Small Waterjet Operates Quietly in Machine Shop Support Role
Eastec 2019: Omax will present the ProtoMax designed to cut through nearly any material, including aluminum, titanium, stone, carbon fiber and G10 composite.

Omax GlobalMax 10 horsepower waterjet pump

10-hp Waterjet Pump Delivers 30,000 psi for Cutting
Omax has expanded its GlobalMax pump series with a 10-hp version for its GlobalMax JetMachining waterjet machines. 

Omax ProtoMax

Omax Emphases How Waterjet Complements Machining
Abrasive waterjet cutting specialist Omax Corp. is featuring its latest advancements, designed to meet a variety of manufacturing and educational needs, including live demonstrations in its booth and in the Smartforce Student Summit.

Demonstration of Protomax personal waterjet machine

Omax Celebrates Anniversary, New Products at Open House
The manufacturer of waterjet cutting solutions marked its 25 years in business with demonstrations of its products, including new additions that have enabled the company to expand its reach.

Omax ProtoMax waterjet system

Waterjet System Designed for Prototyping, Personal Use
IMTS 2018: Omax’s ProtoMax personal abrasive waterjet system is a self-installed cutting system for prototyping and low-volume cutting of material 1" thick.

Laser and waterjet products

March 2018 Product Spotlight: Laser and Waterjet
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on laser equipment and waterjet machinery.

Omax’s ProtoMax abrasive waterjet

Compact Abrasive Waterjet Cuts Most Inch-Thick Materials
Omax’s ProtoMax abrasive waterjet is a compact, self-installed cutting system for prototyping and low-volume cutting of almost any material around 1" thick.

Omax Protomax personal abrasive waterjet

The Personal Waterjet Cutting System Is a Natural Development
Much like what is happening with desktop 3D printing, Omax has developed a way to bring the versatility, capability and simplicity of waterjet cutting to a broader spectrum of users.

Abrasive waterjet

Abrasive Waterjets Cut Range of Materials
Fabtech 2017: Omax will showcase its integrated, easy-to-program and easy-to-operate GlobalMax abrasive waterjets capable of cutting a range of materials.

photos from westec 2017

What We Learned at Westec 2017
Westec offered a useful mix of emerging technology and practical applications. This slide show reflects this mix in its eclectic coverage of what exhibitors had to offer.

Omax 80X JetMachining Center

Waterjets Cut Thick Material Without Heat
Westec 2017: Omax will showcase its 80X JetMachining Center with a Tilt-A-Jet cutting head.

Omax MicroMax

Abrasive Waterjet Achieves High Positioning Accuracy
Eastec 2017: Omax’s MicroMax abrasive waterjet system offers positioning accuracy of less than 5 microns and is now equipped with a Tilt-a-Jet cutting head to achieve virtually zero taper.

Omax MicroMax abrasive waterjet

A Waterjet Machining Center that Fits
At first, abrasive waterjet machines were naturally at home in the fabricating shop. Today, certain models resemble a typical, fully enclosed CNC machine and they fit well in a machining job shop setting.

Omax dashboard

Omax Launches Online Tool for e-Commerce, e-Learning
The Digital Customer Dashboard is intended to streamline the customer service and parts-purchasing process.

Omax 80X JetMachining Center

Waterjet Handles Metals, Composites, Non-Tempered Glass
Omax will display its 80X JetMachining Center, designed to quickly and accurately cut a range of materials and thicknesses for large-scale components and multi-part projects.

ASME fellowship award Omax

Omax Engineer Receives Fellowship from American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Darren L. Stang received the fellowship award for his leadership in the area of high-pressure technology in ASME’s Pressure Vessel and Piping (PVP) Division.

Omax Adds Two Eastern U.S. Distributors
Mid Atlantic Machinery and Southern States Machinery will sell and support Omax’s waterjet machines to the Mid and South Atlantic regions.

Omax Appoints Vice President, Marketing
Stephen Bruner brings nearly 20 years of B2B marketing experience.

Product Categories of OMAX Corporation

Composite Forming
Gear Cutting Tools
Indexers & Rotary Tables
Maintenance & Repair
Plastic Cutting and Slitting
Replacement Parts/Repair Parts
Software, Machinability Databases
Software, Other Manufacturing
Waterjet Cutting Machines

Trade Names

A-Jet® Cutting Head
EnduroMAX® Direct Drive Pumps
GlobalMAX
Intelli-CAM®
Intelli-ETCH®
Intelli-MAX®
Intelli-TRACE®
Intelli-TRAX®
Intelli-VISOR®
MAXIEM®
MAXIEM® JetMachining® Centers
MAXJET®
MAXJET®5
MAXJET®5i Nozzle
OMAX®
OMAX® JetMachining® Center
ProtoMAX
Tilt-A-Jet® Cutting Head