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DEALER RECOGNITION

  • Demmler Machinery: 2018 AKS Dealer of the Year
  • Hart Machine Tool: 2018 AKS Outstanding Performance
  • Fahey Machinery: 2018 AKS Outstanding Performance
  • Excel Motion Services: 2018 AKS Most Improved Dealer

AKS SALES AWARDS

  • Walt DeBiasi: Regional Sales Manager, Central, Southeast
  • Stan Pollack: Regional Sales Manager, Mid Atlantic
  • Duane Allen: Regional Sales Manager, Midwest

Thanks to all of our dealers and all of the AKS sales team for making it a great year!

Radius HDD, Weatherford, TX, Owner & President, Riff Wright, founded the company over 15 years ago as a specialty tool design supplier to the rock & earth drilling industry.

Today, Radius HDD offers a multitude of tools and drilling products for the HDD industry (Horizontal Directional Drilling) from:

  • Standard products like bits, blades, housings & swivels, cutters and rock drilling bits, reamers and hole openers
  • New design creative products designed from scratch to meet specific customer needs
  • Repair of existing drilling tools like pilot tools, hole openers and reamers, including evaluation & inspection and replacing failed or damaged cones, rebuilding worn areas, hard-facing application, replacing cutting teeth, and thread repair.

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AKS Cutting Systems just attended both FABTECH 2018 in Atlanta, and PRI 2018 in Indianapolis.

Thanks to our awesome sales team, engineering, and service staff for making both shows such a success.

And special thanks to KMT Waterjet for sharing your booth with our X2 Waterjet Cutting System, we appreciate the support!

KMT Waterjet is offering two great promotions. Both offers must in-process by year-end 2018.

PRO 60hp 90000psi Pump Rebate Offer

  • $7,500 Rebate on KMT Pro 3 Pumps
  • Rebate includes 6 FREE preventive maintainance visits
  • Expires December 31st, 2018

FABTECH Show Free Redundant Topworks Offer

  • KMT will upgrade the intensifier to include a second redundant topworks for free
  • The retail value of the topworks and upgrade kit is $20,000 for 60,000 psi intensifier pumps, and $35,000 for 90,000 psi intensifier pumps
  • Based on quotes and leads generated at FABTECH
  • Qualified buyers use 100% KMT Intensifiers; use 100% KMT Genuine Parts & Service; current Aftermarket Agreement with KMT.

Contact you Regional Sales Manager for more information!

Visit AKS at FABTECH • PRI 2018

AKS demo machines in action at both shows – stop by and check ’em out.

FABTECH

Booth B6007 • November 6-8 • Atlanta, Georgia
Stop by and check out the 3 machines we’ll be exhibiting:

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PRI 2018

Booth 5659 • December 6-8 • Indianapolis, Indiana
KMT Waterjet Systems is demonstrating an AKS waterjet cutting system at the Performance Racing International show:

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Section 179 $1,000,000 Write-off Available in 2018

Tax incentives for manufacturing companies increased by $500,000 for the 2018 tax year.

Financing and leases qualify for the same incentives as new or used equipment purchases with a $1 buyout.

Bottom line: write off the entire purchase of an AKS plasma cutting system or waterjet cutting table.

 

AKS waterjet systems are equipped exclusively with KMT Waterjet intensifier pumps 

KMT Waterjet Pumps

The KMT PRO-III 90,000 psi / 60 hp pump will significantly increase cutting productivity by 70% to 100% over standard 60,000 psi / 50 hp cutting speeds

KMT Waterjet has been providing waterjet cutting pumps and components to a global network of waterjet table cutting systems integrators who offer entry level to advanced, reliable waterjet machine systems that offer a clean, precise cut on time, every time.

Learn more about AKS waterjet systems and KMT intensifier pumps 

This FAQ is provided to help answer common questions about the unique challenges of dust collection and fume handling for plasma cutting systems.  

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Precision plasma, rotary cutting, and programming software makes manufacturing more efficient for Natural Structures

THE FABRICATOR APRIL 2018
APRIL 9, 2018

When new business opportunities require tighter tolerances and more productivity, an upgrade in cutting and design capabilities is required. Natural Structures, Baker City, Ore., did just that with an investment in new plasma cutting system.

Who says that metal fabricating isn’t fun? Natural Structures, Baker City, Ore., has built a business around that concept.

The business specializes in the design, engineering, and fabrication of pavilions and shelters found in parks and campgrounds; water slides and water play structures found in pools and splash pads; and amenities such as tables, benches, and bike racks that might be found at those facilities. It also has gotten into the business of fabricating stainless steel slides that are finding homes in the headquarters of major financial institutions and Silicon Valley companies.

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