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Introducing the newest member of the X-Definition™ family

The Hypertherm North America #XPR170 mechanized cutting system.

 

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.

 

Newell Machinery, Hiawatha, IA, is one of the largest and most experienced union millwright contractors in Iowa.  Newell has more than 100 years of milwrighting experience with thousands of successful projects with exceptional custom millwright products services and solutions, serving a wide variety of agricultural industries including animal food, powerhouses and boilers, food processing, industrial, chemical, precision machine setting, robotic packaging, mining and quarries, and steel mills.  Since 1900, Newell Machinery has grown from providing mill supplies and wooden elevators to an industry expert and leader in millwright design, manufacturing, and service. 

Newell also designs and builds its own products, and services and installs a wide range of specific floor and overhead conveyors.  With over 40 years of experience, Newell has installed miles and miles of conveyor all over the US, including project work, preventative maintenance work, ongoing maintenance contracts and emergency breakdown service.  Newell Machinery manufactures conveyors, steel bucket elevators, belt conveyors, and screw conveyors. Other products include associated platforms, staircases, ladders, safety cages and more.  Services include engineering and design services, millwright construction and maintenance, and metal fabrication.

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Lone Star Grillz in Willis, TX, is a family owned business that fabricates custom and standard smokers, grills, BBQ pits, fireplaces, outdoor kitchens, trailers, and related cooking equipment. Lone Star Grillz offers hundreds of outdoor products through catalog and internet sales channels, as well as modified and customized models to suit every customer’s desires. 

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Platte Colony Welding in Platte, South Dakota, recently purchased an AKS accu-kut with a Hypertherm XPR300 plasma supply unit. AKS received a thank-you letter from Phillip Waldner at Platte County Welding, and we are pleased to share it with you. (more…)

Moore Norman Technology Center purchased a tru-kut CNC plasma cutting system in the hopes of bringing their welding / fabrication program up-to-date. After researching many types of CNC cutting equipment, MNTC determined that the AKS Cutting Systems was not only the best choice, but would allow the school district to upgrade its components and stay within grant budgets.

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When fabricators understand the ins and outs of downdraft table dust collection systems, employee health and safety improve.

To manage the fumes produced from the plasma cutting process, a downdraft table is an efficient and effective solution. But, it also needs to be attached to a correctly designed dust collection system for it to do its job. 

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Molt Manufacturing in Spalding, Nebraska, is a third generation, family-owned metal fabricator job shop which specializes in design, build and repair of farm equipment, agricultural machinery, construction equipment, industrial machinery and automotive applications. For over 50 years, Molt Manufacturing has provided central Nebraska customers with welding, cutting, machining, grinding, assembly and other fabrication services.

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Bevill State Community College (BSCC) is a shining example hands-on technology in education. BSCC operates two AKS tru-kut 5 x 10 plasma cutting systems with Hypertherm plasma supplies. Students in the Welding Technology and related programs have the opportunity to learn CNC plasma cutting on industry-leading AKS equipment.

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