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OMAX Corporation Expands Into Europe

OMAX Corporation, a leading U.S.-based total solutions provider of the world’s most advanced abrasive waterjet machining technology, is responding to the growing demand for its products and services in Europe and other international markets by enhancing its global distribution and support network.

The company now holds close business partnerships with distributors in 50 countries, including 12 European distributors. These collaborations increase the availability of OMAX Corporation’s premium OMAX and versatile MAXIEM® waterjet machines around the world, as well as utilize the distributors’ highly trained support and field technicians to engage OMAX and MAXIEM customers on emerging technology and solution ideas for boosting productivity and profitability. Additionally, OMAX has its own technical support team members located in Europe, Canada, and Central America, with plans on locating more technical support employees in India and Asia in the near future.

According to Steve Ulmer, vice president of international sales for OMAX Corporation, the company is committed to expanding its presence in Europe and other countries through the continuous addition of new distribution partners. In fact, OMAX Corporation recently named German-Gulf its new distributor for Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, and United Arab Emirates.

“We take great care in selecting our distribution partners, looking at only those companies that have proven success in selling machine tools and high marks for customer support,” Ulmer noted.

Furthermore, OMAX Corporation recently overhauled its corporate web site,, to improve communications with its international customers. The site’s content is currently available in English, Swedish, Portuguese, French, Spanish, Polish, German, Hindi, Russian, Korean and Chinese, with plans to expand into more languages in the future.  

With the broadest range of table sizes, pumps, accessories, software and support on the market, OMAX Corporation offers everything manufacturers from around the world need to gain a competitive advantage in today’s challenging marketplace.

To locate a specific regional distributor within the company’s expansive global service and support network, please visit

About OMAX

OMAX ® Corporation designs and manufactures the world’s most advanced abrasive waterjet technology in a variety of table sizes and price points at its headquarters in Kent, Washington. Backed by unmatched support and powered by the company’s intuitive control software, OMAX JetMachining® Centers and MAXIEM® JetCutting Centers bring affordable performance to a continuously expanding range of industries. For more information on OMAX products and accessories, contact Sandra McLain at 253-872-2300 or visit


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