Success Stories

Find out how other businesses have used Hypertherm software products to maximize their productivity and profitability. The customers profiled below come from a wide variety of industries including job-shops, metal service centers, and in-house production companies. They utilize various cut processes including plasma, oxyfuel, laser, and waterjet, and a variety of different machine applications.  Browse the list below to find applications that are similar to yours.

  • Behlen Industries

    Business/Industry: Steel building systems
    Software:
     ProNest
    Applications: Plasma; True Hole technology
    “Quality and reliability were our big drivers for the purchase... Since the plasma was installed three months ago, we’ve seen some major improvements in the way we process jobs and the results we achieve."

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  • Chungyong Ind. Co., LTD.

    Business/Industry: Shipbuilding
    Software: ProNest
    Applications: Plasma
    “Nesting is easier and faster now, and we have become more productive. We now spend less on materials and production, and are able to optimize our staff strength. On top of that, we have received business from construction companies, expanding our scope to beyond shipbuilding.”

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  • Construction Products, Inc.

    Business/Industry: Concrete Forming Sections
    Software:
    ProNest
    Applications: Rotary Pipe / Tube; Plasma; Laser
    “Thus far using ProNest, we have experienced a savings of 5% across the board in material utilization which translates into an annual savings of $50,000 in material alone."

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  • Craig Manufacturing

    Business/Industry: Equipment Attachments
    Software:
    ProNest
    Applications: Plasma; True Hole technology; Rapid Part technology
    “With our prior software and machine we had to set up all of our cutting parameters. For six years, we tweaked and massaged those parameters and never got where we wanted to be... Then here comes ProNest with all of the parameters built in.. We really love the fact that Hypertherm put (the R&D) into this... We now have a standard that we use, and that is the Hypertherm parameter settings.”

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  • Creative Edge Master Shop

    Business/Industry: Specialty Flooring
    Software:
    ProNest
    Applications: Waterjet
    "The software is simple to use, easy to learn, and the support staff is knowledgeable and willing to adapt to our specific needs, plus the total investment was far less than other packages with similar functionality."

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  • DenCol Supply

    Business/Industry: Metal Service Center
    Software:
    ProNest
    Applications: Laser; Plate Machine (Peddinghaus); Reposition Machine (Whitney); Plasma; Oxyfuel
    “It became clear that using more than one programming solution was not going to be an option... With ProNest’s single programming solution our programming time and operator training is significantly reduced. In turn this means we can do a better job of meeting our promise to customers.”

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  • Hutchinson Manufacturing

    Business/Industry: Metal Fabrication
    Software:
    ProNest
    Applications: Integrated Plasma Cutting Solutions
    "ProNest helps us measure outcomes and keep our scrap factor very low, and we pass the savings on to our customers."

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  • Industrias John Deere S.A. de C.V.

    Business/Industry: Agricultural Equipment
    Software:
    ProNest
    Applications: Laser; Plasma; Rotary Bevel; Oxyfuel
    "Users of this tool are especially pleased by how easy it is to learn and use ProNest. In addition, the staff at Hypertherm’s software team has has always been very receptive to our needs; we have received excellent support."

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  • Klute, Inc.

    Business/Industry: Electrical Sub Stations
    Software:
     ProNest
    Applications: ERP/MRP integration (FabSuite)
    “Being able to track inventory is a big deal... And now we're able to do that throughout the entire workflow."

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  • Metal Corbert

    Business/Industry: Metal Fabrication
    Software:
     ProNest
    Applications: Plasma; True Hole technology
    "We’ve been surprised at how easy it is to operate the EDGE Pro controller and ProNest software."

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  • Olympic Steel, Inc.

    Business/Industry: Metal Service Center
    Software:
    ProNest
    Applications: Laser; Oxyfuel; Plasma
    "When I was using my previous software I was nesting for three laser machines and it took an entire day. ProNest now allows me to program eight machines per day, so it has more than doubled our programming productivity."

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  • Quality Machine Co. Inc.

    Business/Industry: Job Shop
    Software:
    ProNest
    Applications: Integrated Plasma Cutting Solutions
    “True Hole technology is great. It has reduced the need for drilling and punching, and we use it every day. It’s wonderful.”

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  • Shandong Enxin

    Business/Industry: Special vehicle manufacturing
    Software:
     ProNest
    Applications: Plasma; True Hole technology, Rapid Part technology

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  • T & J Manufacturing

    Business/Industry: Fabricator
    Software:
    ProNest
    Applications: Plasma; True Hole technology
    “True Hole improves the look and quality of our products, and ProNest makes it easy.”

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  • Thilot Holland

    Business/Industry: Agricultural Machinery
    Software:
    ProNest
    Applications: Waterjet
    “The new software (ProNest) has already started to save us a lot of programming time by using the Inventor 3D CAD interface. In addition, we have been experimenting with the Automatic Nesting module and have definitely gained material savings from the improved nest utilization. Overall, the operation of ProNest with our system is seamless and I am confident that the software will pay for itself many times over in the coming years.”

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  • Top Tier, Inc.

    Business/Industry: Manufacturing
    Software:
     ProNest
    Applications: ERP/MRP integration (pc/MRP)
    “What used to take four hours to complete now takes only 20 minutes."

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  • Whale Tankers Ltd.

    Business/Industry: Waste Tankers
    Software:
    ProNest
    Applications: Plasma
    "The nesting efficiency is much better than it used to be and faster. In fact, ProNest has contributed to a year-to-date savings on material cost of £32,000+, effectively paying for itself within 3-4 months of purchase.”

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  • Wuxi Yusheng

    Business/Industry: Dyeing & Finishing Machinery
    Software:
    ProNest LT
    Applications: Oxyfuel
    “I am very happy with ProNest LT, and pleased with the benefits we have received... Hypertherm has been very helpful in the transition and adoption process, and I believe this positive working relationship will continue.”

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