HANOVER, NH—Jan. 12, 2012—Hypertherm, a U.S. based manufacturer of advanced metal cutting systems, is pleased to announce the launch of the new Hypertherm Cutting Institute, an online training community that offers a number of resources for people who work with or want to learn more about cutting metal. Key features of the new Hypertherm Cutting Institute include:
• Video Tutorials providing thorough step by step instruction on a number of metal working subjects.
• Interactive e-Learning Courses on everything from consumable care and optimization to gouging, and cutting technique.
• Discussion Forums & Blogs where metal fabricators and hobbyists can talk about their current products, troubleshoot issues, and share ideas. As an added bonus, Hypertherm experts like Jim Colt will drop by from time to time to offer advice and answer questions.
• Idea Section called My Hypertherm Voice for visitors who want to offer suggestions for future metal working products and then vote on their favorite ideas.
“We originally launched the Hypertherm Cutting Institute three years ago. Since then, we have seen tremendous interest in the site content and realized the time was right to offer an expanded resource for people who work with metal,” said Chris Lorio, Hypertherm’s Director of Customer Training. “Going forward, our hope is to offer the site content in many different languages so metal workers around the world can connect with one another.”
Hypertherm designs and manufactures advanced cutting systems for use in a variety of industries such as shipbuilding, manufacturing, and automotive repair. Its product line includes handheld and mechanized plasma and laser systems, consumables, as well as CNC motion and height controls and CAM cutting software. Hypertherm systems are trusted for performance and reliability that results in increased productivity and profitability for tens of thousands of businesses. The New Hampshire based company’s reputation for metal cutting innovation dates back more than 40 years, to 1968, with Hypertherm’s invention of water injection plasma cutting. The company, consistently named one of the best places to work in America, has more than 1,000 associates along with operations and partner representation worldwide.