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5 Axis Plasma Cutting - AST

AST Waterjet Cutting, Laser Cutting, CNC Routing and Plasma Cutting Services.

AST’s mission is to provide the highest level of customer service, satisfaction and quality while utilizing the latest advances in waterjet cutting and other technologies.

AST is a shapecutting and waterjet cutting pioneer in the Dallas – Fort Worth market. The company was started in 1993 by the Paxton Brothers. At that time, they could not find anyone that would cut their products with the quality level and timeliness that they required. As a result, they bought a Waterjet cutting table and sent out 10 faxes; voila a new waterjet cutting business was born.

AST - Tube LogoToday, the business is owned by Tony Woodall. Our team has more than 60 years of shapecutting and manufacturing experience. The majority of the AST employees have made AST Waterjet their home for more than ten years. Our desire is to be the most dependable source for cutting materials. For more than 17 years they have consistently demonstrated that they can be a reliable source by delivering their products on time with exceptional quality. If the product is not right, we will make it right, regardless of cost.

Our ISO 9000 based Quality System is Aerospace and Military approved (MIL-45208) and we have customers in the following segments: Manufacturing & Fabricating Industries, Aerospace, Metal Fabricating, Oilfield, Sign Making, and Architectural Floor Coverings and Components.

AST’s equipment is constantly being upgraded to ensure that we are utilizing the latest Waterjet, Routing, Hi-def Plasma, and Laser Cutting advancements the industry has to offer. Since purchasing the company in 2006, Tony Woodall has consistently purchased new equipment and updated all of the existing machinery to the latest standards. Since 2009 AST has added state of the art 5-Axis Waterjet cutting, 5-Axis Hi-def Plasma cutting and 3-Axis Router cutting systems to its already impressive list of equipment.

We answer the call for industries that require quality products on time. We are proud that we are the manufacturing partner of choice for many industry leaders.