Hypertherm Associates announces Sofos Robotics Co. as new authorized partner for Robotmaster offline programming software

HANOVER, N.H. - March 7, 2023 - Hypertherm Associates, a U.S.-based manufacturer of industrial cutting systems and software, today announced a new partnership for its Robotmaster® offline programming software for robots. As an authorized partner, Sofos Robotics Co. will include Robotmaster as part of the robotic systems they offer when end users require an easy-to-use and powerful robot programming solution.

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"Sofos Robotics is a great partner. Not only are they experts and power users of the Robotmaster offline programming software, but they also have years of experience in robotic system sales and integration," said Cory A. John, Robotmaster software sales manager. "Finding someone who can marry the two worlds together the way Sofos Robotics can is like hitting the jackpot. I have heard nothing but great things from the customers who get the pleasure to work with the team at Sofos Robotics."

Sofos Robotics uses Robotmaster to perform robotic system engineering including cell design, reach and feasibility studies, as well as for their programming services.

"Robotmaster is a game-changer for our clients who are looking for a programming solution that is easy to use and allows them to program complex tasks with ease," said John Huster, Sofos Robotics president. "By using Robotmaster, our clients drastically reduce programming time and costs, especially in small batch production runs. Ultimately, by pairing Robotmaster with our robotic systems, we are able to deliver a complete solution for our clients."

Sofos Robotics was founded by Mark Walstrom and John Huster in January 2019. Located in Ham Lake, Minnesota, they provide automation and robotic integration services to help their customers maximize efficiency in their production processes.

Robotmaster, a Hypertherm Associates brand, is an offline programming software for robots that helps manufacturers maximize productivity on production runs of all sizes. Robotmaster makes programming parts of any complexity quick and easy as a result of its integrated CAD/CAM functionality. This intuitive and powerful solution is designed with process experts in mind reducing the need for programming and robotic expertise. Learn more at www.robotmaster.com.

Hypertherm Associates is a U.S.-based manufacturer of industrial cutting products and software. Its products, including Hypertherm plasma and OMAX waterjet systems, are used by companies around the world to build ships, airplanes, and railcars; construct steel buildings, fabricate heavy equipment, erect wind turbines, and more. In addition to cutting systems, the company creates CNCs, and software trusted for performance and reliability that result in increased productivity and profitability for hundreds of thousands of businesses. Founded in 1968, Hypertherm Associates is a 100 percent Associate-owned company, employing approximately 2,000 Associates, with operations and partner representation worldwide. Learn more at www.HyperthermAssociates.com.