Shape Technologies Group, Inc. (SHAPE), a portfolio company of American Industrial Partners (AIP) and the world leading supplier of waterjet technology and ultrahigh-pressure (UHP) manufacturing process solutions has completed the acquisition of Aquarese Industries.

Aquarese is a leading supplier of advanced robotic waterjet cutting systems and UHP process solutions to the aerospace and automotive industries. Headquartered in Billy-Berclau, France, Aquarese designs and delivers the most advanced waterjet systems in the industry; including advanced robotic waterjet machining and materials processing technologies. Aquarese customer solutions have a proven track record with the world’s leading manufacturers of gas turbines, internal combustion engines and aircraft components.


Face shields for the front lines

Flow Waterjet – a Shape Technologies Group Company – has repurposed their manufacturing to make Face Shields for frontline medical workers and first responders as quickly as possible to help reduce spread of COVID-19.

Shield manufacturing specifications are available to all SHAPE customers and other waterjet operators to help increase production during this time of extreme demand.

To place a Face Shield order for your facility, donate to the cause, or download materials to make your own, visit


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