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Flow Waterjet Hits IMTS Full Force

KENT, WA--(Marketwired - July 24, 2014) - Flow International Corporation, the world's leading developer and manufacturer of industrial waterjet machines for cutting and cleaning applications, will be hosting John Force and Robert Hight for a signing on Wednesday, September 10th at IMTS 2014 in booth N-6217. The signing will take place at 11 am. John Force Racing has been a partner of Flow since 2012, and Force continues to trust the company's waterjet solutions to support his racing team.

In 2012 John Force Racing added a Flow Mach 4c waterjet for custom parts production to their 160,000 square foot Brownsburg, Indiana facility. Precision parts have been a critical component of this team's success-18 time winners of NHRA Mellow Yellow Funny Car Championships and winning over 232 national events. They brought machining in-house to ensure quality control, speed up production, and maintain their competitive edge by designing and manufacturing proprietary components.

"In order to be the best, you need the best," explained John Force, 1996 Race Car Driver of the Year. "We need the best machine tools to help us design, build and maintain our Funny Cars in top condition. That's why we selected a system from Flow."

The Mach 4 system is the flagship of the Flow line of cutting tables. The Mach 4c which John Force and his team rely on is supported by Dynamic Waterjet® XD bevel cutting and taper compensation alongside a HyperJet pump rated at 94,000 psi. 

"Flow is excited to invite you to meet John Force Racing this year at IMTS" said Fred Mooneyham, vice president of North American sales at Flow International. "As fans ourselves, we are proud to be able to sponsor such an exceptional racing team with a world class manufacturing environment to support them." 

The signing will take place at 11 am on Wednesday, September 10th at IMTS 2014 in booth N-6217.

About John Force Racing
John Force Racing is a National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) drag racing team with over 30 years of competition. The team has a total of 18 NHRA Funny Car wins and has won over 232 national events. Team drivers include John Force, his daughters Brittany Force and Courtney Force, as well as Robert Hight. John Force was selected as Driver of the Year for all of American motor racing in 1996 by a national panel of motorsports journalists, the first drag racer to receive this honor. In 2008, he was inducted into the Motor Sports Hall of Fame of America in Detroit, Michigan. John Force qualified for his first NHRA national event in 1978. He is a 16-time NHRA champion driver with 140 career victories. For more information, visit www.johnforceracing.com.

About Flow International
Flow International Corporation is a global technology-based manufacturing company committed to providing a world class customer experience. The Company offers technological leadership and exceptional waterjet performance to a wide-ranging customer base, benefiting many cutting and surface preparation applications, delivering profitable waterjet solutions and dynamic business growth opportunities to our customers. For more information, visit www.FlowWaterjet.com.

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Media Relations
Flow International 
253-850-3500 
[email protected] 

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