Hypertherm Associates provides plasma, waterjet, and software solutions that enable connected factories and optimized performance to meet your business objectives. From aerospace to agriculture and energy to infrastructure, the people, brands, and technologies of Hypertherm Associates are already found everywhere advanced manufacturing is happening around the globe. In fact, hundreds of thousands of businesses rely on Hypertherm technologies and solutions for performance and reliability that help increase productivity and profitability. Companies worldwide turn to Hypertherm Associates to build ships, airplanes, and railcars, to construct steel buildings and bridges, to fabricate heavy equipment and wind turbines, and a whole lot more.


Inspired by their aggressive 2030 sustainability goals, Hypertherm Associates continually strives for sustainability in automation. For nearly a decade, Hypertherm has used a Design for Sustainability scorecard in new product development, assessing environmental impacts across categories. Additionally, their products are more than 99% recyclable by weight. These efforts reduced their waste to landfill to less than 1% in 2021, meeting zero-waste certification. Beyond their products, Hypertherm's manufacturing facility in Lebanon, New Hampshire was built to the US Green Building Council's LEED Gold standards, exceeding requirements for sustainable site development, materials and resource selection, indoor air quality, water efficiency, and energy efficiency. For more information on Hypertherm Associates' corporate culture and social responsibility efforts, visit https://www.hyperthermassociates.com/corporate-social-responsibility/csr-reports/.


SMC is honored to present this award to Hypertherm Associates, a company that raises the bar for eco-factories, eco-products, and eco-operations, and sets a great example of sustainability in automation for all companies in the industry.