CNC router & waterjet provider AAG celebrates 30th anniversary

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BURLINGTON, Ont. - AAG Tailored Cutting Solutions is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. The company represents the AXYZ CNC router and WARDJet waterjet brands, and the e-commerce site

Headquartered in Burlington, Ontario, AAG started in 1991 as AXYZ International by Alf Zeuner and Gary Harvey, two friends who embarked on a router repair initiative. Before long, the focus shifted to creating modular machines to better fit their customers' needs.

Today, AXYZ Tailored Router Solutions is a leading global manufacturer of CNC routers. AYXZ has built and installed thousands of CNC machines for a wide range of industries including: cabinetry, furniture, plus additional panel processing and solid wood applications; plastics fabrication; aluminum and metal cladding; graphics and print finishing; and foam packaging. For information call 800-361-3408 or visit

WARDJet, which joined the AAG family in 2018, is an Ohio-based designer and vertically integrated manufacturer of tailored waterjet cutting solutions that are used to cut materials ranging from tinfoil to titanium. For information call 844-WARDJET or visit

CNCShop is an OEM supplier of consumables, spare parts and upgrades for all types of CNC routers and waterjets. For information call 800-527-9670 or visit

AAG is owned by the Hansen-MacDonald family, with Luke Hansen-MacDonald as president. During the COVID-19 pandemic, AAG’s CNC machines were used to manufacture millions of essential products including face shields, mask filters, COVID barriers, and hospital beds.


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