Purchasing Options


Take advantage of today’s low interest rates and Section 179 accelerated depreciation advantages.

We offer financing and leasing options for your PLASMATIC machine through our financial partner, Manufacturers Capital, a division of Commercial Credit Group. Our partners have local offices in 12+ U.S. cities and have the expertise to advise you on the financing solutions that will best suit your preferences and circumstances.

School Sales

PLASMATIC’s parent company, AKS Cutting Systems, provides all types of trade schools, universities, colleges, and R&D institutions with machinery to give the engineering and manufacturing leaders of tomorrow hands-on experience. Our School Sales package includes machines at a reduced cost for educational institutions and multiple software license seats for the entire classroom. Give your students the opportunity to learn on the Plasmatic platform, and give your school a competitive advantage.

Machine Trade-In

If your cutting machine is out of date, we’d like to replace it with the latest model PLASMATIC cutting system. Whether your current model is plasma, waterjet, laser, or another type of machine, AKS Cutting Systems, or another brand, ask your sales representative about our AKS Trade-In Program and how much your trade-in can help you save on a new PLASMATIC Cutting System.

Our Sales Team


Michael Burns
Director of Sales and Marketing

Michael Burns has worked in the manufacturing industry since 1989 and has spent the past seven years in his current role as Director of Sales and Marketing at AKS. During that time he has expanded AKS’s sales operations from a team of two sales representatives to a program that includes partnerships with more than 35 professional dealers and 8 Regional Sales Managers in North America. The team has grown AKS sales from 25 to 100 units per year.

Mike is an active volunteer, holding leadership roles in elementary, middle school, and high school parent/teacher organizations. He also coaches youth football, baseball, basketball, and volleyball in Joplin and Overland Park, Kan.

Jason Wesner

Jason Wesner
Inside Sales Representative

Jason has been working with CNC machinery since 2004, when he began his career with American Tank & Fabricating, at first operating their laser machines. In 2007, he began working on an AKS plasma machine, quickly becoming known as AT&F’s “Plasma Guru.” He trained new operators for about a decade. In 2017, he joined AKS, working in the service department before heading the Plasmatic Inside Sales efforts.