A cut above the rest

Contract Waterjet Cutting

Intelligent Cutting Solutions, located in Newington, CT, is a premier waterjet cutting facility offering specialized contract services. Utilizing advanced waterjet technology, ICS achieves exceptional edge quality without creating a heat-affected zone, making it ideal for cutting a wide range of materials. While ICS primarily serves the aerospace and defense industries, it also caters to the automotive, medical, and architectural sectors.

Unlike many other waterjet cutting shops, ICS is not a parts manufacturer with spare capacity. Instead, ICS is wholly dedicated to its customers' projects. This customer-centric approach drives their competitive edge in lead times, pricing, and quotes. At ICS, you can expect to receive your parts in days, not weeks.


ICS is ISO9001 and AS9100d certified as well as ITAR compliant.

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The waterjet cutting machines & software that make ICS high-quality cuts possible.

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Meet the waterjet cutting experts of Connecticut. The ICS team brings over a decade of experience.

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24hr Quotes

ICS staff is trained to get you your quotes within 24 business hours.

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Lead Times

7-10 Day lead times with disruption plans in place to avoid delays. Recieve parts in days not weeks. 

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Our Clientele

ICS has had the privilege of providing waterjet cutting services for some of the most renowned aerospace and aviation companies worldwide. Additionally, ICS has collaborated with prestigious universities at the forefront of innovative and technological advancements. Waterjet cutting proves to be an exceptional choice for research and development projects.

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What clients are saying

  • We cannot say enough about the quality and great turn around times from ICS. they are going to be an asset to our company. It has been very easy communicating with Rick to get exactly what we need. We are looking forward to a long relationship between ICS and our company.

    Roger P. Estimator

  • Everyone I have dealt with at ICS has been really great. All are very friendly, professional and just a pleasure to work with. RFQ's are responded to promptly and your pricing can't be beat.

    David M. Estimator

  • Rick and his team are fast to respond to request and questions. The lead time they provide is perfect for our projects. Rick has also been very accommodating if an issue with an order needs to be addressed. My team of engineers and designers in our Special Gage Division at Starrett all know about ICS.

    Samuel W. Engineer & Senior Designer

  • Rick and Nick take incredible responsibility of every part they make for us. The quotes are reasonable, the turnaround times are fantastic, and the communication is top-tier.

    Scott. E Advisory Mechanical Designer

  • This was the first utilization of ICS for Atlantic Fabricating. Rick Comeau was extremely responsive and even with our extremely critical, time sensitive request the team at ICS was able to make things work and ensure that we had parts. We are extremely grateful for the work that ICS has done and will most definitely be looking to utilize ICS more.

    Patrick M. Procurement Manager

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