Amada Cutting Technologies, Inc. (ACT), established in 1987, is located in La Mirada, CA, about 25 miles south of Los Angeles. Additional manufacturing and distribution facilities are located in Japan, China and Austria.  ACT is part of the Amada Group, the world's largest machine tool manufacturer, founded in 1946. ACT sells and distributes bandsaw machines, bi-metal bandsaw blades and parts to manufacturing facilities, steel service centers, forges and foundries, machine shops and other metal-related industries throughout North America.