Ocean Machinery, based in Fort Lauderdale, is your premier one-stop shop for steel fabricating machinery. Ocean Machinery represents an extensive range of premium steel fabricating machinery and distributes throughout the world.

Ocean Machinery also produces the world famous Ocean line of fabrication machinery with includes the most popular CNC beam drill line ever produced:- the Ocean Avenger Beam Drill Line made exclusively for Ocean by Peddinghaus, and sold through Ocean’s extensive worldwide dealer network. The entire range of Ocean branded fabrications solutions can be found here.

Ocean Machinery is known throughout the industry for its legendary customer service and technical support, something which sets Ocean apart from the competition.

Hunter Fry is the President and Founder of Ocean Machinery. Hunter has been in the metal fabricating industry since 1973.  He is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and the American Graduate School of International Management. His engineering experience brings knowledge of production techniques from around the globe to your shop.

As the Vice President of Ocean Machinery, Danny Steyn is responsible for sales and marketing and for the Ocean’s extensive dealer network worldwide. Danny is a Mechanical Engineering Graduate from the University of Natal in Durban South Africa, with over 30 years of manufacturing and engineering experience in a wide range of industries.

Our Sales Manager, Darryl Thornhill has an Marketing Degree from Virginia Tech with a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Radford University. Darryl is responsible for the North American Ocean Dealer Network selling the Ocean product line.

Luis Peña handles sales of the Ocean product line in Latin America . Luis came to Ocean from HAAS Automation and originally took care of Ocean’s Service Department, before moving into sales. Luis’s technical skills are a great asset to our business. Luis Studied Electronic Engineering at DeVry University in New Jersey.

Hailing from Alabama, Jeremy Novitski, is an Auburn University Business Management graduate. His experience in both the CNC machine tool and customer service industries provides a unique perspective. Jeremy works closely with Darryl and our North American dealer network selling the Ocean product line of Steel Fabricating Machinery.

Armand Reyes is our Inside Sales Team Leader and handles Internet Sales. Armand has extensive international and US Sales experience in a broad range of mechanical and industrial fields, that along with his friendly positive approach makes him a great asset. Armand is fluent in Spanish and English.

John Watrin brings 12 years of hands-on machinery experience to our Inside Sales team, as well as 10 years service in the US Navy. Together John and Armand are responsible for inside sales of machinery, parts and consumables to our worldwide customer base.

Folker Krebs handles our South Florida machinery sales, he is fluent in English Spanish and German. His experience in the steel fabricating industry as well as the machinery industry, from manufacturing, sales, service and support, makes him very knowledgeable in the variety of machines he sells.

Karen Castorina is our Director of First Impressions, and is the wonderful helpful voice you hear when you call our offices. Karen handles all our Office management and assists in Internal Sales. Karen’s knowledge of all things related to structural steel fabricating machinery and beam drill lines is amazing. Karen is the glue that holds the company together.


Lis Garcia, our Sales Administrator possesses a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting From Nova Southeastern University. She has over ten years of experience in the administrative field with a specialization in the financial sector. Lis is currently responsible for the Administration of our Ocean Product sales.

Greg Henry is responsible for Ocean’s marketing initiatives. He has a Marketing & Communications degree, and brings 30 years of experience to the Ocean Team. His previous experience includes marketing for the specialty retail channel where he helped successfully launch numerous nationally recognized brands.

Dave Theriault, our Field Service Tech, handles machine maintenance & repairs in South Florida. Dave began his CNC Service career in North Carolina working on Mori Seiki machines. Dave brings with him more than 30 years of CNC machine service experience and is a tremendous asset to our team.

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