Flow International Corporation and its subsidiaries is a technology based manufacturing company. The Company�s ultrahigh-pressure technology has two applications, such as cutting and surface preparation. Power waterjet systems are used to cut materials, remove coatings, and prepare surfaces for coating. The Company operates in two segments: Standard and Advanced. The Standard segment Includes sales and cost of sales related to cutting, surface preparation and cleaning systems using pressure water pumps as well as parts and services. The Advanced segment Includes sales and cost of sales related to aerospace and automation systems which require custom configuration and features, including robotics.