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Ultrafast laser manufacturer Onefive relocates operations


Ultrafast laser maker Onefive has relocated its operations to a bigger facility.

University of Southampton to head $15M national Photonics Manufacturing Hub


The University of Southampton will lead one of two $15 million photonics research centers.

Worthington tailor welded blanking joint venture opens Kentucky facility


Worthington Industries' tailor welded blanking joint venture, TWB Company, is opening a new facility in Glasgow, KY.

TRUMPF expands in Chicago


In 2016 TRUMPF will expand once again, with a new location in North America.  

GF Machining Solutions makes key director appointments


GF Machining Solutions has appointed a new director of sales and a new director of applications to its leadership team.

Solar cell maker places order for five InnoLas laser processing systems


A solar cell manufacturer placed orders with InnoLas for five additional high-throughput laser machines for PERC technology.

New kids on the block


As the editorial was being assembled, it became evident that I had loaded up this issue with features describing processes using lasers that were not a reality a short few years ago.

Additive manufacturing as new standard in microfabrication


Micro-production of the future requires systems that can provide prototypes, one-off production, and small series quickly and efficiently.

Precision laser marking for medical applications


Marking is critical for medical devices and pharmaceuticals, both to enable product tracking and identification and to combat counterfeiting.

High-power UV laser has use in CFRP machining


A strong drive to increase fuel efficiency and lower carbon emissions in transportation industries is driving the use of carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP) material in the fabrication of various aircraft and ...

Laser surface texturing with new fiber lasers


Two new fiber lasers with unique processing capabilities have been introduced that add to an existing range of nanosecond fiber lasers.

Laser beam welding in rail car manufacturing


The benefits of laser processing in manufacturing of automotive bodies have been widely demonstrated over past decades—and recently, laser welding has received increased interest in rail car manufacturing.

Fiber laser triples cutting speed, slashes idle time


In June 2015, Groundhog added a Bystronic 3kW BySprint 3015 fiber laser cutting machine equipped with a ByTrans 3015 12-shelf system for automated handling and storage of sheet metal.

Laser cutter TWI wins award for approach to decommissioning of nuclear skips


Laser cutter TWI has been recognized for introducing remote cutting technology to decommission radioactive metal storage containers.

Resonetics acquires laser micromachining solutions provider Mound Laser


Resonetics has acquired laser micromachining solutions provider Mound Laser & Photonics Center.

Walkway gets cutting-edge look with lasers


Laser cutting expert Cutting Technologies has been working with a mural and artwork specialist to bring a busy walkway back to life.

Welding steel and aluminum with lasers produces thick metal sheets for light ships


A 10-partner project is working to develop a robust laser welding process for maritime manufacturing.

Laser welding pipeline steel: How it got started


A new book that covers how high-power lasers are built and the applications for which they can be used has been published.

SATO brings revolutionary laser marking technology to Asia


A newly launched subsidiary will market a CO2 laser coding and marking technology in Japan and the Asia-Pacific region.

Gestamp to install 14 laser cutting cells in Spain


Gestamp's new specialized laser cutting plant will be equipped with 14 laser cutting cells.

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