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North Topeka Fabrication installs 4000W laser system with tube cutting


Metal fabricator North Topeka Fabrication (NTF) has installed a new 4000W laser cutting system with a rotary indexer for tube cutting.

Laser 2000, Lincoln Laser enter into agreement for laser scanning systems


Laser 2000 has reached a distribution agreement with Lincoln Laser about distributing laser scanning equipment in Germany.

From Laser Munich 2015: BeamWatch 2.0 characterizes high-power laser beams in two axes

From Laser Munich 2015: BeamWatch 2.0 characterizes high-power laser beams in two axes


Noncontact measurement method relies on viewing Rayleigh scattering in air.

Ophir-Spiricon wins award for BeamWatch laser beam monitoring system


Ophir-Spiricon has been honored with an award for its non-contact, focus spot size, and position monitor for very high-power lasers.  

DirectPhotonics secures nearly $3.7M to accelerate direct diode laser market growth


DirectPhotonics secured an investment infusion of nearly $3.7 million dollars from existing shareholders and a new partner.

LASER World of Photonics 2015 attendance increases 9%


LASER World of Photonics 2015 drew more than 30,000 attendees who viewed 1227 exhibitors—representing a 9% increase.

Advanced Laser & Waterjet Cutting adds to arsenal of metal cutting technologies


Advanced Laser & Waterjet Cutting has installed a 1kW CO2 laser cutting machine to prepare for more laser cutting capacity.


Open call for editorial


I'm trying something a little different next year (2016) by issuing an open call for contributed articles.

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Industry abuzzzz

06/30/2015 The LASER World of Photonics 2015 exhibition held in Munich last week was a very vibrant affair.

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Multi-kilowatt lasers for industrial materials processing

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