August 10, 2010
Tracey Ryba has been appointed product manager-lasers and Frank Geyer has been named product manager-laser systems for TRUMPF's Laser Technology Center in Plymouth, Mich.
Ryba earned his degree in...
July 12, 2010
TRUMPF Inc., Farmington, Conn., has announced that TRUMPF Mexico is celebrating 10 years in business.
TRUMPF filed its registration to do business in Mexico on June 6, 2000, to better service an...
July 7, 2010
JK Lasers has released two new pulsed Nd:YAG lasers. Designed for industrial processing, the lasers provide high peak powers and beam quality for welding and fine-cutting applications.
June 14, 2010
Where does laser power come from? How can lasers be made even stronger — and why do we need them to be power-packed in the first place?
These are just a few of the questions answered at TRUMPF’s...
June 1, 2010
Prima North America Inc., Chicopee, Mass., has shipped its 1,000th CP series industrial CO2 laser. The machine is designed for metal cutting and welding in the aircraft, automotive, agricultural...
May 10, 2010
TRUMPF Inc., Farmington, Conn., has appointed two new managers in its sales division. Mike Morissette has been named sales finance manager for TRUMPF Finance in Farmington, and Chris McMillin replaces...
April 27, 2010
TRUMPF Inc., Farmington, Conn., has announced several staff changes within its laser division.
David Havrilla has been promoted to manager of products and applications. He has been involved with...
April 27, 2010
IPG Photonics Corp., Oxford, Mass., a producer of high-power fiber lasers and amplifiers, has announced the acquisition of privately held, Germany-based Cosytronic KG, a developer of joining...
February 9, 2010
Alabama Laser ramps up its development efforts in hot-wire laser cladding, a new process that may have big potential, particularly in the oil and gas sector.
January 12, 2010
Valentin Gapontsev, founder, chairman, and CEO of IPG Photonics Corp., Oxford, Mass., has received the Laser Institute of America's 2009 Arthur L. Schawlow award.The award honors individuals who have...
December 15, 2009
Parker Hannifin has introduced a line of Balston— air dryers for purging of industrial laser plenums, which protect the laser system's mirrors from dirt and moisture.The dryers use membrane...
November 10, 2009
The LRO CO2 laser optics cleaning kit is available from Laser Research Optics. It includes 24 surgical-grade cotton balls, 24 cotton swabs, 24 surgical-grade finger cots, 24 lens mats, distilled...
November 4, 2009
The number of global laser welding applications has increased over the years thanks to steady technology advancements. One of those advancements, the disk laser—a combination of a solid-state laser and a semiconductor laser—has opened the door to several new or improved joining applications.
October 23, 2009
KUKA North America has opened the KUKA Development Center (KDC) at its headquarters in Sterling Heights, Mich., near Detroit.Specializing in joining technologies like laser welding, the KDC becomes...
September 9, 2009
Miyachi Unitek has announced the opening of its new Midwest Laser Applications Lab. The new facility enables the company to work with customers and prospects to conduct sample evaluations and produce...