January 11, 2005
TRUMPF Inc. has received a Connecticut Quality Improvement Award (CQIA) gold level Innovation Prize. The award recognizes the company's TCF 1 laser, a diffusion-cooled CO2 laser based on coaxial electrode geometry. This is the third consecutive year in which the company has won a CQIA prize.
"CQIA Innovation Prize award winners embody the critical intellect that is the foundation of Connecticut's long-term growth," said Sheila Carmine, founder and executive director of the CQIA Partnership. The award recognizes Connecticut manufacturing and service companies that excel in quality improvements for business success and growth.