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The first fully-assembled BySmart Fiber 3015 laser cutting machine at the Hoffman Estates, Illinois facility.

Bystronic Announces First U.S.-Assembled BySmart Fiber Laser Cutter

May 8, 2020
Bystronic announced the assembly of the first laser cutting machine at its new facility in Hoffman Estates. The company says it is providing locally assembled machinery to reduce overall lead time, installation time, and import costs.
By Bystronic Inc. Press Release
Rick Hoffman (right), CEO of EIMCo, with a machinist in the company’s machine shop.

Remote Monitoring Reveals How to Boost Uptime on Laser Machines

April 27, 2020
East Iowa Machine Co. (EIMCo) in Farley, Iowa, is a full-service machine and fabrication shop. It is an ISO 9001:2015 certified manufacturing company, employing about 150 people on three shifts at its single 130,000 ft2 (12,077 m3) location, and converts raw metals into finished component parts and assemblies using a wide variety of CNC equipment and state-of-the-art manufacturing processes.
By East Iowa Machine Co.
BLM has enhanced its LT Fiber EVO and LT722 with Active Tools that automatically adapt to process parameters.

BLM GROUP Enhances Automatic Laser Cutting Systems

April 21, 2020
New capability adapts process parameters for optimal results independent of operator experience for its LT Fiber EVO and CO2-type LT722D.
By BLM Group Press Release
FOBA M2000 closed marking station can optionally be equipped with an integrated camera for automated mark alignment.

FOBA Supports Manufacturers With Webcasts And Flexible Marking Solutions During Crisis

April 21, 2020
Laser marking ensures safe traceability as well as counterfeit protection.
By FOBA Press Release
Comau’s laser lab can create any type of battery pack for any power level and are able to assemble the entire electrical battery, according to the company.

Comau Unveils Laser Labs for EV Batteries and Motors

April 9, 2020
Dedicated in-house labs create and optimize laser welding processes for electric motors and batteries.
By Comau Press Release
MC Machinery Announces New Regional Sales Representative

MC Machinery Announces New Regional Sales Representative

March 4, 2020
MC Machinery Systems has named Craig Barbeck to the MC Machinery team as a Regional Sales Representative for the Northern Ohio Territory. Barbeck will support the sales team with a focus on laser and press brake products.
By MC Machinery Systems Inc. Press Release
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    Laser Welding for Sheetmetal Fabricators

    April 18, 2017
    Although laser welding is a well-established manufacturing solution, many sheetmetal fabricators have been hesitant to implement the process at their shop.
    By Robin Stuhler - TruLaser Sales Engineer, Trumpf
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    Fiber Lasers Continue to Gain Market Share in Material Processing Applications

    February 1, 2016
    The first kilowatt-class fiber laser for material processing was introduced by IPG Photonics in early 2002. Since that time, the adoption of fiber lasers for production applications has grown at a rapid rate. Today, fiber lasers are becoming the choice for most major production laser applications as well as converting traditional welding and cutting processes to fiber laser technologies.
    By Bill Shiner - Vice President Industrial Lasers, IPG Photonics
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    Lasers Grow Manufacturing

    June 1, 2015
    Today, laser technology in manufacturing touches all of our lives on a daily basis; lasers cut air bag material and weld air bag detonators for our in-car safety; lasers weld the batteries in many of our mobile devices; lasers drill aero-engine components for planes; lasers cut the glass for our smart phones and tablets screens; lasers weld the drivetrains in our cars and trucks; lasers cut medical stents that increase and enhance our lives, just to name a few.
    By Geoff Shannon, PhD - Manager, Advanced Technology, Amada Miyachi America, Member Since 2009

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