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FABTECH 2020 will feature new products, demonstrations, and more from over 1,000 exhibitors.

FABTECH to Return to Chicago’s McCormick Place in September

June 21, 2021
FABTECH will be the first large-scale manufacturing trade show to return to McCormick Place in Chicago, September 13-16. The announcement comes as the state of Illinois moves into its final reopening phase.
By FABTECH Press Release
Making the Zeiss microscope presentation to Anoka Technical College (ATC) is the Applications Group for Prima Power Laserdyne (PPL).

Prima Power Laserdyne Contributes Microscope To Anoka Technical College

June 10, 2021
Prima Power Laserdyne recently presented a Zeiss high-resolution microscope to the welding program leaders of Anoka Technical College as the college expands its robotic and laser welding program.
By Prima Power Laserdyne
BLM GROUP has added 10kW fiber laser power to its sheet laser cutting machines, such as the LS5 shown here.

BLM GROUP Adds 10kW Capability to Sheet Lasers

May 19, 2021
BLM GROUP USA has added more processing power to its LS5 and LC5 flat sheet laser cutters with the new option of a 10kW fiber laser source.
By BLM Group Press Release
Companies are Building a Future in Florida

Companies are Building a Future in Florida

January 26, 2021
Thanks in part to its pro-business policies, strong workforce, and trade infrastructure, Florida ranks among the nation’s top 10 states for manufacturing.
By Enterprise Florida Sponsored Content
Jeanmarie Desmond and Natalia Pavlova Join Board of IPG Photonics

Jeanmarie Desmond and Natalia Pavlova Join Board of IPG Photonics

January 26, 2021
IPG Photonics Corp., a manufacturer of high-power fiber lasers and amplifiers for materials processing and other applications has appointed Jeanmarie Desmond and Natalia Pavlova to its board of directors, effective January 7, 2021.
By IPG Photonics Press Release
Stiefelmayer offers lasers for various cutting applications, including motor laminations, plus laser hardening.

GMTA Offering Stiefelmayer Lasers In North America

December 18, 2020
Full line of fiber and diode laser machines for cutting and hardening
By GMTA Press Release
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  • Laser welding
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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
  • Geoff Shannon
    Expert Opinion

    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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