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25 January 2016

Rofin has announced the merger of two of its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Dilas and M2k-Laser

Applications
11 January 2016

A factory in Birmingham, UK has increased productivity and reduced costs by installing a 3kW fibre laser cutting machine to take over from a CO2 laser system

Industry
6 January 2016

The dispute between Rofin-Sinar Technologies and its shareholder Silver Arrow Capital Advisors has escalated, with Rofin issuing a letter to all its shareholders responding to Silver Arrow’s demands to elect members to Rofin’s board of directors

Industry
16 December 2015

Scanlab has acquired Dutch company Next Scan Technology to further increase its stake in the polygon scanner market. Together, the two firms create a team with differing, yet integrable polygon system approaches to USP laser processing.

Industry
27 November 2015

SPI Lasers, based in Southampton, UK, has completed the sale of its CO2 laser business to the Chinese firm Suzhou Tianhong Laser

Industry
25 November 2015

The Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT has developed simulation software for laser material processing. The software calculates a wide variety of processes reliably and in real time

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Lasers
1 December 2015

The Monaco femtosecond laser is a closed, one-box system that combines a 1,035nm, solid-state oscillator together with an amplifier to yield a 40µJ pulse energy at a repetition rate of 1MHz

Test and Measurement
30 November 2015

Ophir Photonics has announced the newest version of BeamWatch, a non-contact beam monitoring system for high power YAG, fibre, and diode lasers

Safety
25 November 2015

Protect Laserschutz has added passive laser safety clothing and laser safety gloves to its product portfolio

Test and Measurement
25 November 2015

Ophir-Spiricon has released the latest version of its high power, scanning slit beam profiler, NanoScan 2s

Control and Guidance
14 November 2015
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13 November 2015
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13 November 2015

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8 February 2016

Greg Blackman assesses how UK laser sub-contractors are coping with rock-bottom steel prices

25 January 2016

Trumpf UK MD, Annette Doyle, has said she is 'cautiously optimistic' about UK manufacturing in 2016. Greg Blackman reports from a Trumpf press briefing given at its Luton site on 20 January

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