NLight has reported an almost 60 per cent year-over-year increase in Q2 industrial and microfabrication sales in China.
Mitsubishi Electric has announced the acquisition of ASTES4 SA, a Swiss developer of automated sorting solutions for sheet metal laser processing machines
The company’s laser solutions business unit achieved revenue of $428.0 million for the fiscal year ending 30 June 2018
Trumpf has acquired a full stake in Teufel Solutions, effective 1 August
Fibre laser manufacturer IPG Photonics’ second quarterly revenue has increased 12 per cent year-over-year to $413.6 million
GE Additive has launched a network of additive manufacturing production partners – called the Manufacturing Partner Network (MPN)
Laser manufacturer Trumpf’s sales rose by 15 per cent to €3.6 billion in the 2017/2018 fiscal year. Orders received by the group rose to €3.8 billion, an increase of around 13 per cent.
Lee Moakes has replaced Annette Doyle as managing director following her depature from Trumpf UK
Swiss sheet metalworking equipment manufacturer Bystronic has acquired a 70 per cent stake in Italian technology firm Antil Spa in order to expand its range of technologies
Fraunhofer has launched a new cluster of excellence across 12 of its institutes that over the next four years will develop a generation of ultrafast lasers with average powers ranging up to 20kW
After the international laser technology congress AKL, in Aachen in May, Matthew Dale learned that dramatic increases in power are on the horizon for ultrafast lasers
Greg Blackman finds that new EU PPE regulations mean that laser safety eyewear must have an operational lifespan, a change that will impact manufacturers and users alike
Keely Portway looks at how digitally networked laser machines, along with additive systems, will help improve production efficiency in the factories of the future