Concept Laser has opened a new R&D centre to expand testing capacity and develop specialised equipment for the company’s LaserCusing laser additive manufacturing technology. The development centre will enable Concept Laser to increase its capabilities in order to accommodate the increased global demand for generative part manufacturing.
The year 2015 has been named the International Year of Light (IYL 2015) by the United Nations General Assembly. The initiative will aim to raise global awareness of how light-based technologies promote sustainable development and provide solutions to global challenges in energy, education, agriculture and health
Highyag Lasertechnologie has appointed Dr Holger Schlüter as its managing director
Jenoptik has sold a Jenoptik-Votan A laser perforating system to the Chinese company Yanfeng Visteon Automotive Trim Systems (YFV), making it the 200th unit sold worldwide. YFV specialises in the manufacturing of dashboards for cars and uses Jenoptik laser systems to create predetermined breaking points for airbags.
Gemma Church investigates the explosion of cross-industry plastic welding techniques