NLight has reported an almost 60 per cent year-over-year increase in Q2 industrial and microfabrication sales in China.
Fibre laser manufacturer IPG Photonics’ second quarterly revenue has increased 12 per cent year-over-year to $413.6 million
IPG Photonics achieved $1.41 billion in yearly revenue throughout 2017, a 40 per cent increase over that recorded last year
Bystronic, a Swiss developer of laser systems for cutting sheet metal, has formed a strategic partnership with TTM Laser, an Italian producer of laser-based tube and profile processing solutions
Laser manufacturer Coherent has exceeded $2.0 billion in annual orders, with net sales of $1.72 billion and a net income of $207.1 million for the fiscal year ending 30 September 2017, a 101 per cent and 137 per cent increase respectively compared to the previous year
Matthew Dale explores some of the latest technology for manipulating and measuring the beam, including a multi-spot optical module for laser brazing and a contactless beam analysis device
Moving to very high power lasers for welding metals, like aluminium in car production, has some big benefits, as Greg Blackman finds out