The return of Rofin-Sinar UK: Rofin-Sinar Laser Technology Co., Ltd establish...

2018-06-22

June 21, 2018 – The opening ceremony of Rofin-Sinar Laser Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. was held in Shanghai Free Trade Demonstration Zone. Mr. Ding Yuandong will serve the company as the managing director.

Raycus Laser announced its initial public offering as the fiber lasers market...

2018-06-22

Raycus, a maker of fiber lasers and their key components and materials, has first publicly issued shares and listed its prospectus on the GEM, adding itself as a new forces to the laser concept stocks. The prospectus shows that Raycus La...

Iradion Laser opens new 34,000 sqf building

2018-06-21

Iradions fast growth at 40%+ CAGR requires expansion into a state of the art facility 34,000 sq. ft from his current 10,

Japan uses laser to discover "microbubble implosion" new particle acceleratio...

2018-06-14

A team led by Prof. Takashi Murakami of the Institute of Laser Science at Osaka University in Japan announced that they have discovered a new particle acceleration mechanism called “microbubble implosion”: the outside of hydrogen compo...

Members from EPIC visited three laser companies in Shenzhen during LASERFAIR ...

2018-06-13

just one day ahead of the China(Shenzhen) Laser& Intelligence Manufacturing fair, three members of EPIC(European Photonics Industry Consortium), with the company of Laser Manufacture News, visited three laser companies in Shenzhen. The d...

China (Shenzhen) Laser Intelligence Manufacturing Expo 2018 was inaugurated i...

2018-06-13

The three-day “China (Shenzhen) Laser Intelligence Manufacturing Expo 2018” (a.k.a. “LASERFAIR”) was grandly inaugurated in May 17th at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center.

AMPLITUDE ANNOUNCES THE OPENING OF AMPLITUDE CHINA

2018-06-13

Amplitude announces the opening of its latest subsidiary, Amplitude China. Located in Shanghai, this office hosts dedica

Fraunhofer institutes to develop 20 kW USP laser

2018-06-04

At the recent AKL’18 – International Laser Technology Congress, Reinhart Poprawe, director of the Fraunhofer ILT announced a new Fraunhofer Cluster of Excellence: Advanced Photon Sources,: “We line up here with 12 institutes to develo...

Laserline team lands first prize at AKL

2018-05-13

A team from the high-power diode laser system vendor Laserline has scooped first prize in the biennial Innovation Award Laser Technology - thanks to its development of a multi-spot module to improve laser-based brazing techniques.

IPG Photonics reports record first quarter for 2018

2018-05-08

High-power fiber laser maker IPG Photonics (Oxford, MA) reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018.

Manz receives major order for laser welding platform

2018-05-08

Laser welding system manufacturer Manz (Reutlingen, Germany) has received a double-digit-million Euro order in the electronics business segment from a global electronics company.

BMW selects Innoviz solid-state MEMS lidar for production autonomous vehicles

2018-05-08

BMW has already made clear its intent to launch self-driving cars by 2021. Now, the automaker has decided on solid-state lidar (light detection and ranging) sensors and computer vision tech from startup Innoviz (Kfar Saba, Israel) to ena...

SPI Lasers expands its manufacturing capability

2018-04-27

The Southampton (UK) based fiber laser manufacturer SPI Lasers has confirmed that as of 4th July 2018 it is expanding its manufacturing capability by taking over another property on the site of if its global headquarters (in Wellington P...

SPI Lasers continues expansion by recruiting a National Sales Manager for the...

2018-04-26

SPI Lasers has added to its recent sales appointments (‘Global VP of Sales’ & ‘China General Manager’) with the recruitment of Jim Cann as ‘National Sales Manager’ in the US. This new role is pivotal in ensuring the company genera...

DCS 2018: Laser weapon ramp ‘inevitable and imperative’

2018-04-23

Monday’s closing plenary speaker at SPIE’s Defense + Commercial Sensing conference was Henry “Trey” Obering III – a former US Air Force Lieutenant General, and onetime director of the Missile Defense Agency. Now Directed Energy Inno...

DCS 2018: Military photonics review and forecasts

2018-04-23

A trio of plenary talks on the opening evening of SPIE’s Defense + Commercial Sensing conference and exhibition in Orlando, FL, considered recent and likely future developments in photonics technologies for military applications, especi...

Bruker acquires Anasys and grows IR/thermal measurement portfolio

2018-04-23

Bruker (Billerica, MA) announced that it has acquired Anasys Instruments (Santa Barbara, CA), a privately held company that develops and manufactures nanoscale infrared spectroscopy and thermal measurement instruments. This acquisition a...

Laser cutting system maker eurolaser opens demo center in Italy

2018-04-21

Laser cutting and marking systems maker eurolaser (Lüneburg, Germany) has opened an application center in Italy, where it maintains a branch office called Alkotex. As of April 2018, the large demo center allows current and potentia...