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Thursday | 12 January, 2017 | 2:55 pm

Proactive plan

Having seen a door shut by waning energy market demand, one manufacturer opens a window of opportunity

Wednesday | 14 September, 2016 | 11:39 am

Puzzle pieces

Laying out parts isn’t always cut and dried

Wednesday | 06 July, 2016 | 1:46 pm

Bread is life

Oven maker stokes production with automation and laser technology for higher throughput

Wednesday | 11 May, 2016 | 1:32 pm

Chasing glory

A finished race is made a steel keepsake

Wednesday | 13 April, 2016 | 12:25 pm

Locomotion

Fiber laser technology drives production for rail industry fabricator

Monday | 25 January, 2016 | 1:58 pm

Shine bright

Tailor-made aesthetic designs require delicate touch but high yields

Tuesday | 24 November, 2015 | 2:37 pm

Joining forces

Three companies work in concert to make modular laser cells smart factory ready

Tuesday | 15 September, 2015 | 11:47 am

Beyond the expected

Switching cutting methods opens up new possibilities

Wednesday | 12 August, 2015 | 8:34 am

Winning warm-up

Manufacturer finds laser tube cutting both simplifies and amplifies production of fireplace heating elements

Tuesday | 14 July, 2015 | 10:44 am

An end to guesswork

Real-world scenarios put technology to the test

Friday | 01 May, 2015 | 9:59 am

Multifunctional metals

Using lasers, scientists etch new surfaces that allow metal to repel water, absorb light and self-clean

Tuesday | 14 April, 2015 | 9:55 am

Cutting through thick & thin

New technology promises to give fiber laser fans what they’ve always wanted

Tuesday | 24 March, 2015 | 12:33 pm

Clean force

Laser solutions boost productivity for builder of heat exchangers

Wednesday | 28 January, 2015 | 11:18 am

Faster with fiber

Grace Manufacturing increases speed and cut definition with compact fiber laser machine

Wednesday | 30 April, 2014 | 2:01 pm

An evolution in fiber cutting technology

Advancements in technology result in fiber lasers that can also make the thick cut

Wednesday | 09 April, 2014 | 10:48 am

Necessary impulse purchases

Service center brings on much-needed lasers, Spurring an overhaul of its bending capacity

Thursday | 06 March, 2014 | 12:01 pm

A niche poised for growth

Vytek makes the case for fiber lasers to replace costly legacy machines

Monday | 02 December, 2013 | 3:28 pm

Hands-on engineering

Adding lasers to its manufacturing operation allowed Hunter Engineering Co. to bring work back in-house

Friday | 30 August, 2013 | 10:43 am

Fast fiber cutting

Metal fabricator increases throughput after installing a Trumpf TruLaser 5040 fiber

Tuesday | 30 April, 2013 | 12:00 am

Common connection

Software streamlines communication between machines

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