Industrial Laser Sales Grow in a Slowing Global Economy

By David A. Belforte These are unsettled times for global manufacturing. Setting aside the normal up and down cycles of manufacturing — a number of global factors — ranging from Brexit concerns, to economic problems in China, turmoil in the mid-East and a new administration in Washington give cause for concern about economic growth prospects. […]

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Valuable Online Resources in Laser Manufacturing

Whether you are an expert in the field of laser manufacturing, an ambitious student, or are just beginning your career, discovering new information about laser manufacturing applications is always a valuable endeavor. With that in mind, the LIA team compiled a list of the top laser welding and manufacturing-related online publications for you to explore. […]

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Three Companies Illustrating the Importance of Electro-Optics and Photonics

Electro-optic and photonic technology is expanding and evolving at a rapid rate. Disrupting established norms, innovating processes, and making new contributions to society every day, these growing fields are changing the way we see the world as we know it. As a supporter of laser applications and practices, LIA acknowledges and celebrates these accomplishments in […]

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Weekly Wrap Up – Week of August 29, 2016

Bringing you up to date with the latest in lasers, LIA’s Weekly Wrap Up is a collection of this week’s highlights in laser technology, Laser Institute news, and Conference Updates as found across the web, on Lasers Today, and LIA’s network of social media channels. What happened in lasers during the week of August 29, […]

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3D Scanning for Measurement On The Rise, Report Says

Following the trend of additive manufacturing methods, such as 3D printing, the utilization of 3D scanning for measurement is on the rise. According to a new report by MarketsandMarkets, the market for 3D scanners is expected to grow to nearly six billion dollars by 2020, a significant increase from 2015’s $3.41 billion. A compound annual […]

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