Explore the Possibilities of Laser Additive Manufacturing at LIA’s 2018 LAM Conference

ORLANDO, FL (February 16, 2018) – The Laser Institute of America is pleased to announce that the 2018 Laser Additive Manufacturing (LAM®) conference will be held at the Schaumburg […]

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Combination of Short and Ultrashort Pulse Laser Processing for Productive Large Scale Structuring of 3D Plastic Mould Steel


By: Andreas Brenner, Fraunhofer-Institute for Laser Technology  and Fabian Kurzidim, Volkswagen AG
Increasing demand for surface functionality
Surface functionality is an increasing and crucial factor for the success and acceptance of a product. […]

DOE Launches Competition To Spur Domestic Energy Technology Manufacturing

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is hosting an American Inventions Made Onshore (AIM Onshore) competition with the hope of encouraging more domestic manufacturing of energy technologies.

Business incubators, accelerators […]

Discover the Benefits of Public-Private Partnerships in Additive Manufacturing with America Makes at LAM 2018

Our Laser Additive Manufacturing (LAM®) Conference is less than 2 months away. This annual event features a series of presentations from industry leaders that highlight the latest advancements in […]

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OSHA and the Board of Certified Safety Professionals Form Alliance to Provide Safety and Health Information to Certification Holders

The Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) has joined the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Alliance Program. Through this 2-year collaborative program, OSHA provides mentoring and resources to […]

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ICALEO 2017: Accepting the Challenge

By: Jim Naugle

Held in the Sheraton® Atlanta Hotel, the 36th International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO®) once again brought together many of the best and brightest […]

2017 Laser Market Review

By: David Belforte, Industrial Laser Solutions

In last year’s 2016 report, I opened with comments about the troubling times, political, cultural and economic, we lived in and then expounded on […]

LIA Prepares to Celebrate 50th Anniversary

By: Lindsay Weaver Burt

In 2018, Laser Institute of America (LIA) will commemorate its 50th year as a professional society dedicated to fostering lasers, laser safety and applications. In 1968, […]

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Meet IPG Photonics – December’s Featured Corporate Member

As a leader and pioneer in developing and commercializing fiber lasers, IPG Photonics’ diverse lines of low, medium, and high-power lasers and amplifiers are displacing traditional technologies in many […]

3D Printing of Conductive CNT-polymer Composite

By: Ying Liu, Wei Xiong, Lijia Jiang, Yunshen Zhou, Yongfeng Lu

Advanced three-dimensional (3D) micro/nanofabrication of functional devices represents a key research topic in modern nanoscience and technology and is […]