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 current applications. Their lasers and amplifiers reach into numerous markets, including materials processing, communications, entertainment, medicine, and biotechnology. Founded in Russia in 1991 by physicist Valentin […]

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Meet PhotoMachining, Inc. – August’s Featured Corporate Member

In 1997, John O’Connell and Ronald Schaeffer founded PhotoMachining, Inc., a world leader in precision micromachining applications. The company specializes in the use of Ultraviolet (UV) and Ultra Short Pulse (USP) lasers. Their lasers come in a wide variety of wavelengths, which enables them to provide the laser industry with laser micromachining, contract manufacturing, and […]

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How LIA Corporate Members Are Innovating the Future of Manufacturing

The Laser Institute of America aims to foster the future of laser applications. Many of our corporate members uphold similar ideals and they are working hard to advance the future of laser applications in manufacturing. From the development of new life-saving products to building the future of transportation and researching the next steps in the […]

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Meet IVAM Microtechnology Network – March’s Featured Corporate Member

IVAM Microtechnology Network, a company based in Dortmund, Germany, is an international association with members in the fields of microtechnology, nanotechnology, advanced materials, MEMS and photonics. IVAM supports companies by pushing their clients’ innovative technologies and products to the forefront of the international marketplace with the goal of securing competitive advantages abroad. The association does […]

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Meet Glowforge™ – February’s Featured Corporate Member

Glowforge is a 3D laser printer that can create amazing things from various materials at the push of a button. In 2014, Glowforge was founded in Seattle, Washington with the goal of making CNC laser cutter/engravers cheaper, more capable and easier to use through a low-cost desktop unit that comes equipped with cameras, accelerometers and […]

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