LIA Marketing Director Jim Naugle Tours New TRUMPF Factory – Commentary

Leading up to the Laser Institute of America’s 50th Anniversary in 2018, I decided to visit longtime industry partners around the country to get a firsthand look at innovations within the laser industry. I was impressed with many of our allies; advancements in the additive manufacturing industry, significant leadership shifts and refreshing concepts seemed to […]

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LIA Presents Professor Reinhart Poprawe with Peter M. Baker Leadership Award

Laser Institute of America presented Professor Reinhart Poprawe, managing director of Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology (ILT), the Peter M. Baker Leadership Award during this year’s International Congress on Applications of Lasers & Electro-Optics (ICALEO®) in Atlanta, Georgia, Oct. 22-26. The award acknowledges individuals who demonstrate outstanding leadership in an organization while significantly benefiting the […]

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LIA Announces New Executive Director

Orlando, FL (October 23, 2017) – After almost three decades, the Laser Institute of America is making an enormous change by appointing Dr. Nathaniel Quick, founder of AppliCote Associates, LLC and former LIA President, as its new executive director. Quick will succeed Peter Baker, who retired in May of this year. “We are grateful for […]

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LIA Announces Conference Program Highlights for ICALEO 2017

Orlando, FL – September 28, 2017 – The Laser Institute of America (LIA) announces the technical program and conference highlights for the 36th annual International Congress on Applications of Lasers & Electro-Optics (ICALEO®). Industry visionaries, technical specialists, researchers, end users, and equipment manufacturers will convene at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia, to explore […]

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Meet Haas Laser Technologies Inc. – September’s Featured Corporate Member

Gilbert Haas founded Haas Laser Technologies Inc. in 1992. From its inception, he wanted the company to exemplify innovation, reliability and quality above all else. Additionally, he aimed at producing laser beam delivery components, which would define industry standards. “Our products include laser beam delivery components, laser beam diagnostic equipment and custom laser systems,” said […]

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