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Laser Technology

Monday | 14 December, 2015 | 1:38 pm

First impressions

Industrial strength produces silken smooth goods

Thursday | 15 October, 2015 | 1:58 pm

A straight flush

Fabricator wins business, shrinks lead times with automated technology

Friday | 11 September, 2015 | 12:36 pm

Flame on

Fabricator stokes production fires for outdoor entertainment products with compass-driven laser and automated single-sheet delivery system

Thursday | 06 August, 2015 | 12:26 pm

Feeding football fans

Custom fabricator outfits Minnesota Vikings’ stadium kitchens

Thursday | 07 May, 2015 | 1:18 pm

Focusing fiber from afar

As fiber becomes cheaper, R&E Automated Systems keeps remote laser welding systems dialed in for automakers

Wednesday | 08 April, 2015 | 10:00 am

What lies beneath

A laser is only as accurate as the bed it sits upon

Friday | 13 March, 2015 | 10:41 am

Crash prevention

Programming power can prevent lasers from running into material, damaging the head

Tuesday | 20 January, 2015 | 2:49 pm

The jewel of sheet metal

Turning a failed shop into a lean venture

Wednesday | 10 December, 2014 | 2:39 pm

Bring it on

After a huge jump in fiber laser jobs, metal parts producer justifies a second Trumpf TruLaser

Tuesday | 14 October, 2014 | 10:46 am

Best of both worlds

With new Amada fiber and CO2 systems, a Minnesota fabricator speeds throughput for clients that build structures and make machinery

Monday | 08 September, 2014 | 1:06 pm

Beyond the legacy laser

A Salvagnini fiber laser with material handling gives contract fabricator an edge in cutting multiple metals

Monday | 04 August, 2014 | 10:47 am

Clean cut choice

Architectural metal maker eliminates shear work, boosts productivity and opens new markets with fiber laser

Monday | 19 May, 2014 | 9:10 am

Display of power

With an energy-smart laser, Bates Metal augments output of fabricated retail displays, helping clients secure sales

Wednesday | 19 March, 2014 | 10:37 am

Bring on the lasers

Adding two Platino lasers increases radiator manufacturer’s accuracy and product line

Friday | 24 January, 2014 | 2:44 pm

Farming in

Agricultural OEM brings work back in-house with laser cutter, backed by 3-D tube machines

Thursday | 19 December, 2013 | 11:33 am

Abundant opportunities

Adding a new solid-state laser cutter boosts job shop’s productivity as well as sales

Thursday | 24 October, 2013 | 12:51 pm

The path ahead

With only a few years on the scene, fiber lasers are earning their stripes

Tuesday | 17 September, 2013 | 9:18 am

An open & shut case

Combining a new laser cutter with an older material feeder boosts productivity and capacity without breaking the bank

Monday | 19 August, 2013 | 9:50 am

Spatter matters

How a simple, sophisticated add-on is boosting productivity and controlling costs

Friday | 21 June, 2013 | 8:28 am

Security unseen

With micromarking lasers and taggants, one company tailors bespoke QC solutions

Thursday | 16 May, 2013 | 10:00 am

Changing times

Evolution may still be open to debate, but in the world of metalworking, few would argue against the benefits of adaptation

Monday | 29 April, 2013 | 8:53 am

A teaching tool that’s also fun

Have needle-nose pliers, will demonstrate

Wednesday | 13 March, 2013 | 3:01 pm

Breaking the lean barrier

Two manufacturers slash delivery times for parts with Robinson Laser’s online suite

Thursday | 14 February, 2013 | 10:51 am

The cutting & punching edge

Integrated technology boosts productivity and keeps fabricator competitive

Tuesday | 22 January, 2013 | 11:43 am

Moving fabrication in-house, step by step

Commitment, a strong underlying work ethic and buying good equipment foster fabricator’s growth and success

Wednesday | 12 December, 2012 | 4:05 pm

Doubling up

Fabricator satisfies electrical enclosure standards and cuts costs with two lasers

Tuesday | 13 November, 2012 | 1:19 pm

Continuous operation

Fabricator anchors production process with CO2 laser

Monday | 22 October, 2012 | 11:11 am

Capable cutting

An engineering company brings metal fabrication in-house with the help of fiber laser technology

Company Profiles

AIR FILTRATION

IRONWORKERS

NESTING SOFTWARE

SERVICE CENTERS

Camfil APC - Equipment Trilogy Machinery Inc. Metamation Inc. Admiral Steel
Camfil APC - Replacement Filters

LASER TECHNOLOGY

PLASMA TECHNOLOGY

Alliance Steel
Donaldson Company Inc. AMADA AMERICA, INC. Messer Cutting Systems Inc.

SOFTWARE

BENDING/FOLDING

Mazak Optonics Corp.

PLATE

Enmark Systems Inc.
MetalForming Inc. MC Machinery Systems Inc. Peddinghaus Lantek Systems Inc.
RAS Systems LLC Murata Machinery, USA, Inc.

PLATE & ANGLE ROLLS

SecturaSOFT

BEVELING

TRUMPF Inc. Davi Inc. SigmaTEK Systems LLC
Steelmax Tools LLC

LINEAR POSITION SENSORS

Trilogy Machinery Inc. Striker Systems

COIL PROCESSING

MTS Sensors

PRESS BRAKE TOOLING

STAMPING/PRESSES

Bradbury Group

MATERIAL HANDLING

Mate Precision Tooling AIDA-America Corp.
Burghardt + Schmidt Group EMH Crane Rolleri USA Nidec Press & Automation
Butech Bliss Fehr Warehouse Solutions Inc.

PRESS BRAKES

STEEL

Red Bud Industries UFP Industrial AMADA AMERICA, INC. Alliance Steel
Tishken

MEASUREMENT & QUALITY CONTROL

Automec Inc.

TUBE & PIPE

CONVEYOR SYSTEMS

Advanced Gauging Technologies MC Machinery Systems Inc. BLM Group
Mayfran International

METAL FABRICATION MACHINERY

SafanDarley HGG Profiling Equipment Inc.

DEBURRING/FINISHING

Cincinnati Inc.

PUNCHING

Prudential Stainless & Alloys
ATI Industrial Automation LVD Strippit Hougen Manufacturing

WATERJET

Lissmac Corp. Scotchman Industries Inc.

SAWING

Barton International
Osborn Trilogy Machinery Inc. Behringer Saws Inc. Jet Edge Waterjet Systems
SuperMax Tools

METAL FORMING

Cosen Saws Omax Corp.
Timesavers FAGOR Arrasate USA Inc. DoALL Sawing

WELDING

HYDRAULIC PRESSES

MetalForming Inc. HE&M Saw American Weldquip
Beckwood Press Co.

MICROFINISHING TOOLS

Savage Saws Strong Hand Tools
Triform Titan Tool Supply Inc.

 

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