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LPKF is one of the leading global suppliers of laser welding systems for plastics. This product area has been growing rapidly for a number of years. Revenue growth was hindered recently due to capacity bottlenecks at the location of Erlangen.This week the board of directors of the LPKF Group sealed the planned move to a new production and office building by signing a purchase contract. At around 10,000 m² the new premises in Fürth is more than twice as big as the previous location and offers further potential for expansion.
Laser Services Inc., (www.laserservicesusa.com), an ISO and AS9100 registered laser job shop, has announced the creation of the world’s first super hero who packs a laser in the tip of his finger to be ready at a moment’s notice to cut, drill, or weld his way out of any situation.
Laser Services Inc. announces the promotion of three of its employees as a direct result of receiving a Workforce Training Grant in 2012. They were awarded the training grant last April to train employees in Lean Manufacturing and other advanced manufacturing techniques. As a result of this training, Laser Services has significantly improved a number of processes including scheduling, planning, tooling, and production.
LPKF has announced its newest instructional webinar, 3D Circuitry on Thermoplastics: Creating Molded Interconnect Devices with Laser Direct Structuring. This original presentation will be broadcast live on Thursday, April 18 at 11:00 am PDT (2:00 EDT).
Rache Corp. has developed a proprietary laser cutting process that can cut virtually all thin, ferrous metal and non-ferrous metal foils that range between .0005” to .060” thickness (.005 to .040 inches for aluminum, brass, and copper).
LPKF Laser & Electronics has announced it will exhibit at the 2013 Electronics New England Exposition, which takes place April 10-11 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, MA. From booth 1019, LPKF will highlight its line of in-house rapid PCB prototyping equipment by creating boards with its best-selling PCB milling machine, the ProtoMat S63.
MicroConnex, a rapidly growing flex circuit fabricator in the Seattle area who has a reputation for producing some of the world’s best complex- fine-line/fine-pitch designs, announced the purchase, installation, and deployment of an Orbotech Paragon 9800m Laser Direct Imaging system — aka the LDI.
LPKF Laser & Electronics has announced it will exhibit at the 2013 DesignCon Expo, which takes place January 29-30 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif. From booth 870, LPKF will highlight its line of rapid PCB prototyping equipment by demonstrating its best-selling PCB milling machine, the ProtoMat S63.
LPKF Laser & Electronics (www.lpkfusa.com), a printed circuit board technology and microelectronics company, has announced that they will be offering a free webinar on “Maximizing R&D Efficiency with In-house PCB Prototyping: Insights for RF and Microwave Executives,” presented by president of LPKF North America, Stephan Schmidt, and market development representative, Shane Stafford.
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