Weekly Lasers Wrap Up – Week of January 30, 2017

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The Laser Institute of America LasersToday.com Weekly Wrap-Up aggregates industry news, conference updates, and LIA happenings. Here is the latest:

Laser Industry News

LPW Technology recently acquired a TRUMPF TruPrint 1000, which could lead to unprecedented

Roboze One – Image courtesy Engineering.com & Roboze.

levels of additive manufacturing research. Learn about LPW’s research initiatives, what the sets theTRUMPF TruPrint series apart, and the positive impact this may have on medical additive manufacturing applications, here.

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have released a “roadmap,” detailing the desired capabilities, foreseeable challenges, and areas for development in polymer-based manufacturing. The roadmap is a result of a NIST workshop, held last summer, where industry leaders and researchers were brought together to develop a comprehensive plan for the future of polymer-based additive manufacturing. Find out more here.

GE recently added a Roboze One + 400 to its Global Research Center. The Roboze One is one of the few printers capable of 3D printing with polyetherimide (PEI) and poly ether ketone (PEEK). Check out the new system here.

LIA Updates & Conference News 

This week, LIA was in attendance at Photonics West. Visit the Laser Institute of America Twitter page @LaserInstitute, for updates and photos from the event. The Laser Additive Manufacturing

Sponsors/Vendors: Join us for ICALEO 2017

Workshop (LAM®)  is just over two weeks away! Plan your visit ahead of time by viewing the official LAM program, featuring the planned sessions and presentations for this year’s event. Find it here.


Attending LAM? Keep us updated using #LAM2017 on your updates and photos from the event! Be sure to check out our esteemed and exciting sponsors and vendors for LAM 2017. Do not forget to pay them a visit at the event. For a complete list, please visit our 2017 Sponsors and Vendors page.Time is running out to register for LAM 2017! Don’t miss your chance to hear presentations from industry leaders, top researchers, and more related to the growing world of additive manufacturing. LAM® 2017 takes place February 21-22, 2017, in Houston, Texas. For more information, and to register, please visit: https://www.lia.org/conferences/lam/welcome

Sponsor and Vendor programs for ICALEO 2017 are now available. Do not delay!  Pricing increases start April 6, 2017. For details, please visit: https://www.lia.org/conferences/icaleo/sponsors_and_vendors

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