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LVD offers technical events

LVD Co. introduces Insights 2020, a series of virtual and live technology events taking place through December. Six virtual technology sessions covering topics on fiber laser cutting, new automation possibilities, adaptive bending and bending automation are scheduled through December. LVD’s live technology days at the Experience (XP) Center in Belgium will provide 1.5 days of learning about the latest… Continued

Murata Machinery welcomes new hires

Murata Machinery USA Inc. appointed Christine Spiegel strategic marketing director. Spiegel has more than 25 years of marketing and brand positioning experience. She will oversee development of a strategy to unify branding across four business units, leading the company’s channel marketing, dealer, trade, digital, and social and website strategies. Jeff Holtzapple was named North American… Continued

Trumpf’s AI assistant for sorting

Trumpf offers the Sorting Guide to help sort sheet metal parts from a laser cutting machine. An AI solution identifies which part the operator has removed from the machine and displays all the required information on screen. It improves efficiency at the interface between the laser cutting machine and intralogistics, especially when dealing with sheets… Continued

Cincinnati Inc. partners with Multiax America

Cincinnati Inc. (CI) partnered with Multiax America, a custom designer of CNC machining centers. The partnership will allow each company to offer needed products in the additive manufacturing space. Multiax America now offers CI’s Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM) machine, and CI in turn now offers the Multiax line of 5-axis routers. The result is… Continued

Oxygen generator from Peak Gas Generation

Peak Gas Generation launched the i-Flow oxygen gas generator to add to its i-Flow range of nitrogen gas generators. Based on pressure swing adsorption technology, the generator utilizes a synthetic zeolite molecular sieve, producing industrial grade oxygen gas with up to 95 percent purity and maximum flow rate of 576 L per min. It is… Continued

Xometry offers instant quotes on DXF files

DXF files can now be quoted alongside nine other 3-D file formats in Xometry’s Instant Quoting Engine. Previously, users could attach DXF files to their sheet metal 3-D file for reference but could only get instant quotes through a 3-D CAD model. With the improved interface, users can upload DXF files as part files, get… Continued

SPI Lasers to rebrand under Trumpf banner

Trumpf announced business cooperation between Trumpf Laser-und Systemtechnik GmbH and SPI Lasers UK Ltd., both wholly owned subsidiaries of the Trumpf Group. Trumpf Laser-und Systemtechnik will combine the business operations of SPI Lasers UK Ltd. to bring advantages in industrial applications via disk and fiber technology and enhance customer service offerings. SPI Lasers products will… Continued

BEA Lasers releases laser diode modules

BEA Lasers introduced Flat Pack Laser (FPL) alignment modules. The module package includes the laser diode and its housing, a mounting base and a separate power supply. The 20-mm-high profile is good for mounting in size constrained applications.  The base is 30 mm square, and the laser housing is 18 mm by 18 mm; with… Continued

MC Machinery announces sales manager

MC Machinery Systems Inc. named Adam McCullough the new southeast regional sales manager for lasers, automation, press brakes and shears. McCullough’s two decades of experience began in manufacturing and engineering at his family’s job shop. For the past several years, he has held sales positions with laser manufacturers and CAD/CAM software companies. “Adam’s unique background complements his consultative approach to helping… Continued

Hypertherm releases nesting software update

Hypertherm Inc. released ProNest 2021, a major update of its CAD/CAM nesting software. New features include the CAD editor preference that allows users to set a default CAD program for edits to parts in the ProNest part list. The part report is quickly opened from the part list so users can add individual part reports with an image… Continued

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