Murata debuts hybrid fiber machine

Murata Machinery USA Inc. offers the LS3015HL advanced hybrid fiber laser. The combination machine leverages high-speed precision of fiber laser cutting and accurate punch press technology. It features an integrated flying optics system for fiber laser cutting and upper and lower servo drives for forming, going from raw material to completed products in fewer steps.… Continued

Global Shop Solutions names CTO

Global Shop Solutions named John Davis chief technology officer. Davis joined the company in 2004, and has served the company in many capacities including analyst, programmer and manager. His programming, networking and all-around technical knowledge has played a critical role in shaping the company’s ERP software product. “John has been instrumental in leading Global Shop… Continued

Cincinnati Inc. introduces fiber laser

Cincinnati Inc. introduced the CLi, a high-quality fiber laser with a compact footprint and compact price. According to the company, it’s a fiber laser with full capabilities, warranties and productivity for the price of a used CO2 laser. The machine features user friendliness and easy operability with the HMI control and dual screen, Windows-based interface.… Continued

MC Machinery announces personnel changes

Aaron Neefe was promoted to laser and press brakes applications engineer at MC Machinery Systems Inc.’s Southeast Technology Center in Concord, N.C. Neefe has been a press brake, automatic tool changer and field service technician at the Elk Grove Village, Ill., headquarters since early 2019. Also, Gene Deych joined MC Machinery as a regional sales representative for lasers,… Continued

Tube laser cutter from Bystronic

Bystronic Inc.’s ByTube Star 130 laser cutting system covers a range of applications for materials from 10 mm to 130 mm and raw material lengths of up to 8.5 m. The automated system has a loading capacity of up to 17 kg/m. Available in 2 kW or 3 kW, the fiber laser unit of the… Continued

Bystronic officially opens new facility

Bystronic Inc. officially opened its new facility in Hoffman Estates, Ill., in October. The new facility is the headquarters for the Bystronic Americas region. It serves as the hub for U.S. business operations including sales, service, training, spare parts, assembly of new machines and refurbishing of used machinery. Bystronic employs more than 200 employees in… Continued

Trumpf announces major personnel changes

Trumpf Inc. named Christine Benz head of TruServices and Smart Services. Benz joined the company in 2003 in the laser development department. In her new role, she will provide technical knowledge and management expertise to further develop proactive aftersales technology and solution oriented services for North American customers. Also, Heidi-Melanie Maier was named national service… Continued

Trumpf introduces beveling solution

Trumpf Inc. unveiled its EdgeLine Bevel solution. Compatible with the company’s standard laser cutting machines, the technology allows users to create beveled edges while cutting out the contours of each part. The technology can also be used to create bevels on a part’s inner contours, which are impossible for manual angle grinders to access. As… Continued

IPG Photonics’ founder passes

IPG Photonics announced the passing of Dr. Valentin P. Gapontsev, founder, chairman and former CEO. Gapontsev was IPG’s chairman since the company’s founding and its CEO until April 2021. “Valentin’s passing is a tremendous loss for the IPG community and the larger photonics world,” said Dr. Eugene Scherbakov, CEO. “Valentin’s technical innovations, strategic vision for… Continued

United Precision appoints fabrication machinery manager

United Precision Services Inc. announced John Prevish joined the company as national sales manager. Prevish will manage the newly formed Fabrication Machinery Division. The business unit was created to provide machinery sales, assembly, installation, training and service to support the company’s expansion into the fabrication equipment market. A 25-year manufacturing industry veteran, Prevish has progressed through a variety… Continued

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