Global technology and manufacturing company Emerson will be hosting a ‘lunch-and-learn’ event to demonstrate the latest in Branson Plastic welding technology. Read more

North America

New production processes using cyclic assembly, at LPKF have had a positive effect on the company’s clients and efficiency. Read more


According to LPKF laser plastic welding offers three main advantages: it is economical, it delivers assured quality and it opens up novel product layouts Read more


A new high-speed servo welder targets small diameter medical parts. Read more


Forward thinking: 10,000sq ft expansion positions Forward Technology for growth Read more


Interview with Mike Munnings, president of US plastics welding firm Trinetics’, by Dan Sutter, Florida Manufacturing Extension Partnership Lean Practitioner and Six Sigma Black Belt Read more


LPKF Microfluidics

Source: LPKF.

Laser welding has established itself as a technology of choice for creating precise joins in plastic components. LPKF's PrecisionWeld technology is said to be able to create weld seams with a thickness of just 100 µm. Read more


Genesis Medical Facility.

Source: Genesis.

Genesis Plastics Welding has added a new class 7 cleanroom at its facility near Indianapolis, Indiana. The investment brings the total number of class 7 clean rooms to three. Read more


O’Sullivan Films is producing calendered films from Teknor Apex’s Medalist MD-500 elastomers. Working with Genesis Welding, the three companies believe their products have performance advantages over PVC while saving weight and cost. Read more


Fibre Lasers

Credit: Eastman and IPG Photonics.

Despite having been invented over 50 years ago, lasers are often perceived as an exotic energy source and difficult for laymen to understand. In this article we look at innovations in laser welding including submicron positioning and fibre lasers. Read more