Month: February 2021

GMTA represents Stiefelmayer lasers

German Machine Tools of America (GMTA) is representing Stiefelmayer’s line of laser machines in North America. Stiefelmayer offers lasers for various cutting applications, including motor laminations, plus laser hardening. The lasers are well adapted to cutting precision shapes in thin substrates, including mild steel, stainless, copper and brass. According to GMTA President Walter Friedrich, the line… Continued

Novarc names business development manager

Novarc Technologies Inc. announced David Harris joined the North American sales team as business development manager. Harris started his career in capital equipment sales roughly 18 years ago and has sold lasers, press brakes, pipe profiling equipment, coping lines and more. His experience over the years has taught him how important shop flow and safety… Continued

LVD changes Strippit name

Vector illustration with simplified map of North and South America continent. Blue low poly triangular silhouettes, white background

LVD announced the LVD North America trade name replaces the LVD Strippit brand and reflects alignment with the broader LVD Group organization. As the brand progressed over nearly a quarter of a century, Strippit LVD became LVD Strippit and has now evolved to LVD North America. The new name provides consistent brand recognition worldwide and… Continued

Lumentum acquires Coherent

Lumentum Holdings Inc. and Coherent Inc. entered into a definitive agreement under which Lumentum will acquire Coherent in a cash and stock transaction valued at $5.7 billion. The combination unites Coherent’s photonics and lasers businesses, including in the microelectronics, precision manufacturing, instrumentation, and aerospace and defense markets, with Lumentum’s telecom, datacom and 3-D sensing photonics… Continued

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