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3D laser cutting and other technologies for bent or hydroformed tubes

Jul 31, 2020 11:55:00 AM

Advanced processes for tube manufacturing, the result of growing demand for increased productivity and above all, flexibility, has led to the creation of systems capable of performing complex and precision operations on pre- bent, hydroformed or shaped tubes. 3D laser cutting technology is playing an increasingly important role in this type of processes.

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How helping a friend turned into a pioneering business

Jul 21, 2020 9:30:00 AM

“I didn’t know anything about having my own company,” begins Cullen Raichart, Founder & CEO of GreenBroz, an emerging agricultural machine manufacturer. He continues, “I was a Chief Engineer at a Fortune 500 company and didn’t have real knowledge about building a company. I’ve always been an inventor, always someone who tinkered with stuff, and always could fix things.”

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LT8.10: the winning strategy of Optimal Metal Services

Jun 17, 2020 8:53:57 AM

Since its establishment 25 years ago in a garage in Kings Lynn, Norfolk in the UK, Optimal Metal Services has followed the relatively simple, yet effective, growth strategy of constantly adding value to the products offered to their customers mainly by continuously investing in new sheet processing machinery for punching, laser-cutting, bending, etc.

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The advantages of laser cutting on welded joint production

Jun 11, 2020 11:20:21 AM

The precision and technological features of laser cutting are opening new perspectives in the production of welded joints for the structural applications, making it possible to create complex geometry connections with greater accuracy and speed than in the past.

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LT14 and LT24, the new competitiveness of laser

Apr 26, 2020 11:31:22 AM

Innovating is not only an exercise of ingenuity aimed at increasing your profit margin. Today more than ever, it is a necessity because the world is changing and with it are the needs of customers and the technological solutions to satisfy them.

From the structural point of view, Lasertube systems are an integral part of this technological change and are actively contributing to the innovation process of many companies bringing about major benefits:

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Building with steel: the real benefits of today and tomorrow

Mar 30, 2020 12:42:24 PM

The use of steel for structural applications is extremely significant and is estimated to grow in the future for residential and non-residential buildings.

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Flexibility as a fundamental weapon against Covid-19

Mar 25, 2020 6:26:33 PM

The breakout of COVID-19 is causing major upheavals both in people's lives and in the manufacturing world. One of the main problems that even the most developed nations are facing is a shortage of personal protection equipment: masks, glasses, gowns, safety suits, fans, etc.

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Being innovative to stay always a step ahead of your competitors

Feb 17, 2020 3:35:53 PM

“You can’t solve a problem on the same level that it was created. You have to rise above it to the next level.” 

This well-known quote by Albert Einstein captures a key concept for anyone wanting to gain a firm footing on today's ever-changing and competitive market that can be summed up as:

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