LAM 2014: Record attendance and additive manufacturing news that resonates

Two weeks ago today, the sixth-annual Laser Additive Manufacturing Workshop opened in Houston with a riveting keynote by GE Aviation’s Todd Rockstroh. Setting an attendance record, LAM 2014 closed the […]

LIA Releases Revised ANSI Z136.1 Standard to Promote Safer Facilities

Updated for the first time in the last seven years, the new American National Standard for Safe Use of Lasers will be available through the Laser Institute of America, secretariat […]

LASER U – Practical Online Training for All Laser Users

Raising the bar yet again with its online course offerings, the Laser Institute of America has developed Laser U — an easy way for laser professionals of all levels of experience […]

LAM 2014 to Present the Latest Advances in Manufacturing Efficiency & Profitability

By Geoff Giordano A quick glance at the laser-industry headlines on any given day is sure to provide a mention of at least one development in the realm of laser […]

Meet LIA’s New President & Board of Directors

LIA’s 2014 President Yongfeng Lu graduated from Tsinghua University of Beijing, China, in 1984 with a degree in electrical engineering. Dr. Lu went on to receive his M.Sc. from Osaka […]

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Newly Revised ANSI Z136.1: A Vital Standard for Laser Safety Success

By Geoff Giordano New maximum permissible exposure limits (MPEs), new definitions and newly rewritten sections are among the main highlights of the just-revised parent standard for laser safety, the ANSI […]

ICALEO 2013 Offers Up Achievable New Horizons for the Laser Industry

By Geoff Giordano Much like the laser-assisted femto photography that has allowed MIT researchers to see around corners, the 32nd International Congress on Applications of Lasers & Electro-Optics (ICALEO®) illuminated […]

Ensure a Laser-Safe Environment with LIA’s Web-Based EVALUATOR

ORLANDO, FL, Dec. 12, 2013 — Are you an overworked Laser Safety Officer (LSO) in a high-pressure commercial or research facility? Need to make vital hazard-analysis calculations on the fly? Look […]

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Peter Baker: 25 Years Keeping LIA at the Forefront of Laser Safety & Applications

By Geoff Giordano When a roomful of past presidents, board members and faithful staffers gathered at Miami’s Hyatt® Regency recently to honor Peter Baker’s 25th year as executive director of […]

By |December 11th, 2013|LIA News|0 Comments|

Pre-Order the Revised Z136.1 Parent Laser Safety Standard Today & Save!

ORLANDO, FL, Dec. 10, 2013 — The long-awaited update of the Z136.1 parent standard for laser safety — packed with vital revisions — is in the final stages of approval […]


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