LME 2014 Ask the Expert

Need a quick answer about what types of lasers will be the best fit for a particular application? Do you want guidance on what components you need to build the most efficient production system? LME’s Ask the Expert booth, right on the exhibit floor, is the place to go for help. A rotating cast of […]

LME 2014 Free Admission

Make sure LME is listed on your event calendar and share discount code DIRECTEDLIGHT with your customers for free admission to LME!! Directed Light’s unique free registration link is: http://www.lia.org/lme/DIRECTEDLIGHT  

Neil Ball on ALAW Detriot

Laser Applications are alive and thriving in the Automotive Industry. The diversity of opportunities both macro & micro are abundant.  Several fascinating presentation on Additive Manufacturing, Metal Deposition, & Heat Treating show that these technologies are set for strong growth over the next decade. Insightful keynote addresses by Bernard Swiecki, CAR – Center for Automotive […]

SME’s Industrial Laser Community Takes Its Show on the Road

WHEELING, Ill., September 10, 2013 — In September 2013, SME’s Industrial Laser Community decided to do something a little different when community advisors Elizabeth Kautzmann, program manager, laser /fabrication, FANUC America, and Neil Ball, president, Directed Light Inc. gave a presentation promoting laser technology to students at Wheeling High School in Wheeling, Ill. Wheeling High School was chosen […]

Congressman Mr. Mike Honda visits Directed Light Inc

Mr. Mike Honda is the United States Representative for the 17th Congressional District in California which includes Silicon Valley. Directed Light welcomed him per the invitation of the Optical Society of America of which Directed Light is a member. He met with the President Mr. Neil Ball, General Manager Mr. Mark Hardyck, and some of the highly trained […]

Medical Device Manufacturing: Contract Manufacturing or In-House Laser Tool?

This event was originally broadcast on July 25, 2013 To access the presentation, please click on the link below: Lasers are being used in the manufacturing of many of today’s disposable medical devices. In the US, approximately 50% of the laser work is done by subcontractors, usually small- to medium-sized companies specializing in laser work […]

Medical Device Manufacturing

January 1, 2012 For Immediate Release: San Jose, CA – Directed Light Inc. has greatly expanded their medical device contract manufacturing operations through their Advanced Technology Job Shop. As more medical device manufacturers outsource production engineering and R&D prototyping; and as parts become smaller and more intricate, laser materials processing has become a critical path […]

Capabilities for laser glove box welding & hermetic sealing

December 15, 2011 For Immediate Release: San Jose, CA Directed Light Inc. announces capabilities for laser glove box welding & hermetic sealing. Also known as inert environment welding, laser glove box welding is a specialized process required for many applications and industries. The inert glove box environment is used for welding and sealing materials such […]