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2020 December OIDA Technology Showcase

01 - 03 December, 2020
In-person Event - Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC -05:00)


Precision Sources

Flexible Micromachining Lasers

  • General description of the technology: TruMicro 2030
  • Understanding when is an ultrafast laser the right tool
  • Advantages/Drawbacks compared to current ultrafast lasers
  • Applications examples:
    • Ablation processes, including cutting and drilling
    • Marking capabilities with a flexible pulse duration
    • Glass modification for cutting and welding



Heather George, PhD, TruMicro Product Manager, TRUMPF

Heather George is an optical engineer and received her doctorate from the University of Michigan. She worked with ultrafast lasers during graduate school and now applies those concepts to understanding how short pulsed lasers are the solution to interesting industrial applications.




Company Profile

TRUMPF Inc. is a leading manufacturer of laser technology for industrial applications in North America. Founded in 1969 in Farmington, CT, the company is the largest subsidiary of the TRUMPF Group. With more than 1,000 employees in region, TRUMPF Inc. serves the U.S., Canadian and Mexican markets.

Our mission is to further develop and digitally connect production technology, to make it even more efficient, precise, and future-proof. In doing so, we want to make manufacturing and its upstream and downstream processes more efficient. This is how we build the industrial world of tomorrow. We are market and technology leaders in lasers for industrial manufacturing, and work with our innovations in almost every sector. Our software solutions pave the way to the Smart Factory, allowing us to implement high-tech processes in industrial electronics.

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