Miyachi Unitek Sponsors Webcast on Laser Processing in the Medical Industry

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Seminar to cover the benefits of micro welding, marking and fine cutting

Miyachi Unitek Corporation, a leading manufacturer of welding equipment and laser processing systems, announces it will sponsor an online webcast on laser processing in the medical industry. The webcast will be hosted by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers’ Industrial Laser Community on September 10, 2010, at 12 PM EDT. Those wishing to participate should go to SME’s website to register.

The webcast will be presented by Dr. Geoff Shannon, Miyachi Unitek’s laser technology manager. Dr. Shannon specializes in the development of lasers and applications for existing and new markets. He has a BEng in Mechanical Engineering and PhD in Laser Welding Technology from the University of Liverpool. His 20 year career in laser technology has centered on laser and system applications research and development and new product development.

The webcast session will focus on the adaption of laser processing within the medical industry, providing an overview of laser technology and discussing how its unique capabilities help meet medical manufacturing challenges. It will cover key benefits and application examples of micro welding, marking and fine cutting.

“The medical industry employs a variety of laser processing techniques to produce cutting-edge equipment and systems,” said Dr. Shannon. “The webcast will provide illustrative examples of the benefits of laser processing, with the goal of showing manufacturing engineers how to best apply the technology to medical manufacturing.”

About Miyachi Unitek:
Miyachi Unitek is a leading manufacturer of equipment and systems for resistance welding, laser welding, laser marking, laser cutting, and hot bar reflow soldering and bonding. The company provides products to a wide range of markets, including the medical device, battery, electric vehicle, and solar industries, as well as the global electronics, automotive, and general industrial markets. Miyachi Unitek is an ISO9001 certified company. Contact Miyachi Unitek at its company headquarters, located at 1820 S Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016, by phone at (626) 303-5676, or by email at info (at) muc.miyachi (dot) com.


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