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Times are Changing. Who’s Navigating?

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May
2016
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It’s been stated that, “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” Change is inevitable, and sometimes, change can be downright spectacular. Just look at the hottest startups over the last...

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We Follow the Trends – You Reap the Benefits

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Apr
2016
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It’s an excellent time to be in manufacturing. Just when you thought that technological breakthroughs couldn’t get any better – bam – something far superior comes along. Growth consultants, Frost & Sullivan, recently released the Top 50 Emerging Technologies that are expected to “pack...

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Stamping versus Laser Cutting & Forming: A Case Study

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Feb
2016

Stamping jobs are most cost-effective when a high volume of parts is guaranteed. In many cases, parts are qualified for this type of manufacturing—but not always. Despite this, stamping often produces the best economic results for a manufacturer. Consequently, the following case study is...

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The Secret is to Never Settle

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Jan
2016
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It’s always been our strategy to provide several manufacturing services under one roof, for there’s no better way to meet the complete product needs of our customers. Laser 1 Technologies offers core services that range from laser cutting and stamping, to precision machining and...

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Foreign Investments – Friend or Foe

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Dec
2015
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I’ve been mulling over this issue for a while now. Since 2011, the Obama administration has made a concerted effort to attract foreign investors to the United States. Three decades ago, it worked well in this country with Japanese investments. Japanese firms employ over...

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3D Printing – From Hype to Game Changer

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Oct
2015
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In December 2014, U.S. News and World Report informed its followers that one of the fifteen sectors to watch in 2015 included growth in 3D printing. The forecast – a “skyrocketing number of companies” would “provide additive manufacturing as their primary service to other...

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The Reshoring Initiative Builds Momentum

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Aug
2015
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The Star Tribune recently ran an article, entitled “Reshoring Trend Picks Up in Minnesota.” The article noted that due to the increased labor and ocean-freight costs, companies were choosing to reshore, and bring back manufacturing work to the United States. Sue Helper, chief economist...

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

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Jul
2015
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According to recent projections, The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement is projected to reduce the rate of reshoring and manufacturing jobs being brought back to the U.S. Combined with the high U.S. dollar, the impact is likely to be severe. What a dismal projection. Who can...

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The Cost of Counterfeits

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Feb
2015
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From local small-scale operations to full-blown global enterprises, counterfeiting activities have become a significant threat to supply chains. Intellectual property theft is a growing problem. Much of the theft takes place in other countries – where there’s a lack of strict laws and enforcement...

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Laser 1 Technologies – Staff Update

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Jan
2015
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We have some exciting, yet sad news to share with you. Leslie Davis, our General Sales Manager has moved to Texas and is no longer with Laser 1 Technologies. She will be dearly missed, but it is an amazing opportunity for her and her...

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