SPI Lasers UK Ltd. has been a wholly-owned subsidiary of the TRUMPF Group since 2008Click image to enlargeTRUMPF Group has announced that its TRUMPF Laser- und Systemtechnik GmbH division will combine the business operations of SPI Lasers UK Ltd. to bring advantages in industrial applications via both disk and fiber technology and enhance customer service offerings.

As of the 1st July SPI Lasers products will be available through TRUMPF sales channels. SPI Lasers UK Ltd. has been a wholly-owned subsidiary of the TRUMPF Group since 2008, quickly established itself as an expert in the field of fiber laser design and manufacture. 

With fiber lasers becoming important laser sources for material processing, both companies agree that joining forces and integrating SPI Lasers into TRUMPF is a sensible move for both companies and, more importantly one that will be extremely beneficial for our customers.

This value-enhancing step ensures that SPI customers will benefit not just from high quality fiber laser products but also first-class standards of customer service. In addition, both companies are expecting synergy effects and an improved cost structure.

TRUMPF says "the relevant steps" are expected to be completed by the third quarter of 2020.

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