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Folding Carton Manufacturing

Innovative laser converting technology is ideally suited for the production of folding cartons. Add flexibility and efficiency to your manufacturing workflow with a digital solution which streamlines folding carton manufacturing. Reduce lead times, eliminate costly tooling, and reach new market opportunities with digital laser processing.


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Your process… our laser solution

Move past traditional die cutting and advance to a more flexible, digital solution with laser cutting machines from LasX Industries that move as fast as today’s manufacturing environment. Our laser cutting systems eliminate mechanical tooling by using patented LaserSharp® digital converting technology to accurately cut, score, perforate, etch, or ablate your components at high production speeds.

Laser Cutting for Commercial Print
and Graphic Arts Applications

Laser cutting systems and services from LasX enhance everyday printed pieces, elevating them to new levels. From eye-catching greeting cards, promotional materials and business cards, to decorative packaging, labels, retail signage and folding cartons, laser finishing adds value and dimension to graphic arts pieces with precision unmatched by conventional die cutting methods.

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Laser Converting Experts for Easy-Open,
Breathable, and Microwavable Flexible Packaging

Fast, clean, high speed laser scoring and perforating systems add easy open, breathable, and microwavable features to a wide range of flexible packaging applications. Benefit from a non-contact, low maintenance processing method that increases productivity and decreases costs with instant changeover and no job setup.

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Laser Cutting Services for
Your Stencil and Craft Needs

Let our StencilSharp® division help you manufacture high quality plastic stencils. Laser cutting makes it possible to create stencils with smooth, contoured arc segments and lines without the jagged edges often evident in stencils created by mechanical methods. Eliminate design constraints with the ability to achieve intricate, complex patterns that die cutting can’t match.

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Precision Laser Processing for
Electronic and Industrial Applications

From flexible circuits and graphic overlays to adhesive tapes and abrasives, laser processing is the ideal production solution for electronic and industrial components - even difficult to convert materials and complex geometries are not a challenge. Eliminate expensive tooling, maintenance downtime, and delays for design changes by making the switch to digital laser converting.

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End-to-End Manufacturing Solutions
for Precision Medical Devices

Laser processing is ideal for creating intricate, high tolerance features in microfluidic platforms, biosensors, and in vitro diagnostics. Send products to market faster using a digital solution that eliminates hard tooling, making design revisions simple and fast. LasX is experienced in providing systems and services to facilitate each stage from prototype development to high volume production.

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LasX Names Thomas Daul Manager of MicroMed Solutions

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With over 15 years of experience at LasX, Mr. Daul’s extensive background in medical device manufacturing and laser converting will benefit customers as they develop manufacturing solutions for their products.


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LasX Featured in Label & Narrow Web

Laser Cutting Equipment

Find our LaserSharp® technology included in Label & Narrow Web's Nov./Dec. feature “Digital Finishing” which illustrates how machinery manufacturers have successfully kept pace with the latest in digital printing innovations.


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A holiday card they’ll actually want to keep.

Laser Cut Holiday Card

Don't have time to design your own holiday card? We're making it easy this year by offering a pre-designed ornament card that can be customized with your unique laser cut greeting. These three-dimensional cards make a great keepsake that will last all season long.


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LasX Featured in InsideFinishing

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Flip to page 36 in the latest issue of InsideFinishing, published by the Foil & Specialty Effects Association, for our contributed feature “Q & A: Decorative Laser Cutting for the Trade.”


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New Video: Die-Less Label Converting


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Eliminate expensive tooling charges and the maintenance costs associated with metal dies. Switch to precision non-contact laser finishing for a more flexible label production solution.


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Introducing Cartons in Minutes™


Cartons in Minutes Video

Revolutionizing the way your packaging needs are met.


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New Video: Laser Cutting Application Series | Spotlight on: Greeting Cards


Laser Cutting Greeting Cards Video

Take ordinary greeting cards to exciting new levels with creative, intricate laser cut details.


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Flexible Packaging & Labels Made Easy


Packaging & Labels Video

Offer your customers the in-demand consumer convenience features they're looking for.


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LasX and Surnetics sign Memorandum of Understanding for developing IVD and other microfluidic products


LasX and Surnetics 2013

Partnership to combine with LasX’s precision microfluidic manufacturing technology with Surnetics’ coating capabilities.


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New Video: Process It All With LaserSharp® Equipment


Process It All Video

Cut, kiss cut, perforate, score and etch: Do it all with high-speed LaserSharp® laser converting equipment.


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LasX Honored for Best Use of Laser Cutting at the 20th Annual FSEA Gold Leaf Awards


FSEA Awards 2013

For the fourth consecutive year, LasX is proud to receive an honor at the Annual Gold Leaf Awards Competition, sponsored by the Foil & Specialty Effects Association.


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The Easy-Open Pouch: Innovations and Emerging Technologies for Market Growth


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This free, one-hour webinar on May 22 offers fresh concepts and ideas on the development of easy-open pouches. General Manager of LaserSharp FlexPak Services, JC Tinoco, is among the panel of industry experts at not-to-be-missed packaging event.


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Cartons in Minutes


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The flexibility to respond to market conditions without cost penalties is the key to delivering consumer-driven products in the folding carton industry. This article, contributed by LasX Sales Director Mark Philion, from the May/June edition of Folding Carton Industry Magazine discusses the digital revolution in carton manufacturing.


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New post on the Laser Cutting Blog


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Design Inspiration: Natural Elements


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Design Inspiration: Wedding Invitation Suites


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Laser Processing in Functional Electronics


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Learn how lasers simplify the finishing of complex and demanding industrial applications in this month's featured story in Industrial + Specialty Printing, contributed by Dean Laird, manager of LasX's Precision Converting Services Division.


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LaserSharp® Technology Featured in Screen Printing Magazine


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The article “Making the Cut,” published in the Feb./March edition of Screen Printing magazine, provides an overview of digital flatbed and laser cutting systems, highlighting available options on the market today.


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Design Inspiration: 7 Creative Ways to Use Laser Cutting for Valentine's Day


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The Latest at LasX: New ISO 13485:2003 Certification


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Laser Cut Snowflake Card

Design Inspiration: ‘Tis the Season!


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Laser Cut Stencil

Laser Cutting 101: The Basics of Laser Cut Stencils


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Join Us for Lunch at Our Fall Open House on Nov. 14


Aztech Converting, Colordyne and LasX Equipment

Together with AzTech Converting and Colordyne Technologies, LasX would like to invite you to a special Fall Open House at their Laser Modules Facility. Join us for lunch and watch live demonstrations of the CDT-1600 Laser Pro, which has been featured this fall at Label Expo and Graph Expo. Email event-news@lasx.com with questions or to register.


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LasX and Totani Introduce Integrated Laser Scoring and Pouching Solutions


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LasX Industries and Totani America have developed new equipment solutions which deliver inline laser scoring and pouching capabilities to package converters seeking to increase production efficiency and versatility.


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LasX Industries, Inc. and Brandtjen & Kluge Announce New Strategic Alliance at GRAPH EXPO 2012


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LasX Industries and Brandtjen & Kluge will co-market an On Demand Laser Cutting and Converting Solution for folding cartons and other folded and glued products. The integration of Kluge converting equipment with LasX LaserSharp® technology provides a world class solution for the near digital production of folding cartons.


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New post from the Laser Cutting Blog


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Event Update: Laser Processing Demos at GRAPH EXPO 2012


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Colordyne Technologies, AzTech Converting, and LasX Industries Present Laser Die Cutting and Printing System at Label Expo


Digitally Produced Labels

The robust CDT-1600 PC high resolution digital printing system by AzTech combines the unequalled print resolution and speed of Colordyne's CDT-1600 PC print engine with LasX Industries' high-speed laser die cutting system to make the industry's fastest and most affordable integrated printing and converting system on the market today.


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Laser Cut Wedding Invitation

Design Inspiration: Little Details for the Big Day


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Suds Laser Cut Box

Add Value with innovative Packaging


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Bronze Leaf Award

FSEA Bronze Leaf Award Winner: Less is More


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Contract Laser Ablation for High Performance Electronic Components


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The Precision Converting Services group now offers accurate laser ablation services utilizing LaserSharp® digital converting technology. This dry, non-contact process removes conductive coatings and metal foils without causing damage to the carrier substrate, while eliminating the masks and hazardous byproducts associated with chemical etching.


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Q&A on Laser Cutting

The February/March issue of Inside Finishing, published by the Foil and Specialty Effects Association (FSEA), features a Question & Answer piece on laser cutting for graphic arts/print applications. From factors to consider when designing for laser cutting, to applications for laser equipment, LasX fills in industry professionals on the fundamentals behind this creative finishing technique.


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Dean Laird LasX Names Dean Laird Head of Precision Converting Services

LasX is proud to announce the addition of the Precision Converting Services group, to better serve the electronic and industrial markets. With over 22 years of experience in converting, eight of which as Production Manager at LasX, Dean Laird will head the new service group.


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LasX featured in DPS Magazine

The feature article, "Making The Cut" in the December issue of Digital Publishing Solutions magazine takes a look at a variety of cutting solutions for digital print providers. LasX weighs in on laser cutting, illustrating suitable applications for this high quality digital finishing method.

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Names LasX to Fast 50 List
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For the second consecutive year, LasX has been named one of the fastest-growing private companies in Minnesota. With a three-year 79% growth rate, LasX landed at #25 on this influential list of successful private companies.


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We sat down with Margie Dana of Print Buyers International to talk about innovative laser die cutting as a versatile finishing technique. Add finesse to printed designs, from marketing campaigns and specialty packaging to event invitations and holiday greeting cards.


Laser Die Cutting – for that “Wow” Factor




LasX Industries Named to Prestigious Inc. 5000 List


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LasX was ranked number 2,566 on Inc. magazine’s fifth annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. A three-year sales growth rate of 91% places LasX on the list for the second consecutive year.


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Laser Levels Playing Field


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This feature story in the June issue of Paper, Film & Foil Converting discusses how a new generation of digital finishing equipment is poised to replace die cutting as a faster, more flexible solution for the production of folding cartons. LasX founder William Dinauer helps shed light on this cutting-edge technology and what it means for the folding carton industry.


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LasX Completes Facility Expansion


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LasX has completed a 10,000 square foot facility expansion to its White Bear Lake location in order to expand Research and Development activities. New office and production space will be used to further develop LaserSharp® controls features and LightGuide™ software.


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LasX Honored at Annual FSEA Gold
Leaf Awards

FSEA Gold Leaf Award

LasX received both silver and bronze awards in the laser cutting category of the FSEA & 18th annual Gold Leaf Awards. The prestigious awards honor creative and technically difficult works which creatively incorporate foil stamping, embossing, die cutting, or specialty effects. More than 200 entries were submitted by trade finishers and commercial printers from across the globe.


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LaserSharp® Technology Highlighted in Manufacturing Engineering


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The cover story & Lasers Enable Medical Manufacturing Innovation of the May 2011 edition of Manufacturing Engineering, produced by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, describes how laser digital converting is ideally suited for the creation of miniaturized features in reliable medical devices. LaserSharp® systems provide an accurate, high-speed production solution to the medical industry.


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