The Smart Factory – Laser manufacturer engineers hardware and software to give fabricators custom building blocks
When George Lucas wrote “Star Wars” in 1977, the technology he needed to bring his intergalactic universe to life didn’t exist. The enterprising entrepreneur established Industrial Light & Magic where he pioneered a new direction for computer animation and digital effects. Nearly 40 years later in an industry far, far away, cyber technology is also trans- forming the face of manufacturing and giving rise to the smart factory. One resourceful company has built its business on anticipating the future by equipping customers with laser solutions not readily available on the market.