News and Events


Scansonic showcases new welding optics for hairpins in electric motors

24. Jun 2019

The LASER World of PHOTONICS 2019 is where Scansonic will be introducing its new RLW-S laser processing optics for laser welding the hairpins used in electric motors. This system's integrated optical sensor precisely detects contours and reliably controls even the most complex welding processes.

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New Scansonic optics for laser hardening

24. Jun 2019

Scansonic is showcasing its next generation of RLH-A laser hardening optics at the LASER World of PHOTONICS 2019. Featuring innovative control technology and variable spot geometry and size, the new optics are designed for high-end applications like those commonly used in the automotive industry.

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Reaching the smallest drill holes with a laser beam

24. Jun 2019

State-of-the-art laser hardening technologies play a key role in the quality and robustness of a workpiece. A new process developed by Scansonic MI enables distortion-free hardening of drill holes and inner surfaces.

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Florian Albert is the new Managing Director of Scansonic

26. Feb 2019

On 1 February 2019, Dr Florian Albert was appointed Managing Director of Scansonic MI GmbH, a member of B.I.G.. The graduated engineer had been Head of the Scansonic application lab before he succeeded Dieter Mack who had held the position of an interim managing director since April 2017.

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BMW and Scansonic: Innovation through partnership

30. Jan 2019

Bad Nauheim, Germany – International automotive engineers met again this year at the EALA 2019 (European Automotive Laser Applications) conference in Bad Nauheim to discuss new options for laser-based production in car body and automotive engineering.

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Laser welding optics from Scansonic makes automotive design dreams possible

29. Jan 2019

Chinese start-up Nio sets about shaking up the car market. The company produces only electrically powered vehicles. At the same time, the engineers are working intensively on autonomous driving.

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01. – 06. 02. 2020

SPIE Photonics West

SPIE Photonics West covers a wide range of topics: biomedical optics, biophotonics, industrial lasers, optoelectronics, microfabrication, MOEMS-MEMS, displays, and more.

San Francisco, CA, USA

11. – 12. 02. 2020

EALA 2020

EALA, Automotive Circle's international conference on progress in laser-based manufacturing technologies and laser application in automobile production.

Bad Nauheim

04. – 05. 03. 2020

Strategies in Car Body Engineering 2020

Only one thing is certain, that nothing is certain. Which is why "flexibility” and "agility” are currently among the most frequently used terms in the automotive industry. The number of vehicle variants, different drive systems and car body derivatives is still growing; at the same time, customer requirements can constantly be subject to change. In a situation like this, flexibility is key.

Bad Nauheim

21. – 23. 04. 2020

Joining in Car Body Engineering 2020

Flexibility and Efficiency - Seemingly contrary goals govern joining technology development in modern car body engineering!

Bad Nauen

28. – 30. 04. 2020

Cutting World

UNIQUE, INNOVATIVE AND SIMPLY CUTTING-EDGE CUTTING WORLD® is one of a kind: it is the only specialist trade fair that concentrates on the entire cutting process chain. After last year’s successful appearance, this year’s trade fair will once again draw in the crowds from the cutting technology industry, and will be held in parallel to the Deutsche Schneidkongress ® (German Cutting Technology Conference).


06. – 08. 05. 2020

AKL 20 - International Laser Technology Congress

A forum where users, manufacturers and developers can intensively exchange ideas on the current state and perspectives of laser technology.