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Renishaw has purchased the business assets of LBC Laser Bearbeitungs Center GmbH of Kornwestheim, Germany. The new business, LBC Engineering, will be comprised of former employees of LBC Laser Bearbeitungs and will be fully integrated within Renishaw GmbH at its offices in Pliezhausen.
LBC Laser Bearbeitungs Center GmbH was established in 2002 as a service provider for laser inscription and 3D laser engraving. It has mainly focused on the additive manufacture of conformally cooled mold tools and tool inserts for injection molding and die-casting applications.
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