The Innovation Award Laser Technology 2018, initiated by the associations Arbeitskreis Lasertechnik e.V. and the European Laser Institute ELI, has been conferred to Dr. Axel Luft, Sales Manager Global Automotive at Laserline GmbH on 2nd May 2018 in Aachen´s town hall. Dr. Axel Luft and his team have got the first place in the open prize competition with the innovation Multi Spot Modules to Improve Joining Processes due to Tailored Spot Geometries. The jury composed by eight international experts has selected 3 outstanding finalists among the various submitted applications. In the historical ambience of the “Coronation Hall” around 370 guests attended the awarding ceremony.
Dr. Axel Luft, Laserline GmbH, Mülheim-Kärlich, Germany (Team representative)
Dipl.-Ing. Thorge Hammer, Volkswagen AG, Wolfsburg, Germany
Dipl.-Phys. /EWE Meinulf Hinz, Volkswagen AG, Wolfsburg, Germany
Dr. Markus Baumann, Laserline GmbH, Mülheim-Kärlich, Germany
Dr. Florian Albert, Scansonic MI GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Dipl.-Ing. Andreas van Hove, Scansonic IPT GmbH, Berlin, Germany