Speaker Biography

Industrial Lasers – Changing Today's Manufacturing Scene


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Speaker Biography

David A. Belorte, Editor-in-Chief, Industrial Laser Solutions
David A. Belforte is an internationally recognized advocate for laser material processing. As the Editor-in-Chief of Industrial Laser Solutions for Manufacturing, and through his consulting firm, Belforte Associates, he has a long and distinguished career in the field as a: researcher, process developer, manufacturer, publisher and author. He has lectured internationally in most of the industrially developed nations where he has been called the ‘Laser Pope’ in Germany, “Mr. Industrial Laser’ in Japan and the ‘Father of Laser Job-shops in China’. Additionally he was awarded the prestigious Schawlow medal for his contributions to the world-wide advancement of industrial laser materials processing.