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Air Liquide and GNLaser inaugurate a laser innovation joint lab

Air Liquide and Wuhan GNLaser Equipment Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (GNLaser) inaugurate a laser innovation joint lab at Air Liquide Shanghai Innovation Campus. Through this lab, Air Liquide and GNLaser aim to develop new solutions to improve the efficiency and quality of laser cutting.

With this partnership, Air Liquide will leverage its technical expertise to seek breakthrough gas solutions to push the limits of carbon steel plate cutting, raise laser cutting speed and optimize gas consumption by testing on the latest models of laser equipment manufactured by GNLaser.

With over 100 years of experience in metal fabrication, Air Liquide provides premium gas solutions such as LASAL™ for laser cutting and welding, and a wide range of gas handling equipment, hardgoods and safety products.

Yin Feng, General Manager of GNLaser said: "We are very happy to establish a joint lab with Air Liquide. By leveraging the network of specialists of both sides, we will be able to create better laser solutions for the market and contribute to the high-quality industrial development in China."

Nicolas Poirot, Air Liquide China CEO commented: "Our partnership with GNLaser is a strong testimony to Air Liquide's open innovation approach. This laser lab is the latest addition to our Shanghai Innovation Campus and we believe that this will contribute to the metal fabrication industry in the country and enhance its global competitiveness."