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Corporate History

Milestones

2012
• A fantastic year, including deliveries of laser welding system to airspace subcontractor, laser cutting system for truck components, and laser cutting system for person car components

2011
• We sign our all-time-highest order, to Volvo Aero (today GKN Aerospace) Delivery is finished in 2012.
• We upgrade a CO2-laser is, after 20 years of 2-shift welding, to a modern type, for one of our biggest customers.

2010
• Several new laser welding systems in line are delivered, as well as a laser cutting system for plastic person car components

2009
• The first profile welding system, with a fiber-guided laser beam, to an existing rollforming line, is delivered to Bendiro Profile Tech AB, an SME company in Falkenberg, Sweden.

2008
• Giant Laser station for Air Space Applications delivered to Volvo Aero Corporation

2007
• New process tools: New generation cutting tools, programmable twinspot unit

2006
• Partnership formed with the French company ARO
• First fiber laser based systems delivered

2004
• Fully automatic, high volume laser welding cell delivered to Alfa Laval

2003
• First laser welding cell delivered to China

2002
• Laser Systems installations at Volvo, Ford, Karmann, and VW
• Formation of the company Optoskand AB from the Fiber Optic Group
• The Permanova WTST seam tracking welding tool is released

2001
• The Permanova CT high performance cutting tool is released
• The MMI fiber generation is released

2000
• Start of the Process Tools Group
• Job shop activities form a new company, "Laser Nova", that is sold
• Management buy-out from Spectra Physics - SP sales representation sold
• High Power Fiber Optic beam delivery system No 2000 delivered

1997
• First delivery of roof welding station to Volvo

1995
• Spectra Physics aquires Permanova Lasersystem AB
• Sales representation of Spectra Physics products added

1992
• First delivery of a laser-robot-fiber station for cutting and welding

1989
• First industrially ready high power fiber optic generation: Rofin "M89", max 1kW in 600 µm diameter
• Merge of Permalux Lasersystem AB and Permanova AB

1988
• First delivery of laser-fiber-robot station for soldering electronic components

1987
• Start of Permanova AB by Radians Innova and Permascand
Activities: JobShop (fine mechanic), High Power Fiber Optics, Application Development

1985
• Start of Permalux Lasersystem AB by Radians Innova and Permascand
Activities: JobShop (fine mechanic), Consulting, Systems Integration

1983
• First patent on solution for high power laser beam in fiber optic cable

1979 
• First welding laser in Sweden at Permascand AB

1978
• Start of Radians Innova out of Chalmers University of Technology

 

 Permanova Lasersystem AB, Krokslätts Fabriker 30, SE-431 37 Mölndal, Sweden, Phone: +46 31 706 1980, Fax: +46 31 86 46 12, e-mail: info