PRESS RELEASE (Aug 1, 2018)
One of the South’s most trusted manufacturing partners adds industry leading laser marking technology to their already impressive line-up
Birmingham, AL: Today, Kearney Machinery and Supply, a manufacturing solutions company based out of Birmingham, AL has announced that it will be teaming up with PHOTON ENERGY a leader in high laser marking technology based out of Ottensoos, Germany. Kearney and PHOTON ENERGY have entered into an exclusive relationship whereby Kearney will sell, service, and install PHOTON ENERGY’s impressive line of laser marking systems in the US, Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico.
“We are very happy to have teamed up with Kearney Machinery for the North America territories because of Kearney’s strong sales team and very experienced field service and application engineers. Close and individual relationships to customers is also PHOTON ENERGY’s key principle,” explains Dr. Hans Amler, CEO and founder of PHOTON ENERGY GmbH. Soon Kearney will have its own laser system installed at their facility in Birmingham, AL to do sample markings for US customers.
“PHOTON ENERGY stands out due to its novel PERMAblackmarking technology. PERMAblackis resistant to corrosion and passivation and is therefore the ideal way to apply fully UDI compliant markings to medical devices and tools made of stainless steel or other metal alloys. But the medical device industry is not the only customer since their very flexible laser machines can be used for many types of 2D and 2.5D laser processing applications. PHOTON ENERGY’s laser machines are a perfect complement to our large machine portfolio,” says John Kearney, Owner and CEO of Kearney Machinery and Supply, Inc. “We look forward to a relationship with PHOTON ENERGY that is similar to the relationships we have with our customers, one based on trust.”
About Kearney Machinery and Supply, Inc.: Kearney Machinery is a manufacturing solutions provider with a showroom and headquarters in Birmingham, AL. The company sells machine tools and accessories, provides machine tool service and maintenance, and delivers applications support to manufacturers located in TN, AR, MS, LA, AL, GA, SC, NC, and FL. With a core belief in helping manufacturing grow in the South, Kearney strives to be an irreplaceable partner to its clients.
About PHOTON ENERGY GmbH:PHOTON ENERGY specializes in manufacturing OEM laser sources as well as complete solutions for laser micro-machining. The company has more than 25 years of experience, through the full integration of NWL Lasertechnologie, and can refer to more than 1.000 laser systems installed worldwide. PHOTON ENERGY focusses on developing customized and industry specific solutions such as UDI-compliant marking of metal tools for the medical device industry or glass cutting / glass marking solutions for the display industry. The company is ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 certified.