GSI Lumonics Component Products Group and Alase Technologies have jointly announced a working relationship between the two companies. In the agreement Alase Technologies will support the full series of GSI Lumonics GMAX™ 2 and 3-axis Scan Heads (Models HBX, HSM, HPM, & HPLK) using GSI Lumonics HC/3 Scan and Laser Control Interface card with WinMCL Plus software with a direct port from Alase's WinLase 3.2 laser marking software.

Rick Colonna, VP of Sales and Marketing at Alase Technologies notes "We could not be happier about working with one of the pioneers and leaders in the Laser Scan Head community. Its one of our goals with our WinLase™ software product to support all major head and laser component manufactures products as to maintain our leadership position in 3rd party OEM Laser Marking software." Colonna continues "This software port between WinMCL Plus and WinLase 3.2 laser Marking Software now offers old and current GSI/Lumonics Laser Marker users a path to upgrade to the latest Windows based computer, scan head and drive electronics for most applications"

Robert Voskian, Product Line Manager, notes a major goal of the GSI Lumonics Components Products Group is ..."making it easier for our customers to integrate GSI Lumonics 2 and 3 axis laser marking scan heads and third party laser marking software into their systems, allowing them to get their products to market fast. Alase Technologies and their WinLase™ software continue's that trend."