Welsh Launch of the International Year of Light

In 2013 the UN General Assembly announced that 2015 would be the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies. On Thursday 5th February the International Year of Light was launched in Wales with a ceremony held by Economy Minister Mrs Edwina Hart at the Pierhead Building in Cardiff.

The International Year of Light is a global initiative, launched by the UN to highlight the importance of light and optical technologies.

Spectrum Technologies based in Bridgend, South Wales, pioneered UV laser wire marking technology for aerospace wire marking and now specialises in state-of-the-art industrial laser solutions for advanced manufacturing applications, benefiting from over 30 years’ experience in ultra violet (UV) laser technology. Spectrum is the world market leader in the development, design and manufacture of UV laser wire marking equipment used for complex wire harness manufacture in the aerospace industry.

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