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  • AP Lazer's Open Architecture Vs. Traditional 'Boxed-up' Laser MachinesAP Lazer's Open Architecture Vs. Traditional 'Boxed-up' Laser Machines

    The AP Lazer System has a design that can accommodate virtually any material, regardless of weight, shape, or size. It offers a high power CO2 laser and a low-cost glass laser tube. The AP Lazer Machine...

    August 27, 2014

  • Laser Engraving Equipment in a Production FacilityLaser Engraving Equipment in a Production Facility

    We often are asked if AP Lazer laser engraving machines can be incorporated into an existing assembly line or production facility. Companies that already have an assembly line in place producing their...

    May 5, 2015

  • AP LAZER: Lansing Invention Revolutionizes Funeral IndustryAP LAZER: Lansing Invention Revolutionizes Funeral Industry

    Lansing, Michigan 5/13/2015 AP Lazer, a Co2 laser engraving and cutting machine invented and manufactured by a Lansing business owner is being showcased today at Lansing Center's Michigan Funeral Association...

    May 13, 2015

  • 7 New Revenue Streams for Your Funeral Business7 New Revenue Streams for Your Funeral Business

    With cremation on the rise, and big box retail stores like Walmart and Costco selling caskets, urns and other memorial products, funeral homes are in need of new revenues and profits. AP Lazer, the industry...

    June 15, 2015

  • 7 New Profit Streams for Your Monument Business7 New Profit Streams for Your Monument Business

    The market is changing fast. Cremation rates are steadily increasing, and funeral homes, cemeteries and even sign business are diversifying into your monument market. A simple online search for "granite...

    June 17, 2015

  • Why Your Business Needs a Laser Engraving MachineWhy Your Business Needs a Laser Engraving Machine

    In 2011, Coca Cola launched its “Share a Coke” campaign and for the first time in a decade the company saw a drastic increase in sales. What made this campaign so popular? Coke banked on the idea that...

    July 14, 2015

  • 5 Advantages of Financing a Laser Engraving Machine5 Advantages of Financing a Laser Engraving Machine

    Should I finance or buy my laser engraving equipment outright? One of the first questions you will most likely ask yourself when purchasing a laser machine is whether financing or paying cash is your...

    July 21, 2015

  • Engraving and Cutting Wood with a Laser MachineEngraving and Cutting Wood with a Laser Machine

    Can I use the AP Lazer with wood? Absolutely! Laser engraving and cutting machines are one of the most popular tools that are used with manipulating the look of many types of wood. Whether you are a custom...

    August 5, 2015

  • Laser Engraving Safety Tips from James BondLaser Engraving Safety Tips from James Bond

    Whether your name is Auric Goldfinger or Joe Schmoe, safety in the workplace should always be top priority. Even a Bond Villain must make certain that the guy running his laser is safe and keeps all...

    August 12, 2015

  • Laser Engraving and Cutting Machines for Schools and UniversitiesLaser Engraving and Cutting Machines for Schools and Universities

    What if there was a classroom tool that could help develop invaluable technical skills? What if the same tool fostered logical and creative thought processes? What if, on top of everything else, that...

    August 18, 2015

  • 20 Crafty Uses for a Laser Engraver and Cutter20 Crafty Uses for a Laser Engraver and Cutter

    The internet has a wealth of information. At AP Lazer, we are particularly interested in one topic more than others. You guessed it – lasers. And even better: what unique and exciting things people are...

    August 25, 2015

  • 9 Questions to Ask Before Purchasing a Laser Machine9 Questions to Ask Before Purchasing a Laser Machine

    If you are interested in purchasing a laser engraving machine, you most likely have a list of questions in need of answers. In this post, we've answered some common questions youmay have when purchasing...

    September 1, 2015

  • Watch us on Motorhead Garage TV!Watch us on Motorhead Garage TV!

    https://www.youtube.com/embed/F6gJbedT4vA On September 2nd and 5th, AP Lazer was featured on an episode of Motorhead Garage TV. Kyle had an awesome time with the guys - laser engraving all kinds of custom...

    September 2, 2015

  • A Quick Guide to Section 179 and AP Lazer PurchasesA Quick Guide to Section 179 and AP Lazer Purchases

    AP Lazer Qualifies For Tax Deductions Through Section 179 No one likes to pay their taxes. We don’t like sitting down to fill out and file them, we don’t like that we don’t immediately see any return...

    September 8, 2015

  • Granite Laser Engraver from AP LazerGranite Laser Engraver from AP Lazer

    When laser engraving on granite, the surface of the polished stone is removed by the laser beam resulting in high resolution, high detail and most of all, high quality artwork. The best contrast will be...

    September 14, 2015

  • AP LAZER: Auto Industry Discovers Potential Profit with a Casket 2D Laser SystemAP LAZER: Auto Industry Discovers Potential Profit with a Casket 2D Laser System

    http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/ap-lazer-auto-industry-discovers-potential-profit-with-a-casket-2d-laser-system-300149348.html

    September 28, 2015

  • Laser Engraver for the Automotive IndustryLaser Engraver for the Automotive Industry

    Laser engraving machines have become one of the most versatile technologies for processing a wide variety of materials in many different industries, including the growing automotive industry. Whether you're...

    September 29, 2015

  • Monument Retailers’ Top 5 ObjectionsMonument Retailers’ Top 5 Objections

    Are you like many monument retailers who feel like you "just can't right now"? Although purchasing a laser engraving machine is quite a commitment, the payoff and ROI can be huge if you are willing to...

    October 6, 2015

  • HOW TO: Laser Carve a Pumpkin in 6 Easy StepsHOW TO: Laser Carve a Pumpkin in 6 Easy Steps

    This is a quick tutorial showing you how to "laser carve" a pumpkin with your AP Lazer machine. You can laser engrave just about any vector artwork, text, and even your brand logo onto your pumpkin and...

    October 14, 2015

  • AP Lazer to Appear on Animal Planet's TankedAP Lazer to Appear on Animal Planet's Tanked

    Recently, AP Lazer was contacted by the producers of Animal Planet's Tanked TV show. The Tanked team from Las Vegas-based Acrylic Tank Manufacturing (ATM) will take fish tank building to a whole new level!...

    October 20, 2015

  • AP Lazer on Performance TVAP Lazer on Performance TV

    See AP Lazer in Action! Recently, AP Lazer traveled to Johnson City, Tennessee to film an episode for Performance TV, which airs on the Velocity Network and MAV TV for the first time this weekend.Each...

    October 28, 2015

  • Powder Coating with a Laser Engraving Machine = Powder GraphicsPowder Coating with a Laser Engraving Machine = Powder Graphics

    The powder coating technique is everywhere, from your home appliances, lawn furniture to industrial equipment, even AP Lazer is powder coated. But have you heard of “powder graphics”? Powder Coat Finishes,...

    October 30, 2015

  • Boys II Men Gets "Tanked" With the Help of AP LazerBoys II Men Gets "Tanked" With the Help of AP Lazer

    Nathen Morris, the founder of Boyz II Men, was shocked when he saw his finished fish tank, designed and created by the Tanked Team. ”Dude, I have no words right now.” he states, while staring at the...

    November 4, 2015

  • What to Expect After Your PurchaseWhat to Expect After Your Purchase

    We believe great customer service doesn't end once you receive your AP Lazer. In our eyes, that's when it has just begun. Lets start with a short story from the owner of AP Lazer: "My mom always complained...

    November 9, 2015

  • From Tribute Videos to Tribute Memorials: Capture an Emerging Trend in Memory CareFrom Tribute Videos to Tribute Memorials: Capture an Emerging Trend in Memory Care

    Tribute Video to Tribute Memorial We spend our lives living in the here and now: climbing ladders, raising families, and chasing after our dreams. When we lose a loved one we soon realize that life isn’t...

    November 18, 2015

  • Portable Laser Engraving MachinePortable Laser Engraving Machine

    Everyone wants a CO2 laser engraving and cutting machine, but depending on your needs, you may not require, or have space for many of the larger models of engraving equipment on the market. Perhaps you...

    November 24, 2015

  • Personalized Pet Memorials Prove to be a Growing TrendPersonalized Pet Memorials Prove to be a Growing Trend

    Whether you have a beloved Fido or Scruffy of your own, there is do doubt about it - people love their pets. People cherish their pets and consider them members of their family. Instead of kennels, pet...

    December 2, 2015

  • Laser Finished Holiday Gift GuideLaser Finished Holiday Gift Guide

    Snow is falling. The lights are onthe tree. The smell of baked goods in the air. Presents are all purchased and ready- oh they’re not? Well maybe we can help you with that. People get particularly crafty...

    December 8, 2015

  • Customer Spotlight : DaVinchi LazerworksCustomer Spotlight : DaVinchi Lazerworks

    Founded in early 2014, DaVinchi Lazerworks, located in Baltimore, Maryland is quickly seeing the opportunities their AP Lazer system brings them. Their laser engraving machine was purchased with high hopes...

    December 15, 2015

  • HOW TO: Laser Engrave a Wooden Cutting BoardHOW TO: Laser Engrave a Wooden Cutting Board

    Cutting boards on their own are not so great a gift, however, this little "how to" guide will lead you to be able to create personal and useful gifts for friends and family this holiday season. 1. Mask...

    December 18, 2015

  • Cremation Is a Gold Mine - If You Have the Tools to DigCremation Is a Gold Mine - If You Have the Tools to Dig

    Any market change can be the last nail in your businesses coffin if you ignore it. Especially fast changes such as the quickly growing cremation rate. Ignoring the Industry Trend Back in the late 90's,...

    January 13, 2016

  • Offering a Laser Engraved CasketOffering a Laser Engraved Casket

    Why Offer a Laser Engraved Casket? Life is not the process of accumulating wealth, but a journey of collecting memories. Life ends when death occurs, however, life's beautifully written story can be relived...

    January 20, 2016

  • Fabric Laser Engraver and CutterFabric Laser Engraver and Cutter

    Fabric Laser Engraver and Cutter Hat done by MD Custom Engraving Are you a print shop, embroidery shop or screen printing shop looking to stand out from your competition? In a competitive market, being...

    January 27, 2016

  • A Complete Guide to Laser Engraved Wedding GoodsA Complete Guide to Laser Engraved Wedding Goods

    A wedding is something most little girls dream about and the world knows it. That’s why the wedding industry makes over $72 billion per year. This includes everything from venues to rented forks. The...

    February 3, 2016

  • Laser Engraved Personalized UrnsLaser Engraved Personalized Urns

    Why Offer Laser Engraved Personalized Urns? With a large portion of your customers choosing cremation combined with the rising trend personalized goods and services your customers are now expecting, it...

    February 12, 2016

  • Customer Spotlight: MD Custom EngravingCustomer Spotlight: MD Custom Engraving

    In 2010, MD Custom Engraving LLC purchased their first laser engraving machine, a jewelry engraving machine. Maya Dickemore took on most of the work because of her flexible schedule. But due to the size...

    March 2, 2016

  • Laser Art in 3 Easy StepsLaser Art in 3 Easy Steps

    This past week we’ve had loads of fun creating all manner of items for the National Art Education Association National Convention. Because, if you’re going to be showing a laser machine at a fancy...

    March 21, 2016

  • The Importance of Pet MemorializationThe Importance of Pet Memorialization

    People cherish their pets and consider them members of their family. Instead of kennels, pet owners opt for doggy day cares which provide the best socialization, play time, and even scheduled naps and...

    April 8, 2016

  • 10 Upcycling Ideas for Earth Day10 Upcycling Ideas for Earth Day

    Celebrate Earth Day this year byusing your AP Lazer to upcycle old materials you have lying around the house. Not quite sure what upcycling is? Just check out these 10 cool ideas that we found. 1. Bland...

    April 22, 2016

  • AP Lazer: The Ultimate STEAM MachineAP Lazer: The Ultimate STEAM Machine

    What do laser machines have to do with STEAM? An essential part of how innovation arises from STEAM-based projects is the process of "making". Making is simply hands-on creation - building a scale model...

    May 4, 2016

  • Displaying Your Memorialization ProductsDisplaying Your Memorialization Products

    What is a memorial? To truly excel in the area of memorialization display, it is essential to understand fully the purpose memorials serve. An effective memorial is a legacy. It is a physical object which...

    May 6, 2016

  • Become a Memory Care Provider with AP LazerBecome a Memory Care Provider with AP Lazer

    What does it mean to be a Memory Care Provider? Become a Memory Care Provider means taking part in all of the memories and precious moments for those in your community, opposed to just providing them services...

    May 16, 2016

  • Purchase and Funding Economics for Funeral HomesPurchase and Funding Economics for Funeral Homes

    From 2005 to 2015, the cremation rate increased from 32.3% to 48.5% (16.2%). 2104 funeral homes shut their doors during the same period. Do the math. That means that for every 1% rise in cremation, 130...

    June 1, 2016

  • 10 Mind-blowing Artists and Makers Using Lasers On Wood10 Mind-blowing Artists and Makers Using Lasers On Wood

    From paper and textiles, to stone and metal, AP Lazer's laser engraving and cutting machines can be used onnearly any material, but one of our favorites to work with is wood. It's a renewable, biodegradable,...

    June 10, 2016

  • Laser Machines for EducationLaser Machines for Education

    Laser Machines for Education What if there was a single tool that kids were excited about that helped teach science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics? Well, there is. That tool is a laser...

    June 22, 2016

  • Laser Engraving Wood with AP LazerLaser Engraving Wood with AP Lazer

    Laser Engraving Wood In spite of all the design, craftsmanship, and effort that is involved, woodworking is a tough business that generally has low margins. Consider laser engraving wood. You can dramatically...

    July 7, 2016

  • 6 Laser Engraving Websites to Check Out6 Laser Engraving Websites to Check Out

    When you're as into laser engraving and cutting as we are, you're always looking for incredibly unique items that can be laser engraved/cut. Because a laser engraving machine can alter just about any material,...

    July 19, 2016

  • Laser Engraving Stainless Steel Tumbler MugsLaser Engraving Stainless Steel Tumbler Mugs

    How to Laser Engrave a Stainless Steel Tumbler Mug Stainless steel mugs and tumblers are increasing in popularity, and there's a reason. These bad boys, manufactured by companies such as YETI, RTIC and...

    July 27, 2016

  • Some Simple (but Effective) Business MathSome Simple (but Effective) Business Math

    When you own a business most decisions come down to one question: Does the math make sense? If you make a purchase will it pay itself off? Or better yet, will you make an immediate profit? For example,...

    August 1, 2016

  • 7 Awesome 3D Laser Products made with a Laser Engraving Machine7 Awesome 3D Laser Products made with a Laser Engraving Machine

    Instant 3D Laser Gratification Imagine creating products with materials designed to last a long time, getting them faster than ordering on Amazon Prime, and costing much less than what you can but in a...

    August 31, 2016

  • What is STEAM?What is STEAM?

    Amongst parents' Common Core Facebook rants are ever-climbing college tuition rates and presidential candidate platforms on student loan reform. When it comes to education today, there's only one topic...

    August 31, 2016

  • 4 Ways Your Funeral Home Can Rock a Laser Engraver (+ a Bonus!)4 Ways Your Funeral Home Can Rock a Laser Engraver (+ a Bonus!)

    As the funeral industry changes and evolves, personalization has become one of the trends that shouldn't be ignored. Families want unique ways to honor their loved ones, resulting in a funeral that is...

    September 14, 2016

  • What You Need to Know About Laser Engraving BricksWhat You Need to Know About Laser Engraving Bricks

    Learn More About Laser Engraving BricksIf you need a permanent and long-lasting solution that provides more customization and personalization options than traditional brick marking methods, a brick engraving...

    September 23, 2016

  • Laser Engravers for Fab Labs and MakerspacesLaser Engravers for Fab Labs and Makerspaces

    Laser Engravers for Fab Labs or Makerspaces A high-precision laser machine produces both functional and beautiful items, making it one of the most used tools in a fab lab. It's ability to cut and engrave...

    October 5, 2016

  • Put the "S" in STEAM with a Laser Engraving MachinePut the "S" in STEAM with a Laser Engraving Machine

    Getting students excited about Science has proven to be a battle for primary, secondary and even post-secondary education teachers and administrators. Because of this, STEAM education is rising in popularity;...

    October 12, 2016

  • How to Add (even more!) Profit to Popular Wood ProductsHow to Add (even more!) Profit to Popular Wood Products

    A laser machine is a tool every woodworker needs. This single tool can both laser cut wood and laser engrave wood with speed and accuracy you can't achieve with any other woodworking tools.If you're a...

    October 18, 2016

  • 5 Halloween Inspired Laser Cut Projects5 Halloween Inspired Laser Cut Projects

    With Halloween creeping up on us, what better way to acknowledge the spookiness that ensues other than with laser cut and engraved goodies. Here at AP Lazer, we've done our fair share of ghoulish things...

    October 26, 2016

  • Customer Success Story: Okeechobee Funeral HomeCustomer Success Story: Okeechobee Funeral Home

    We join Matt Buxton of Okeechobee Funeral Home on Performance TV, where he shares the success he’s had using our AP Lazer and how it’s empowered his business to diversify business and offer new products....

    October 27, 2016

  • Customer Success Story:  Mike Mims, Cherokee CasketsCustomer Success Story: Mike Mims, Cherokee Caskets

    We got a chance to share another feature on Performance TV with one of our outstanding customers, Mike Mims. Mike’s business, Cherokee Caskets, purchased the SN4836 laser machine 2 years ago, and has...

    October 27, 2016

  • How a Laser Cutter can Diversify Your Woodworking BusinessHow a Laser Cutter can Diversify Your Woodworking Business

    Diversify with a Laser Cutter Diversification is a hot topic among woodworkers. As with any industry, there will be changing trends and evolving technology to meet the demands of your customers. Acquiring...

    November 8, 2016

  • Why a Laser Engraved Gift is the Best Kind of GiftWhy a Laser Engraved Gift is the Best Kind of Gift

    We all have a special someone in our lives that is hard to buy for. No matter how long you search, the perfect gift can't found. What do you get someone that already has everything? A laser engraved personalized...

    November 22, 2016

  • NFDA 2016 RecapNFDA 2016 Recap

    Here we are, a little over a month after the NFDA 2016 show and we just can’t get over it. Not only was it incredibly fun, but we had such a good reaction to the granite we brought as well as, obviously,...

    December 7, 2016

  • 15 Laser Engraved Holiday Gifts Your Customers Will Love15 Laser Engraved Holiday Gifts Your Customers Will Love

    If you have a laser cutting machine, when the holiday season rolls around you're as busy as an elf in Santa's workshop making all sorts of personalized gifts for all the good boys and girls, right? After...

    December 14, 2016

  • 4 New Year's Resolutions That Will Lead to Success in 2017!4 New Year's Resolutions That Will Lead to Success in 2017!

    1. Buy An AP Lazer Machine If ever you were going to stick to a New Year’s Resolution, this would be the one. This resolution will be more successful than last year’s on-again-off-again diet, and you’ll...

    January 5, 2017

  • 6 Ways a Laser Machine can Help you Specialize in Remembrance6 Ways a Laser Machine can Help you Specialize in Remembrance

    When it comes to planning a funeral or life celebration, not all families are price conscious. If a product provides a sentimental experience and supports the grieving process, many families will invest...

    January 31, 2017

  • Personalized Pet Products for People Who Like Pets More Than HumansPersonalized Pet Products for People Who Like Pets More Than Humans

    As the pet product market surpasses $60 billion it's no secret that Americans enjoy spending money on their furry friends. Today's buyers are seeking personalized products and when it comes to things for...

    February 9, 2017

  • Why is AP Lazer Better Than a 3D Printer for STEAM?Why is AP Lazer Better Than a 3D Printer for STEAM?

    Like a 3D Printer, But Better “The AP Lazer has the same basic science and engineering principals as a 3D printer. It features computer controlled three-axis motion, just like a 3D printer," David Strickler,...

    February 15, 2017

  • How a Brick Fundraising Project Can Pay for Your AP LazerHow a Brick Fundraising Project Can Pay for Your AP Lazer

    Laser Engraver for Brick Fundraiser If you are interested in an AP Lazer but don’t have the funds to make an investment, running a brick fundraiser could be your solution. Profits from a brick campaign...

    March 20, 2017

  • The Best Laser Cutter for AcrylicThe Best Laser Cutter for Acrylic

    Laser Cutter for Acrylic Acrylic is a strong and versatile material that can be used for anything from signage to display cases. Acrylic awards can be laser engraved, and you can even create your own awards...

    April 20, 2017

  • Laser Engraver for Slate : Laser Engraving SlateLaser Engraver for Slate : Laser Engraving Slate

    Laser Engraver for Slate With common materials like wood, granite or leather saturating the laser-engraved market, you need to be able to stand out in the crowd with unique materials that offer beautiful...

    May 3, 2017

  • Case Study : Lennox Public SchoolsCase Study : Lennox Public Schools

    Looking to prepare students for STEAM careers, a Los Angeles school district is using a laser machine to create hands-on experiences and foster real-world problem-solving skills. From Abstract to Understanding When...

    May 24, 2017

  • Your Fablab: Laser Machine or 3D Printer?Your Fablab: Laser Machine or 3D Printer?

    New Learning Possibilities Walk into almost any school fab lab or makerspace and you are likely to find one or more 3D printers—for good reason. They offer educators a cost-effective way to give students...

    May 31, 2017

  • TinkrLAB Teaches on Applying Lasers in EducationTinkrLAB Teaches on Applying Lasers in Education

    TinkrLAB Teaches on Applying Lasers in Education According What if there was a tool that taught kids dimensional thinking? That was simple enough that a 10-year-old could use it yet big enough that it...

    June 21, 2017

  • ISTE 2017: A Show in ReviewISTE 2017: A Show in Review

    ISTE 2017 just finished and what an awesome convention. The weather was lovely, the city is fun, and the people are fantastic! We talked to a lot of people from schools that either already have an AP Lazer...

    June 29, 2017

  • 10 Times Tanked Used Their AP Lazer Machine10 Times Tanked Used Their AP Lazer Machine

    If you've never seen Animal Planet's hit show Tanked then you are missing out! Acrylic Tank Manufacturing is turning their customers dreams into reality when it comes to statement aquariums. By creating...

    July 6, 2017

  • 10+ HUGE Objects You’d Never Dream of Laser Engraving10+ HUGE Objects You’d Never Dream of Laser Engraving

    From Ordinary to Priceless with a Laser Cutter Laser cutters and engravers are used to personalize a variety of procuts, some of the most popular ones being small things like YETI mugs, keychains, picture...

    July 19, 2017

  • Make Your Products Priceless with a Laser Cutting MachineMake Your Products Priceless with a Laser Cutting Machine

    As business owners we are always looking for ways to add incredible amounts of value to our products and services, right? What if there was a technique or method that could turn nearly every one of your...

    August 24, 2017

  • 3 Ways Your Laser Cutting Machine Will Make a Difference in Your Community3 Ways Your Laser Cutting Machine Will Make a Difference in Your Community

    Building relationships and supporting the needs of your community. These are two cornerstones of any good business, but they’re absolutely essential to the funeral profession. Who else must more fully...

    October 18, 2017

  • 3 Ways a Laser Cutter Encourages Design Thinking in Students3 Ways a Laser Cutter Encourages Design Thinking in Students

    Education is not the filling of the pail, but the lighting of the fire. ~William Butler Yeats Equipping young minds with the tools and the inspiration they need to enter adulthood ready to transform their...

    November 1, 2017

  • Two Secrets to Business Growth With A Laser CutterTwo Secrets to Business Growth With A Laser Cutter

    If it’s one thing all savvy business owners have in common, it is the constant desire to grow and diversify their business.  When talking about business growth, there are a few common strategies used...

    November 30, 2017

  • 5 Goals to Set for Your Business in 20185 Goals to Set for Your Business in 2018

    The end of the year is the perfect time to slow down, take stock and make some personal resolutions for the brand new year ahead. It’s also a great time to consider the ways you want your business to...

    December 20, 2017

  • Three High Profit Markets You Can Get Into With Your LaserThree High Profit Markets You Can Get Into With Your Laser

    When looking to invest in your business, you want to technology that will produce a high ROI, and FAST! You also want technology that is versatile enough to offer your business many opportunities. Your...

    February 8, 2018

  • 10 Laser-Made Pinterest Worthy Memorial Keepsakes10 Laser-Made Pinterest Worthy Memorial Keepsakes

    As a funeral care provider, if there’s one thing we know you understand above all else, it’s this: memories matter. Your customers care deeply about the memories they hold dear, and so, by extension,...

    March 14, 2018

  • Changing the School Fundraising Game with a Laser CutterChanging the School Fundraising Game with a Laser Cutter

    School fundraising has been around for decades. Why? Because it works. School fundraising will not only quickly raise money for a good cause, but it also teaches students useful skills such as confidence,...

    March 22, 2018

  • Why You Need a Laser Machine for PrintingWhy You Need a Laser Machine for Printing

    The screen printing industry has been around for more than one hundred years. There is something special about having an idea in your head and having it come to life.  Enter laser cutter and engraver....

    March 28, 2018

  • A Learning-Fueled Creative School Fundraiser SolutionA Learning-Fueled Creative School Fundraiser Solution

    Calling all educators! Picture this: an entire grade - or even multiple grades - of your students excited, passionate and intimately involved in a learning-fueled fundraiser for their school. Sound too...

    April 11, 2018

  • How to Choose the Best Wood for Laser EngravingHow to Choose the Best Wood for Laser Engraving

    Because there so many different types of wood available, it has become one of the most popular materials to engrave and cut with a laser. There are so many different projects that can be completed with...

    May 16, 2018

  • 14 Websites to Find DXF Files for Laser Cutting and Engraving14 Websites to Find DXF Files for Laser Cutting and Engraving

    One of the most significant concerns for businesses who are looking to purchase a laser is the file creation process. If you are looking at investing in a laser, you are more than likely comfortable operating...

    May 16, 2018

  • Bamboo Laser Engraving: 7 Unique Products to Add to Your Line UpBamboo Laser Engraving: 7 Unique Products to Add to Your Line Up

    Owning a laser engraver comes with so many benfits. It's hard to even begin to think about any disadvantages one may experience with their laser. Luckily, one of the most common disadvantages, is not really...

    November 20, 2018

  • AP Lazer Delivers a Christmas Present and Fantastic Customer ServiceAP Lazer Delivers a Christmas Present and Fantastic Customer Service

    When purchasing a laser, there are a few questions you should always find the answers to. One of the more essential questions, is.. "What kind of service can I expect?" Here at AP Lazer, we are OBSESSED...

    November 29, 2018

  • Laser Engraving: Make your Mark in the Gift IndustryLaser Engraving: Make your Mark in the Gift Industry

    Fabrics, glass, stone, leather, paper, edible foods packaging; what do all these products have in common? They – and countless others – fall under the extensive and diverse industry of gift goods....

    December 5, 2018

  • How it Works: Co2 Laser CuttersHow it Works: Co2 Laser Cutters

    The C02 laser is one of the earliest gas lasers. Developed by Kumar Patel in 1964, it is still one of the most useful lasers today. With its high power and levels of control, C02 lasers can be used for...

    February 13, 2019

  • Achieve Perfection: Avoiding the Most Common Laser Etching MistakesAchieve Perfection: Avoiding the Most Common Laser Etching Mistakes

    The great news: thanks to decades of developments, today’s laser machines have become so streamlined and user friendly kids as young as ten can use them and get great results. But the bad news: expertise...

    March 11, 2019

  • Go Big or Go Home! New Markets Open with Large Object EngravingGo Big or Go Home! New Markets Open with Large Object Engraving

    Normally when we go to trade shows we leave the z-table underneath the laser top. This gives the AP Lazer the appearance of a traditional boxed up laser machine. Our reps have to spend time explaining...

    March 20, 2019

  • Sourcing Laser Engraving Blanks: Our Top SuppliersSourcing Laser Engraving Blanks: Our Top Suppliers

    So you have a laser machine. You’re excited about the possibilities (and rightly so) your laser is about to provide you and your business. The next step to getting the most out of your laser is finding...

    April 10, 2019

  • The Awesome List of Laser Engraved Mother's Day Gifts!The Awesome List of Laser Engraved Mother's Day Gifts!

    It's that time of year again. Time to start thinking about mom and what to get the woman who claims she doesn't want or need anything, but absolutely loves it when you make an effort to do something special...

    May 2, 2019

  • AP Lazer Spotlight: Chris Locascio of Legacy LazerAP Lazer Spotlight: Chris Locascio of Legacy Lazer

    Today’s customer demands high quality personalization. As a result, laser engraving has become a major trend across America. If you’re serious about your small business, adding a laser to your arsenal...

    May 9, 2019

  • AP Lazer Customer Spotlight: Kim & Dorant Wolfe of Lazer AnythingAP Lazer Customer Spotlight: Kim & Dorant Wolfe of Lazer Anything

    Here at AP Lazer we pride ourselves on our relationships with our customers. We are invested in their success, which is why we offer 24/7 Tech Support for the lifetime of every machine we sell. Unlike...

    May 20, 2019

  • Customer Spotlight: Stacy Rowson of Lakefront Living Custom Engraving & GiftsCustomer Spotlight: Stacy Rowson of Lakefront Living Custom Engraving & Gifts

    It's not always clear how to approach growing your business. There are many paths we can take as our businesses evolve and change. Here at AP Lazer, we encourage customers to open up their product offerings...

    May 23, 2019

  • Diversify Your Funeral Business with a Laser Engraving MachineDiversify Your Funeral Business with a Laser Engraving Machine

    A Google search for “changing funeral preferences” results in over 12 million results. It is no secret to those of you in funeral services, that owning a funeral home requires more latitude than ever...

    May 24, 2019

  • AP Lazer Customer Spotlight: Samantha Goodman of Del Sol Laser CreationsAP Lazer Customer Spotlight: Samantha Goodman of Del Sol Laser Creations

    Samantha Goodman of Del Sol Laser Creations may be relatively new to the world of lasers, but it's certainly hard to tell when you look at the gorgeous products she produces with her AP Lazer engraving...

    May 30, 2019

  • Teaching STEAM with AP LazerTeaching STEAM with AP Lazer

    STEAM fields are Science and Technology, interpreted through Engineering and the Arts, all based in elements of Mathematics. What if there were a hands-on tool that could be used in schools or learning...

    June 6, 2019

  • Your Guide to Laser Engraved Father's Day GiftsYour Guide to Laser Engraved Father's Day Gifts

    Can you believe Father's Day is just around the corner? While many people may be getting stressed trying to figure out what to get Dad, you're as cool as a cucumber because you own a laser engraving machine...

    June 7, 2019

  • Five Creative Ways Your School Can Fund a LaserFive Creative Ways Your School Can Fund a Laser

    Dreaming of the day your school will have the cutting edge technology of a laser in its hands is one thing, but figuring out exactly how your school will fund it, is another. Lasers and STEAM Deemed “The...

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  • Customer Spotlight: Jill Albanese of JA Laser & Albanese MonumentsCustomer Spotlight: Jill Albanese of JA Laser & Albanese Monuments

    How did you find out about AP Lazer? We are a five-generation monument business located in Westport, MA. We were outsourcing all of our black monument orders and laser photo to other companies. After looking...

    June 17, 2019

  • AP Lazer Now Offers Education Financing ProgramAP Lazer Now Offers Education Financing Program

    Here at AP Lazer, we are excited to announce a new program that offers financing options for our customers in a variety of educational fields. In partnership with Contend Capital, an industry leader in...

    June 21, 2019

  • 10 Myths About Starting a Laser Engraving Business That Aren’t True10 Myths About Starting a Laser Engraving Business That Aren’t True

    Starting a laser engraving business is an exciting decision. Whether you’re looking to start a little side hustle for some extra money or determined to earn a full-time income creating priceless products,...

    July 10, 2019

  • How to Streamline Sign Production with a Laser CutterHow to Streamline Sign Production with a Laser Cutter

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    July 17, 2019

  • Choosing Your AP Lazer Machine: What Size is Right for You?Choosing Your AP Lazer Machine: What Size is Right for You?

    What products will I cut/engrave with it? Where will I put it? How will I pay for it? What size should I purchase? These are a few questions that most new machine buyers will find themselves asking at...

    July 22, 2019

  • Customer Spotlight: Kevin Smith of Kevin's Custom Woodwork & LaseringCustomer Spotlight: Kevin Smith of Kevin's Custom Woodwork & Lasering

    What does it mean to be a part of the AP Lazer Family and why is it so beneficial to your business? We checked in with Kevin Smith of Kevin's Custom Woodwork & Lasering to find out about his experience...

    July 25, 2019

  • August 2019 Special When You Visit AP Lazer's Las Vegas Showroom!August 2019 Special When You Visit AP Lazer's Las Vegas Showroom!

    We have a fantastic deal going on right now when you visit our Las Vegas Showroom by August 31st, 2019! If you've been considering an AP Lazer, and would like to see it in-person before taking the leap,...

    August 5, 2019

  • Customer Spotlight: Prestige Laser EngravingCustomer Spotlight: Prestige Laser Engraving

    How did find out about AP Lazer? When we began researching the different laser companies online an ad for AP Lazer's laser engraving machines popped up and caught our attention because of the open concept...

    August 30, 2019

  • How to Sell Emotion With an AP Lazer (Like Coke and Nike!)How to Sell Emotion With an AP Lazer (Like Coke and Nike!)

    You're enjoying your favorite TV show when an ad for Coca-Cola takes over the screen. You immediately feel a sense of happiness. If you're anything like me, you may even shed a tear over the commercial....

    September 3, 2019

  • How to Change the Future of Your Funeral Home with a LaserHow to Change the Future of Your Funeral Home with a Laser

    It's no secret that the funeral industry is experiencing massive disruption. Between the change in social norms, new technology entering the marketplace and Baby Boomers driving the way of the industry,...

    September 30, 2019

  • How to Grow Your Business with a LaserHow to Grow Your Business with a Laser

    Let's face it, growing a business is hard. It takes endless amounts of effort, hours upon hours (okay...days, weeks, month, and even years!) of dedication and a never-ending amount of creativity, confidence...

    October 30, 2019

  • 6 Best Laser Cutter Projects Easy Enough for a Beginner6 Best Laser Cutter Projects Easy Enough for a Beginner

    Whether you're just starting your research for the best laser cutter, or you've already taken the plunge and are looking for the best laser cutter projects for beginners, you're in the right place! The...

    November 7, 2019

  • 13 Places to Sell your Laser Engraved Products Online13 Places to Sell your Laser Engraved Products Online

    You’ve got the machine, you’re creating priceless products and you’re ready to dig into marketing your offerings and putting yourself out there. If you’re ready to ramp it up and make money with...

    November 20, 2019

  • 9 Tips for Achieving Success With Your Laser Business + Free Business Plan!9 Tips for Achieving Success With Your Laser Business + Free Business Plan!

    Do you have a dream of starting your own laser engraving business, or adding a laser to your current business to diversify and grow in unique and creative ways? Maybe you're looking for a creative...

    December 10, 2019