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Pioneer in the laser sector for over 20 years
Pioneer in the laser sector for over 20 years
Pioneer in the laser sector for over 20 years

We are setting new standards


  • 1993
  • 1995
  • 1996
  • 1997
  • 1999
  • 2000
  • 2001
  • 2002
  • 2003
  • 2004
  • 2005
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
  • 2010
  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015





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2015

  • Extension of headquarter –
    doubling the available production area

2014

  • Precession Elephant 2nd Generation for high-precision drilling applications
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2013

  • ScanLine
  • 20th anniversary of ARGES


2012

  • System development for Lasik treatment with UV keratome


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2011

  • SafeScan – first integrated safety and maintenance concept

2010

  • First scan head with integrated laser:
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  • First modular subsystem for refractive and cataract surgery with ultra-short pulsed laser
  • System development for presbyopia treatment

2009

  • Zero shift and zero drift functions
  • Thermo-sublimation cutting: elephant

  • Digital LASIK scanning module, gas-tight

2008

  • Movement to larger facilities in Wackersdorf
  • Extensive investments in application and materials laboratory


2007

  • Fiber scan heads for high-power applications, e.g. remote welding
  • Integration of sensors into the scan heads
  • ASC-3 controller with integrated lasers

2005

  • New generation of controllers:
    ASC system controller
  • ARGES takes over LASERFINEST



2004

  • High-quality gray scale marking at 64 KHz
  • Real-time controller

2003

  • 10th anniversary of ARGES
  • New ELEPHANT 3D design for operations of up to 9 axes



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2002

  • ISO 9001:2000 certification
  • Began to collaborate closely with LASERFINEST GmbH and the materials laboratory at the University of Applied Sciences Amberg-Weiden

2001

  • Development of the largest and smallest scan heads:
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  • Participated in the LASER World of PHOTONICS for the first time

2000

  • First medical scanning system:
    Analog LASIK scanning module for Excimer laser

1999

  • Expansion of the scan head product range to include apertures of 6 to 31mm:
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1997

  • First 3D application for rapid prototyping

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1996

  • Company name changed to “ARGES Gesellschaft für Industrieplanung und Lasertechnik GmbH”


1995

  • Change of company operations from network engineering to laser technology with the focus on high precision applications
  • First complete scanning system, incl. scan head (20 M2), system controller (NCC 1702), InScript® software
  • Development of a system for drilling applications


1993

  • Company founded as “Netcom GmbH – Industrieplanung und Netzwerktechnik” (Industrial Planning and Network Engineering)