Lars Ederleh has been named head of the plastic welding equipment products division at LPKF Group. He succeeds Frank Brunnecker in the role. Alongside Markus Koenig, manager of the operations and technology divisions, Ederleh will be in charge of business, service, marketing and sales matters. A trained engineer, Ederleh has worked in the LPKF Group for more than 13 years. Previously he was CEO of LaserMicronics GmbH, a group subsidiary that provides services in the area of industrial micromaterial processing. LPKF provides laser welding systems for plastics, which are used in electronics fabrication, medical technology, the automotive sector and production of solar cells. For more information, visit www.lpkf.com.