Fraunhofer Center for Coatings and Laser Applications


The Fraunhofer Center for Coatings and Laser Applications provides innovative research and development services based on its expertise in coating and laser technology. The overall aim of the entire Fraunhofer organization is to bridge the gap between research and industry by providing top notch applied research services that enhance the competitive edge of the customer. Technologies, services, and facilities offered include:

  • Rapid Prototyping, Rapid Tooling, Rapid Manufacturing
  • Laser Welding
  • Surface and Coating Services and Technologies
  • Characterization and Testing Services and Facilities
  • Consulting
  • Contract Research and Development
  • Laser Processing Service
  • Clean Room Facilities


1449 Engineering Research Ct, B100, East Lansing, MI, 48824.


Customers who benefit from these research services include federal and state governments, multinational corporations, and small to medium-size companies.


MSU's College of Engineering, in partnership with the Fraunhofer USA Center for Coatings and Laser Applications.

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