Vector & Raster Laser Services is a Melbourne based, family owned and operated company that delivers high-quality work. We specialise in bulk laser cutting and laser engraving for a range of materials and products. From small, one-off orders to frequent high quantity production runs, we take pride in the work that we do, ensuring complete customer satisfaction every time.
Our precision laser cutting can be applied to a large variety of materials, which are then used for a wide range of products. We are able to laser cut wood, acrylic, paper, leather, fabric and much more, creating professional-quality end products that include signs and displays, invitations, labels, stencils and gaskets, fashion accessories, garments, and more. Using our bulk laser cutting expertise, we can provide low or high quantity production runs to deliver the products and solutions you need at a price that you can afford.
If you require laser engraving, laser etching or laser marking, we can cater to your needs. Our laser engraving services can be applied to various types of materials, including acrylic, metal, plastic, wood, leather, and others. With high-quality laser engraving, you can create a range of beautifully presented items, including invitations, gifts, signage, identification tags, promotional items, and more.
At Vector & Raster Laser Services, we go the extra mile by providing an in-house graphic design service to meet your laser design requirements. Whether you require a full service that starts from scratch (creating a vector file from an initial sketch), or you need to convert a logo from an image, we can do it all. We can also make the necessary changes to your file to suit the laser process you require.
Our comprehensive services are backed by exceptional workmanship and attention to detail, all while ensuring an efficient work ethic that delivers your completed works on time. Whether you require bulk laser cutting or want to find out more about our high quantity production runs, give us a call on (03) 5783 4257 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
At Vector & Raster, we’ve been providing expert laser cutting, engraving and graphic design services to a wealth of different clients for over 15 years. We’re proud of where we’ve come from, how we’ve gotten there, and where we’re headed, so why not find out a little more about our history!
Vector & Raster Laser Services commenced trading in Lalor, Victoria and Purchased its first Austrian Trotec Laser cutting and engraving machine through a 3rd party distributer in NSW (before the days of Trotec Australia).
At this point mainly servicing the fashion and textile trade, after another laser cutting business closed its doors. Shortly after, we found ourselves servicing many other fields with a range of different products, such as electrical labels and decorative plaques, engraving of promotional items and corporate gifts, laser cutting paper for invitations and other craft projects, as well as many wooden and acrylic components. From day one, our main focus was always on quality.
We moved premises to Fawkner, Victoria to better facilitate our growing business. This was due to the fact that we required much more space due to the amount and type of work coming in. We found ourselves receiving large regular repeat orders and required room to store the pallets, boxes and rolls that were coming in regularly. We also required much more space to prepare jobs before they went onto the machine an also neatly pack the jobs with the care required, once completed.
No doubt a time that not many will forget, with the GFC (Global Financial Crisis). As many were curbing spending and being extremely cautious with what lay ahead, we found ourselves struggling to keep up with our ever growing workload. Apart from receiving ongoing cutting contracts, we found that many clients were wanting to cut larger items and thicker materials too. This is when we decided to purchase another two large format laser cutting machines and build a secondary workshop to facilitate not only the new machines on their arrival, but also the extra workbenches required. The machines couldn’t arrive fast enough.
VR-Laser decided to take the leap and go green. We committed to purchasing 100% green power to not only run our machinery but our entire business; including computers, lighting etc. We also commenced using high efficiency filtration units to filter all fumes created by the cutting and engraving process. This ensured that only clean air would exit our premises and enter the atmosphere.
It was time to once again move premises. We had once again outgrown our facility and found it difficult to streamline our workflow with the current setup. We made the decision to move to Wallan, with easy access off the Hume freeway, where we could house all our machinery under the one roof, enabling us to easily manage all orders coming through our doors in an efficient manner. It also allowed us easier access for loading and unloading large orders.
At this point in time we found ourselves cutting much thicker materials on a regular basis and so decided to purchase another machine to aid in processing these orders fast and cleanly. We decided to purchase another large format, high powered Trotec laser which enabled us to cut thick acrylic and wood without any issues, whilst providing a clean cut edge. This machine also allowed us to engrave much deeper on materials such as wood and mark metal products much faster.
We find ourselves stocking an even larger range of materials in order to provide fast turnaround times and more flexibility. These include an even greater range of wood sheets and acrylic sheets for signs, ornaments, decorative panels etc. Higher volumes of plastic sheets such as Mylar, in a range of thicknesses for stencils and templates. A wide range of laminate plastics such as Traffolyte for electrical labels, badges and signs. Rubber and foam sheets for gaskets, seals and spacers. Cardboard and paper for invitations, decorations, displays and much more.
We decided it was time to completely revamp our website, allowing our clients easy access to more information and a closer look at our services, allowing a much better user experience which will allow more informative decisions to be made. It will also help showcase the type of and standard of quality we provide.
"I have used Vector and Raster Laser Services many times. Outstanding service and always fantastic results. I highly recommend this service."
"A brilliant service with a very keen eye for design and detail. Often delivery is ahead of the indicated timing. Highly recommended for superb quality laser work - you would be very lucky to find anyone better. Vector and Raster Laser does all of Screaming Eagle Guitars engraving work - Guitars, Case Badges and promotional gear."
"I am running a printing business I ordered two shapes cut so i can print on it after, I am so happy with the end result."
"Brilliant, prompt service at a competitive price. I would highly recommend."
"We worked with Tom at Vector & Raster Laser services to help us make an award for our cycling event. The finished product was not only exactly to spec and incredibly high quality but was delivered ahead of schedule. The price was very reasonable and his pre manufacture communications were clear and speedy, Would definitely use again and would highly recommend."
"Tom and his team went 'beyond the call' to fulfil our requirements for an art project - an usual cutting order which most other companies were unable to do for us. They delivered on time and on budget, despite some difficulties sourcing materials. Excellent customer service, very happy with the final product, would highly recommend!"
"I cannot speak highly enough of my experience with Tom from Vector & Raster Laser Services. I sent an enquiry out to 5 companies for a very small, urgent job and Tom was the only one to actually respond. Within a couple of hours he had responded and my order was ready within 48 hours. Excellent customer service and perfect product. We will definitely use Tom's services again. Thank you again."
"Great service! Strongly recommend. Very easy to work with. Easy to get a quote & advice. Helpful staff. I've experienced good clear communication. The pick up or shipping option is good. They have shown care when packing items for shipping. Vector & Raster Laser Services will supply material or let you supply your own, also very helpful option. Finished product has always been great quality. The staff have catered the service to my needs. Will continue to use Vector & Raster Laser Services."
"I have worked with a number of laser cutting businesses before I found Vector & Raster and I can confirm they are THE BEST. The success of my business is largely due to the expertise and quality that they continually deliver. I always have a plan B for everything in my business, just in case something goes wrong, but V&R are my plan A, B, C and D."
"Very happy with professional service received and beautiful custom house number designed exactly the way I wanted it and delivered to me safely and promptly."
"Very professional and provided exceptional service. The final product looked outstanding and the work was very much appreciated. Gave advice and direction on what would look best and they hit the mark."
"Highly recommend these guys. They know their stuff, they're professional and they consistently deliver in a timely fashion."
"After contacting Tom, and sorting out the detail required for my job to be completed, I got to work and sent him the four leather belts that had been made for my wedding. Thanks Tom for the time, effort, and suggestions that resulted in happy groomsmen and groom."
Vector & Raster have assisted me with a number of projects in the last couple of years. They have been completely professional in their approach and helped with with some very tight timelines. I highly recommend this business.
"Great Team at Vector & Raster Laser Service. Super helpful and very fast in creating and sending your product. Highly recommended!"
"Very professional, excellent product + service!"
"It was a pleasure to work with Tom on my recent project. We got a quick reply to our online quote request, which was very reasonable, and communication was always in a timely manner and helpful/friendly. I am so grateful to have found V&R Laser Services and would happily recommend them to anyone looking for laser cutting services. Thank you!"
"Fantastic service. Prompt response time, excellent design and when I needed another service turned around in 24-hours nothing was too much trouble."
"I have used Tom for several jobs now and have found everything about him and his service to be outstanding. His high level of professionalism extends across all facets of his business. I could not recommend him and his company any more highly."
“I have used Vector and Raster’s services many times and have only ever had positive experiences. Tom is efficient, responsive, professional and a pleasure to deal with. Nothing is too much trouble and they always get the job done right. Highly recommend this business!”
"Great service, got my logo drawn up quickly and cut and to my door a day later. Ordered a new one 8 months later with a simple email, a new one on the door step the following day. Wouldn’t use anyone else!"
"Tom did a beautiful job of etching my intricate line design into leather, and it came out looking even better and than I ever could have imagined! He also did it very quickly as I was under a lot of time constraint. Tom was friendly and easy to communicate with making the process less stressful. I would HIGHLY recommend to anyone looking to get this kind of work done."
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