As a manufacturer or fabricator, every stage of the production process is a key one. If you've been doing most of it in-house but contracting out things such as laser cutting, you're still vulnerable to unnecessary supply and schedule disruptions. If you've been thinking about bringing all of your production in-house, you may be considering buying a laser cutter. This kind of investment takes some careful thought and planning. Here are some tips to help you make the right choice.