10th International Laser Marketplace

10th International Laser Marketplace

was held on
May 25th, 2011 at ICM Munich,

in conjunction with the
LASER World of PHOTONICS trade fair.


Date & Venue: May 25th 2011, International Congress Munich

Conference Chair: Dr. Arnold Mayer, Optech Consulting



9:00 – 9:25 Industry Approaching Capacity Limits – Investment Drive in the Cards? Philip Ehmer, Deutsche Bank Research, Frankfurt, Germany
9:25 – 9:50 From Start-Up to Global Leader – Ultra Short Pulse Lasers Meet Market Demand Dr. Achim Nebel, CEO, Lumera Laser GmbH, Kaiserslautern, Germany
9:50 – 10:15 Industrial Lasers in Russia: Applications, Production, Research Prof. Ivan B. Kovsh, President, Laser Association, Moscow, Russia
10:15 – 10:45 Coffee break
10:45 – 11:10 Laser Materials Processing in India – Present Scenario and Future Prospects Arvind Patel, Managing Director, Sahajanand Laser Technology Ltd., Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India
11:10 – 11:35 Lasers in Photovoltaics: Crucial Tools for Efficient Thin Film Panel Production Dr. Andreas Bächli, Product Manager Laser, Oerlikon Solar AG, Trübbach, Switzerland
11:35 -12:00 Laser Cutting Sheets & Tubes Online – Technologies, Business Models, Visions Carel van Sorgen, CEO, 247TailorSteel, Varsseveld, The Netherlands
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 13:25 Laser Application in the Automotive Industry: New Designs and Materials Spur Rapid Growth Klaus Löffler, Director International Sales, Trumpf Laser und Systemtechnik GmbH, Ditzingen, Germany
13:25 – 13:50 Laser Processing in Aerospace Manufacturing: Enabling More Efficient and Environmentally Friendly Aircraft Terry VanderWert, President, Prima Industrie
Group, Chicopee, MA, USA
13:50 – 14:15 Industrial Laser Markets and Technologies in Japan: Status and Trends Dr. Kunihiko Washio, President, Paradigm Laser Research, Machida, Japan
14:15 – 14:40 New Record Highs in Sight: Current Status and Prospects of the Global Laser Market Dr. Arnold Mayer, President, Optech Consulting, Taegerwilen, Switzerland