8th International Laser Marketplace
The industry forum for markets and strategies in laser materials processing.
Focus on markets and trends, new applications and technologies.
Essential information for professionals and decision makers.
Date: June 20th 2007
Venue: International Congress Munich
Franz J. Gruber, Editor in Chief, EuroLaser
Dr. Andreas Thoss, Editor in Chief, LaserTechik Journal
8:45 Begin of conference
8:45 Global market for industrial lasers – Will fiber lasers drive future growth?
David Belforte, Belforte Associates, Sturbridge, MA, USA
9:15 Recent advances in DPSS lasers and their use in fast growing application areas
such as solar cell, FPD and micro processing
David Clark, Newport Spectra Physics, Mountain View, CA, USA
9:45 Coffee Break
10:15 Multi-kW diode lasers challenge solid state lasers in welding and cutting –
New lasers push process speed and performance
Dr. Christoph Ullmann, Laserline, Mülheim-Kärlich, Germany
10:45 Fiber laser performance and economics – Status and trend for low power,
high power, pulsed lasers
Dr. Per Stenius, Liekki, Lohja, Finland
11:15 Laser marking, engraving and cutting – A system integrator’s assessment
of fiber lasers, solid state lasers, CO2 lasers
Dr. Andreas Penz, Trotec, Wels, Austria
11:45 Coffee Break, Refreshment
12:15 Micro processing, cutting, spot & seam welding – Solid state and fiber lasers
compete for best performance
Dr. Michael Schmidt, Bayerisches Laserzentrum, Erlangen, Germany
12.45 Laser system markets – Status and trend
Strong market growth for laser materials processing in Japan
Dr. Kunihiko Washio, Paradigm Laser Research, Machida, Japan
Demand for laser systems reaches record high – growth shifts to Asia, emerging markets
Dr. Arnold Mayer, Optech Consulting, Tägerwilen, Switzerland
13:30 End of Conference
The spoken word shall prevail.