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