9th International Laser Marketplace

Thank you to all participants of the

9th International Laser Marketplace

held on June 17th, 2009

at ICM Munich!

Program of the 9th International Laser Marketplace

Date: June 17th 2009

Venue: International Congress Munich

Conference Chair

Dr. Arnold Mayer, Optech Consulting
Dr. Andreas Thoss, LaserTechnik Journal


9:00 – 9:25
Global Laser Market – Challenges for a Public Company
Günther Braun, CEO, Rofin-Sinar Technologies, Hamburg, Germany

9:25 – 9:50
Worldwide and North American Laser Markets
David Belforte, President, Belforte Associates, Sturbridge, MA, USA

9:50 – 10:15
Industrial Laser Markets and Technologies in Japan: Status and Trends
Dr. Kunihiko Washio, President, Paradigm Laser Research, Machida, Japan

10:15 – 10:45 Coffee Break

10:45 – 11:10
Fiber Lasers in China: Technologies and Markets
Dr. Yan Da-Peng, General Manager, Wuhan Raycus Fiber Laser Technologies, Wuhan, China

11:10 – 11:35
Flat Sheet and Tube Cutting with Fiber Lasers: Results after Four Years of Experience
Enrico Fralosso, Marketing Manager, Cy Laser, Schio, Vicenza, Italy

11:35 –12:00
Tailored Lasers for Thin Film Applications
Dr. Keming Du, General Manager, EdgeWave, Wuerselen, Germany

12:00 – 13:15 Buffet Lunch

13:15 – 13:40
Versatile Tools: Sealed CO2 and Diode Lasers
Dr. Stuart Woods, Director of Marketing, Coherent UK, Kings Somborne, United Kingdom

13:40 – 14:05
Laser Solar Cell Processing: New Technologies and Economic Prospects
Dr. Andreas Grohe, Head of Laser and PVD Technologies, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, Freiburg, Germany

14:05 – 14:30
Economic Downturn and Beyond: Global and European Laser Markets
Dr. Arnold Mayer, President, Optech Consulting, Taegerwilen, Switzerland

14:30 End of Conference