High Power Laser Systems for Materials Processing

Published 26 September 2022

The Optech Consulting market report
covers the markets for high power laser systems
(machines using a laser of 1 kW and above for materials processing).

  • Number of pages: 170
  • Number of market tables: 35
  • Number of diagrams: 10

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New in the 2022 Edition

  • Market data for flat sheet cutters presented in three segments: standard systems, low cost systems, lowest cost systems w/o automation (complete data set 2020 through 2030)
  • Market share information cutting systems (2D, 3D, tube) for 25 companies, provided separately for companies headquartered outside China and for companies hesdquartered in China
  • Extended company profiles, including cutting and welding system manufacturers, e-mobility welding system integrators in China
  • Market analysis and forecasts to 2030 for new market segments: e-mobility welding, handheld welding, low cost handheld welding
  • Thick plate cutting and replacement of plasma cutting


  • Market data with unmet detailedness
  • 35 highly detailed market tables provide by far more quantitative information than any other report on the subject.
  • Accurate market data based on numerous discussions with globally leading companies
  • Market forecasts based on thorough understanding of technologies and applications
  • Indispensable information for operative and strategic decision making, M&A analysis

Details on Markets

Base year of market data
– 2021, 2022 (based on data for the first 6 months)
– full data set for 2020 provided for reference

Analysis of recent and current market trends
– 2021 trend analysis: diverging COVID impact by region
– 2022 trend analysis: economic slowdown in China, impact of Russian war in Ukraine, impact of exchange rate shifts

Market forecast
– to 2030 based on long term growth analysis
– full set of data provided for each year in between

– Highly detailed breakout for market data and forecasts
    – Full cross segmentation by application, system type, and laser type for each year (2020 through 2030)
    – Applications
        – Cutting
        – Welding
        – Brazing
        – Other: surface processes, high power additive manufacturing
    – Applications and system types
        – 2D cutting: standard machines, low cost machines, lowest cost machines w/o automation
        – 3D cutting gantry systems: hot formed, other
        – 3D cutting robot systems
        – Welding e-mobility: batteries, motors and power electronics, charging stations
        – Welding car body – scanner
        – Welding car body – seam
        – Brazing car body
        – Welding automotive, non car body
        – Welding non-automotive
        – Surface processes – cladding
        – Surface processes – hardening   
        – Surface processes – ablation / cleaning
        – High power additive manufacturing
    – Laser types equipping the machines
        – Fiber lasers
        – Disk lasers
        – Diode lasers
        – CO2 lasers

Market Data and Forecast by Units and By Value

– Market data by units
– Market data by value:
    – Market data by value is based on specified currency exchange rates
    – The impact of the exchange rate shifts in 2021 and 2022 (USDEUR, USDJPY) is taken into account

Suppliers and Market Shares

– Market shares and information on suppliers
    – For standard cutting systems
        – Market shares for all suppliers with a noteworthy market share
        – List of more than 50 additional, smaller manufacturers with indication of the laser types they integrate
        – Profiles of all suppliers with noteworthy market share
        – Estimate of relevant segment revenues for all suppliers with noteworthy market share
    – For customized systems
        – List of major manufacturers

Markets by Geography

– Market breakout by geography
    – Market data and forecast for more than 30 countries for the high power laser systems market
    – Market data for more than 30 countries especially for the flat sheet and tube cutting systems market

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