World Laser Systems Industry

World Laser Systems Industry

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Laser Systems in US$ Million. The Global market is analyzed by the following Application Segments: Engraving/Marking, High Power Cutting & Welding, and Others, and End-Use Sectors: Metalworking/Processing/Fabrication Job Shops, Electronics & Electrical industry, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East/Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 87 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Amada Miyachi Co., Ltd.
Bystronic, Inc.
Coherent Inc.
DPSS Lasers Inc.
Epilog Laser Inc.



I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
Engraving/Marking I-3
High Power Cutting & Welding I-4
Others I-4


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
Ubiquity of Lasers: A Quick Primer II-1
The Manufacturing Industry: A Key Determinant of Demand II-2
A Peek into Changing Manufacturing Dynamics & Its Impact on
Demand Behavior II-3
Table 1: Global Market for Laser Systems in Material
Processing Applications (2016E): Percentage Share Breakdown
of Revenues by Laser Type (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-5
Economic Upheavals in the Recent Past & Outlook for the Future II-5
2007-2009 World Economic Recession II-5
Fiscal Cliff Crisis in the United States (2011-2014) & its
Impact on Market Demand II-6
Stabilizing Upward Market Correction in 2011 & 2012 Amid
Encouraging Recovery in GDP II-6
Table 2: Global Purchasing Managers Index (PMI): Comparison
of PMI in the United States Vs Japan, EU & China for the
Years 2011 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7
Year 2014: Mostly Positive Outlook Sprinkled With Yet
Lingering Fears II-8
Years 2009-2013: The European Debt Crisis Escalates, Hurting
the Manufacturing Sector II-10
Table 3: Euro Area Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) in the
Euro Area: Breakdown of Average Annual PMI Data for Select
Countries for Years 2012 & 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-11

Table 4: Key Business Indicators in the Euro Area for Years
2012 & 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-12
Year 2014 & 2015: Hopes for a Recovery, Despite Volatility &
Risks of a Relapse II-12
Table 5: EU Real GDP Growth Rates in % (2014 & 2015):
Breakdown by Select Country (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-14

Table 6: Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) in the Euro Area:
Breakdown of Quarterly PMI Data for Select Countries for
the Year 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-15

Table 7: Key Business Indicators in the Euro Area for the
First 3 Quarters of the Year 2014 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-15
Emerging Markets in Transition: Structural Slowdown is the
New Norm II-16
Year 2014 & 2015: Cyclical Upturn Encourages Positive
Manufacturing Outlook in Asia-Pacific II-17
Key World Economic Indicators II-19
Table 8: World GDP (2012-2015): Breakdown of Percentage GDP
Growth by Select Country (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-19

Table 9: Global Purchasing Managers Index (PMI): Breakdown
of Quarterly PMI Data for Global and Select Regional Markets
for the Year 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-20

Table 10: Global Purchasing Managers Index (PMI): Breakdown
of Average Annual PMI Data for Global and Select Regional
Markets for Years 2012 & 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-20
Market Outlook II-21

2. MARKET TRENDS, ISSUES & DRIVERS II-22
Non-BRIC Emerging Markets to Supplement Declining Growth in
BRICs in the Coming Decade II-22
Asia-Pacific to Lead Future Growth in the Market II-22
Off-Shoring of Manufacturing Activity Boosts Demand in
Developing Countries II-23
Rapid Mushrooming of Job Shops in Developing Countries Augurs
Well for the Market II-24
Increased Investments in Laser Manufacturing Technologies
Spurs Growth II-24
The Rise of Additive Manufacturing Drives Demand II-25
Laser Based Manufacturing in the Automotive Industry: A Major
Trend II-26
Stable Automobile Production: A Direct Growth Driver II-26
Opportunity Indicator II-28
Table 11: World Production of Passenger Cars: Breakdown of
Annual Production Figures in ‘000' Units for Years 2014 &
2018 by Geographic Region/Country (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-28

Table 12: World Production of Commercial Vehicles:
Breakdown of Annual Production Figures in ‘000' Units for
Years 2014 & 2018 by Geographic Region/Country (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-29
Mixed Outlook for Aerospace & Defense Industry Entails a Rich
Mixture of Challenges & Opportunities for Laser Systems II-29
Healthy Commercial Aerospace Outlook & Aircraft Production
Provides Hope II-30
Opportunity Indicators II-32
Table 13: Middle-Class Consumption Across Developed and
Developing Regions (2013E & 2030F): Percentage Breakdown by
Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-32

Table 14: Global Air Traffic Flow (In Billion Revenue
Passenger Kilometers (RPKs) for the Years 2011, 2013E,
2015P & 2030P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-32

Table 15: World Average Aircraft Fleet Age (2013):
Breakdown by Geographic Regions-Africa, Asia-Pacific,
Europe, Latin-America, Middle-East and North America
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-33

Table 16: World Market for Aircraft, Engines, Parts and
Equipment (2013 & 2017) - Breakdown of Sales in US$ Million
by Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-33
Decline in Revenues & Earnings in the Global Defense Sector
Dampens Growth II-33
Laser Systems See Increased Opportunities in Glass & Other
Brittle Material Processing II-34
Semiconductors: A Major End-Use Market II-35
Healthy Outlook for the Semiconductor Industry: A Harbinger
of Hope II-36
Opportunity Indicator II-38
Table 17: Global Semiconductor Manufacturing Equipment
Spending (2013-2015): Breakdown of Expenditure (in US$
Million) by Equipment Type (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-38
Strong Sales of Smartphones & Tablet PCs Drive Demand for
Lasers in Microprocessing Applications II-38
UV Lasers Enable Superior Printed Circuit Board Processing II-40
Surface Etching/Circuit Creation II-40
PCB Depaneling II-40
Hole Drilling II-40
Table 18: Global Industrial Laser Systems Market (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Laser Revenues for
Semiconductor and Microprocessing by Laser Type - Carbon
Dioxide, Fiber, Solid State and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-41
Fiber Lasers to Cannibalize Opportunities for CO2 Lasers II-41
Table 19: Global Fiber Laser Systems Market (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Application
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-42
Developments in Renewable Energy Favors the Market II-42
Increasing Applications in the Healthcare Sector Opens Up New
Avenues for Growth II-43
Femtosecond Laser Processing For Medical Device Applications II-43
Textile Industry Provides Lucrative Opportunities for Laser
Systems II-44
Laser Systems Carves its Way into the Jewelry Industry II-44
Laser Integration in Traditional Machine Tools Increase Tool
Versatility II-44
Laser Welding Machinery Gains in Prominence II-45
Table 20: World Laser Welding Machinery Market by End-Use
Segment (2014E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Appliances,
Automotive, Fabrication & Job Shops, Food & Beverage and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-46
Power Diode Lasers: An Important Cutting Tool for Thick Metal
Sheets II-46
CO2 Lasers Gain Widespread Popularity in Materials Processing II-46
RF-Excited Lasers or Sealed Off CO2 Lasers II-47
Efficient Removal of Heat from CO2 Lasers Imperative for High
Performance II-47
Technology Developments: Spearheading Growth II-48
Hole Drilling: The New Add-on to the Laser Systems II-48
Nanosecond Pulsed Fiber Lasers Poised to Grow Rapidly II-48
Integrated CAD/CAM Software Address Productivity Challenges II-48
Robotic Laser Systems to Rise in Popularity II-49
Hybrid Systems Come to the Fore II-49
Competitive Landscape II-49
After Sales Customer Service, Training & Support: Important
for Success in the Marketplace II-50
Cost of the Machinery: A Key Competitive Variable II-50
Manufacturers' Focus on Laser Speed, Quality Delivers
Optimistic Results II-51
Customization Gains Momentum II-51
Distribution Structure II-51
Key Statistical Findings II-52
Table 21: Global Industrial Laser Systems Market (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Commercial Laser Revenues by
Technology - Diode and Non Diode (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-52

Table 22: Global Industrial Laser Systems Market for Marking
and Engraving (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Laser
Revenues by Laser Type - Carbon Dioxide, Fiber and Solid
State (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-52

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-53
Laser Light: An Introduction II-53
Laser Systems: A Definition II-53
Laser Systems in Material Processing: Key Application Markets II-53
Engraving/Marking II-53
High Power Cutting & Welding II-54
Others II-54
Laser Macro Cutting Machines: A Special Focus II-54
Advantages/Disadvantages of Laser Cutting II-54
Types of Lasers for Laser Cutting II-55
Configurations of the Laser Cutting Systems II-55
Moving Material Systems II-55
Flying Optic Systems II-56
The Process of Laser Cutting II-56
The Use of Pulsed Lasers II-56
The Significance of Beam Geometry II-57
The Cooling and Power Requirements II-57
Types of Cutting Methods II-57
Vaporization II-57
Thermal Stress Cracking II-57
Burning Stabilized Laser Cutting II-58
Melt and Blow II-58
Laser Cutting Systems: Various Cutting Procedures II-58
Flame Cutting II-58
Fusion Cutting II-58
Compressed Air Cutting II-58
Plasma-Supported Fusion Cutting II-58
Workpiece Materials for Laser Cutting Systems II-59
The Safety Factor II-59

4. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS & INTRODUCTIONS II-60
Mazak Optonics Introduces New SUPER TURBO-X Laser Cutting System II-60
Technifor Introduces TF450 50 Watt Fiber Laser II-60
MultiCam Releases Firestar i401 Laser Machine II-60
ROFIN Rolls Out DC 060 CO2 Slab Laser II-60
ROFIN Unveils IP protected SmartCleave™ FI Laser Cutting Process II-60
ROFIN Unveils MPS Flexible II-60
MSS Lasers Announces New Laser Systems II-60
IPG Photonics Launches New Portfolio of Lasers II-60
Bystronic to Launch ByAutonom 3015 Laser Cutting Machine II-61
Epilog Laser Introduces New Fusion 40 Laser System II-61
Haco Machinery Launches Range of CNC LaserCuttingMachines II-61
HvdH-SA Unveils Lasercutting, Printing and Coiling Machines II-61
Messer Cutting Systems Unveils TMC4500 DB II-61
Miyachi Unitek Unveils Sigma XY Fiber Laser Cutting System II-61
Grand Image Inc. Launches Laser Systems II-61
Mazak Unveils New Optiplex 4020 Laser-Cutting System II-61
Bystronic Launches New CO2 Laser Cutting System II-61
Spartanics Rolls Out L350 Laser Systems II-62
GBOS and Italian GMI Introduce LONG series Laser Systems II-62
HE LASER Unveils YAG Laser Systems II-62
Mitsubishi Rolls Out Budget Laser-Cutting Machine at FABTECH II-62
Jenoptic Unveils 3D Metal Cutting Laser Machine II-62
Etlaser Introduces New Laser Systems for “Laser Cut Acrylic” II-62
Miyachi Unitek Unveils Sigma Laser Tube Cutter II-62
LVD Unveils Patented Adaptive Laser Cutting System II-62
LVD Strippit Launches Adaptive LaserCutting (ALC) System II-63
Syneo Introduces Accu-Lase V200 II-63
Eastern Laser Introduces ETM Series Laser Cutter II-63
Hampri Impex Unveils Laser Systems II-63
MC Machinery Systems Unveils a New Series of 3D Layer
Lasercutting and Welding Systems II-63
Eastern Laser Introduces Laser Systems ETD1280 II-63
Spartanics Launches L-500 LaserCutting System II-63
Eastern Laser Introduces ETH 2500 Flat-bed Medium Power Laser
Cutter II-63

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-64
IMRA America and Jenoptik Ink a License Agreement II-64

6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-65
Amada Miyachi Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-65
Bystronic, Inc. (US) II-65
Coherent Inc. (US) II-65
DPSS Lasers Inc. (US) II-65
Epilog Laser Inc. (US) II-66
Eurolaser GmbH (Germany) II-66
GSI Group, Inc. (US) II-66
Han's Laser Technology Co., Ltd. (China) II-66
Huangongtech Co., Ltd. (China) II-67
IPG Photonics Corporation (US) II-67
Jenoptik AG (Germany) II-67
LaserStar Technologies (US) II-67
Mazak Optonics Corporation (US) II-68
Mehta Cad Cam Systems Pvt. Ltd. (India) II-68
Mitsuboshi Diamond Industrial Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-68
Newport Corporation (US) II-69
PRIMA INDUSTRIE S.p.A. (Italy) II-69
Redsail Technology Co. Ltd. (China) II-70
ROFIN-SINAR Technologies Inc. (Germany) II-70
Sahajanand Laser Technology Ltd. (India) II-70
SEI Laser S.P.A (Italy) II-70
Shenzhen Sunshine Laser & Electronics Technology Co., Ltd. (
China) II-71
Trotec Laser, Inc. (US) II-71
TRUMPF Group (Germany) II-71

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-72
Table 23: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Laser Systems in Material Processing Applications by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific,
Middle East/Africa and Latin America Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-72

Table 24: World Historic Review for Laser Systems in Material
Processing Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East/Africa and Latin
America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-73

Table 25: World 15-Year Perspective for Laser Systems in
Material Processing Applications by Geographic Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Annual Value Sales for US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East/Africa and Latin
America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-74

Table 26: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Laser Systems in Material Processing by Application -
Engraving/Marking, High Power Cutting & Welding, and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-75

Table 27: World Historic Review for Laser Systems in Material
Processing by Application - Engraving/Marking, High Power
Cutting & Welding, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006
through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-76

Table 28: World 15-Year Perspective for Laser Systems in
Material Processing by Application - Percentage Breakdown of
Annual Value Sales for Engraving/ Marking, High Power Cutting &
Welding, and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-77

Table 29: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Laser Systems in Material Processing by End-Use Industry -
Metalworking/Processing/ Fabrication Job Shops, Electronics &
Electrical Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-78

Table 30: World Historic Review for Laser Systems in Material
Processing by End-Use Industry -
Metalworking/Processing/Fabrication Job Shops, Electronics &
Electrical Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006
through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-79

Table 31: World 15-Year Perspective for Laser Systems in
Material Processing by End-Use Industry - Percentage Breakdown
of Value Sales for Metalworking/Processing/ Fabrication Job
Shops, Electronics & Electrical Industry and Others Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-80


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Current & Future Analysis III-1
Market Overview III-1
Shale Gas Revolution Promises to Trigger Manufacturing
Renaissance in the US III-1
Medical Device Manufacturing: An Opportunity for Laser Systems III-2
Product Launches III-2
Strategic Corporate Development III-4
Select Players III-5
B.Market Analytics III-8
Table 32: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Laser Systems in Material Processing Applications Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

Table 33: US Historic Review for Laser Systems in Material
Processing Applications Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

2. CANADA III-9
A.Market Analysis III-9
Current & Future Analysis III-9
Recovery of the Manufacturing Sector Favors the Market III-9
Growing Activity in the Aerospace Sector Bodes Well for the
Market III-9
B.Market Analytics III-10
Table 34: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Laser Systems in Material Processing Applications
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 35: Canadian Historic Review for Laser Systems in
Material Processing Applications Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

3. JAPAN III-12
A.Market Analysis III-12
Current & Future Analysis III-12
Market Primer III-12
Japanese Companies Adopt New Initiatives to Stay in Competition III-12
Disaster Recovery Efforts Drive Replacement Demand III-13
Select Players III-13
B.Market Analytics III-14
Table 36: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Laser Systems in Material Processing Applications
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 37: Japanese Historic Review for Laser Systems in
Material Processing Applications Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

4. EUROPE III-16
A.Market Analysis III-16
Current & Future Analysis III-16
Market Overview III-16
Laser Cutting Machine Makers Seeking New Pastures for Growth III-16
B.Market Analytics III-17
Table 38: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Laser Systems in Material Processing Applications by
Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest
of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 39: European Historic Review for Laser Systems in
Material Processing Applications by Region - France,
Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 40: European 15-Year Perspective for Laser Systems in
Material Processing Applications by Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Value Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK,
Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006,
2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

4a. FRANCE III-20
A.Market Analysis III-20
Current & Future Analysis III-20
B.Market Analytics III-20
Table 41: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Laser Systems in Material Processing Applications Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 42: French Historic Review for Laser Systems in
Material Processing Applications Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

4b. GERMANY III-22
A.Market Analysis III-22
Current & Future Analysis III-22
Price Wars from Developing Economies: A Cause of Concern for
German Manufacturers III-22
Manufacturers Adopt Newer Technologies, Value-Added Services
and Integrated Solutions to Stay Competitive III-22
Product Launches III-23
Select Players III-23
B.Market Analytics III-25
Table 43: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Laser Systems in Material Processing Applications Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 44: German Historic Review for Laser Systems in
Material Processing Applications Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

4c. ITALY III-27
A.Market Analysis III-27
Current & Future Analysis III-27
Select Players III-27
B.Market Analytics III-28
Table 45: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Laser Systems in Material Processing Applications Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 46: Italian Historic Review for Laser Systems in
Material Processing Applications Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-30
A.Market Analysis III-30
Current & Future Analysis III-30
Product Launch III-30
B.Market Analytics III-31
Table 47: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Laser Systems in Material Processing Applications Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 48: UK Historic Review for Laser Systems in Material
Processing Applications Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

4e. SPAIN III-33
A.Market Analysis III-33
Current & Future Analysis III-33
B.Market Analytics III-33
Table 49: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Laser Systems in Material Processing Applications Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 50: Spanish Historic Review for Laser Systems in
Material Processing Applications Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

4f. RUSSIA III-35
A.Market Analysis III-35
Current & Future Analysis III-35
B.Market Analytics III-35
Table 51: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Laser Systems in Material Processing Applications Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 52: Russian Historic Review for Laser Systems in
Material Processing Applications Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-37
A.Market Analysis III-37
Current & Future Analysis III-37
Product Launches III-37
B.Market Analytics III-38
Table 53: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Laser Systems in Material Processing
Applications Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 54: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Laser Systems
in Material Processing Applications Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-40
A.Market Analysis III-40
Current & Future Analysis III-40
Asia-Pacific Represents the Fastest and Largest Market
Worldwide III-40
B.Market Analytics III-41
Table 55: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Laser Systems in Material Processing
Applications by Region - China, India, South Korea, Taiwan
and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 56: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Laser Systems in
Material Processing Applications by Region - China, India,
South Korea, Taiwan and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 57: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Laser Systems
in Material Processing Applications by Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Value Sales for China, India, South Korea,
Taiwan and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2006, 2014 &
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

5a. CHINA III-44
A.Market Analysis III-44
Current & Future Analysis III-44
Demand Buoyed by Steady Growth in End Use Sectors III-44
Increasing Activity in Chinese Automotive Market Drives
Growth in the Market III-44
The Road Ahead III-45
Product Launches III-45
Select Players III-46
B.Market Analytics III-47
Table 58: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Laser Systems in Material Processing Applications Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 59: Chinese Historic Review for Laser Systems in
Material Processing Applications Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

5b. INDIA III-49
A.Market Analysis III-49
Current & Future Analysis III-49
Machine Tools Market Overview III-49
Factors Affecting the Industry III-50
Rampant Restructuring of Public & Private Enterprises Paints
Greener Avenues III-50
Product Launch III-50
Select Players III-50
B.Market Analytics III-51
Table 60: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Laser Systems in Material Processing Applications Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 61: Indian Historic Review for Laser Systems in
Material Processing Applications Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

5c. SOUTH KOREA III-53
A.Market Analysis III-53
Current & Future Analysis III-53
B.Market Analytics III-54
Table 62: South Korean Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Laser Systems in Material Processing
Applications Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 63: South Korean Historic Review for Laser Systems in
Material Processing Applications Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

5d. TAIWAN III-56
A.Market Analysis III-56
Current & Future Analysis III-56
B.Market Analytics III-56
Table 64: Taiwanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Laser Systems in Material Processing Applications
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

Table 65: Taiwanese Historic Review for Laser Systems in
Material Processing Applications Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

5e. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC III-58
A.Market Analysis III-58
Current & Future Analysis III-58
Natural Calamities Hurt Market Sentiment in Thailand in Year
2011 III-58
B.Market Analytics III-59
Table 66: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Laser Systems in Material Processing
Applications Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 67: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Laser
Systems in Material Processing Applications Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

6. MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA III-61
A.Market Analysis III-61
Current & Future Analysis III-61
Product Launch III-61
B.Market Analytics III-61
Table 68: Middle East & Africa Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Laser Systems in Material Processing
Applications Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-61

Table 69: Middle East & Africa Historic Review for Laser
Systems in Material Processing Applications Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

7. LATIN AMERICA III-63
A.Market Analysis III-63
Current & Future Analysis III-63
B.Market Analytics III-63
Table 70: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Laser Systems in Material Processing
Applications by Region - Brazil and Rest of Latin America
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63

Table 71: Latin American Historic Review for Laser Systems
in Material Processing Applications by Region - Brazil and
Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

Table 72: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Laser
Systems in Material Processing Applications by Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Brazil and Rest of
Latin America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

7a. BRAZIL III-66
A.Market Analysis III-66
Current & Future Analysis III-66
B.Market Analytics III-66
Table 73: Brazilian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Laser Systems in Material Processing Applications
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

Table 74: Brazilian Historic Review for Laser Systems in
Material Processing Applications Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

7b. REST OF LATIN AMERICA III-68
A.Market Analysis III-68
Current & Future Analysis III-68
B.Market Analytics III-68
Table 75: Rest of Latin America Recent Past, Current &
Future Analysis for Laser Systems in Material Processing
Applications Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-68

Table 76: Rest of Latin America Historic Review for Laser
Systems in Material Processing Applications Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69


IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 87 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 106)

The United States (28)
Japan (6)
Europe (50)
- France (6)
- Germany (15)
- The United Kingdom (10)
- Italy (5)
- Rest of Europe (14)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (20)
Middle East (1)
Africa (1)