April 27, 2015


12th International Laser Marketplace provides insight into the global market of laser materials processing

Co-Organized with Optech Consulting LASER World of PHOTONICS 2015 again stages the 12th International Laser Marketplace. The seminar on Laser Materials Processing takes place on Wednesday, 24 June, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., in the conference room of the Press Centre West of the Messe München fairground. Worldwide leading experts will discuss international markets and market trends as well as new applications and technologies. The first International Laser Marketplace was founded in 1992. Since 1995 it is held in conjunction with LASER World of PHOTONICS in Munich.

The seminar attracts industry professionals including decision makers and senior executives across the laser industry, from component manufacturers to system integrators, end users, and investors.

One part of the seminar will cover the global marketplace and regional markets. The topics are:

“Global Laser Demand Climbs for Fifth Year—How Many Lasers Does the Market Need?”
Dr. Arnold Mayer, CEO, Optech Consulting, Switzerland

“China Laser Market Update—Current State and Future Prospects”
Dr. Qitao Lue, Chief Technology Officer, Han's Laser Technology Industry Group, China

“Industrial Laser Markets and Technologies in Japan: Status and Trends”
Dr. Kunihiko Washio, CEO, Paradigm Laser Research Ltd, Japan

The other part of the seminar will focus on current topics in the areas of laser application and new technologies:

“Laser Applications Enable the Production of Batteries Today and in the Future and Fuel
Laser Sales”
Klaus Löffler, Director International Sales, Trumpf Laser und Systemtechnik, Germany

“A New Efficient, Compact Vehicular Lighting System Using High-Power Semiconductor
Laser Diodes”
Dr. Abdelmalek Hanafi, BMW Group, Germany

“From Nanosecond to Femtosecond: Where Do Dominant Applications for Pulsed Lasers Fall Today and in the Future?”
Frank Gaebler, Director of Marketing, Coherent, USA

“From Medical Devices to Smartphones and Product Packages—Process Innovations Drive Non-Metal Laser Applications”
Dr. Christoph Rüttimann, Head of R&D, Rofin-Lasag Lasers, Switzerland

“Cleaning, De-Coating and Surface Activating by Light—Efficient Surface Treatment by Laser”
Olav G. Schulz, General Manager, SLCR Lasertechnik, Dueren, Germany

The 12th International Laser Marketplace will be held in English. For more information and registration please visit www.world-of-photonics.com/lasermarketplace.

Information for journalists
If you are interested in participating please contact Optech Consulting,
E-mail: info@optech-consulting.com
Information on OPTECH CONSULTING is available at:

Press Contact:
Ivanka Stefanova-Achter
PR Manager – Messe München GmbH
Phone: +49 89 949-21488
E-mail: ivanka.stefanova-achter@messe-muenchen.de

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