Search Menu
Photonics Media Photonics Buyers' Guide Photonics EDU Photonics Spectra BioPhotonics EuroPhotonics Industrial Photonics Photonics Showcase Photonics ProdSpec Photonics Handbook
More News
Email Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Comments

2004 Laser Shipments Climbed 52 Percent

Photonics Spectra
Apr 2005
At more than $641 million, 2004 shipments of industrial laser equipment and systems for North American exports, including the US, were up 52 percent over 2003 figures, according to the Laser Systems Product Group of the Association for Manufacturing Technology in McLean, Va. Based on statistics from 41 companies, the report indicates that shipments within North America amounted to $457.2 million, while exports totaled $183.2 million.

Shipments of CO2 laser systems increased 55 percent, and Nd:YAG lasers, 47 percent. More than half of the laser activity involved cutting applications. Nearly 55 percent of the devices shipped were of the CO2 type, and nearly three-quarters of the total dispatches were configured as laser systems.

Businessindustrialindustrial laser equipmentlaser systemslight speed

Terms & Conditions Privacy Policy About Us Contact Us
back to top
Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn YouTube RSS
©2018 Photonics Media, 100 West St., Pittsfield, MA, 01201 USA,

Photonics Media, Laurin Publishing
x Subscribe to Photonics Spectra magazine - FREE!
We use cookies to improve user experience and analyze our website traffic as stated in our Privacy Policy. By using this website, you agree to the use of cookies unless you have disabled them.