Analysis on China’s Laser Processing Products Market

Matching to yearly statistics by the Laser Sub-association of China Optics and Optoelectronics Manufacturers Association, sales of laser processing equipment have maintained a rapid progress in China in recent years. Attributing to a range of public consciousness activities including marketing promotions, exhibitions, popularization and end user trainings for the Chinese language market, the laser control market has been greatly developed and expanded, taking confidence to Chinese users in adopting this kind of advanced manufacturing technology, which also creates a preferable market environment where laser processing technology can be much more commonly applied.

At present, there are over 200 laser beam processing machine manufacturers working in China, supported by a strong professional labor force consisting of practically 20, 000 employees, among which the technicians account for 50%, and specialists with medium to senior complex titles account for thirty percent. In the mean time, the industry development in China also attracted the attention and follow-up by many people overseas laserlight processing equipment manufacturers. 

Laser beam cutters

Approximately the current sales of 1~4KW laserlight cutters in the Far east market have reached 300~350 sets, of which China’s supply could be over 200, and the snooze (over 100) were from foreign countries, such as Germany, Switzerland, Japan, Southerly Korea and Belgium. The biggest Chinese producer is Shanghai Unity Prima Laserlight Machinery Co., Ltd., rated 8th in a global production, and its twelve-monthly amount of orders has surpassed 100 sets. The other major producers are Huagong Laser Engineering Company. Ltd., Jinan Jiemai NUMERICAL CONTROL Engineering Co. Ltd., Shenyang Prima Laser Machine Company. Ltd., Jiangsu Jin Fangyuan Co. Ltd, etc.

Laser beam marking machine

At present, laser marking machine sales cover more than fifty percent of Chinese laser control machine sales, occupying a wide extent of the Chinese market, and greatly expanding the application industry fields, with application range even much wider than the overseas. Its gross annual amount of sales is around 4000~5000 machines. The well-known Chinese marking machines producers are companies such as Han’s Laser, Huagong Laser, Chu Tian Laserlight, Da Heng Laser, Guilin Stars Laser, ZHD Lazer.

25W~100W Laser processing machine

It mainly refers to the type applying a 25W~100W CO2 laser and a X-Y tabletop work-bench system, and also relates to the type making use of a Nd: YAG lazer machine integrated with gerüttel mirror. It can be applied in carving works, including inner carving, reducing, piercing, embroidering and minimize processing. Its twelve-monthly outcome is about 6, 1000, occupying the vast Oriental market, and it has been exported to locations including the Middle East, Southeast Asia, South usa, Far eastern Europe, and Africa. The well-known producers of X-Y work-bench machines are Zhejiang Boye Laser, Guangdong Yueming Laser and Wuhan Gold Laser.

Laser cladding technology and equipment for re-manufacturing industries

Laser processing technology for the reproducing industry mainly uses 5KW~10KW LASER high-power laser and its particular system. Its gross annual sales are approximately 100 sets. A comparatively outstanding company in this aspect is the Dalu Laser. They apply the laser micro profiling and cladding technology into practice and widely make use of it in industry fields. In the meantime, the company also produces laser devices and devices, being a leading enterprise of this technology in Cina. Other well-known organizations are Wuhan Goldensky Laser, Huagong Laserlight, and Unity Laser.