Lasers for industry 4.0 – latest trends in laser based manufacturing from Photonics21

With photonics technology, especially lasers, central to the digitising of manufacturing and industry 4.0 Photonics21 Working Group 2 have analysed EU funded projects in Laser Based Manufacturing from 2010 onward and compared to current market trends.

Whilst the technical content of funded projects to industry trends is strong, the analysis shows key emerging applications have not been covered. Although the UK’s relationship to Europe is in flux, these emerging applications present signficant global opportunities for all.

 

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Interesting. I guess you can’t say the laser is a solution looking for a problem anymore. Looks like it’s a pretty good time to be in the laser business… Thanks

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