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Laser Shipments Glow in 2nd Quarter


Laser Shipments Glow in 2nd Quarter

Tuesday, October 10, 2006
 
Second-quarter shipments of industrial laser equipment and systems for North America and U.S. exports rose 5.4 percent (to $180.5 million) compared to year-earlier figures, according to the Laser Systems Group of AMT-The Association for Manufacturing Technology. Exports accounted for $20.5 million of the shipments. Cutting applications represented the largest source of industrial-laser activity for the quarter, accounting for more than 75 percent of all shipments.

 

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