“Research Reforms to be the key driver for exponential growth of Indian LASER industry in the coming Decade!!”

Online PR News – 25-September-2012 – Mumabi – Mumbai :The first edition of the LASER World of PHOTONICS INDIA was held from September 14 until 16 2012 at Bombay Exhibition Centre (BEC) in Mumbai

LASER WORLD of PHOTONICS INDIA 2012, the three day exhibition on the photonics technolgy at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, played host to 127 exhibitors from 15 countries with pavilions from Germany, China, Japan and Lithuania and 2688 trade visitors attended the event.
The visitors came from industry sectors like automotive, telecommunications, medical, diamond as well as research institutes and others.
Norbert Bargmann, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Messe München GmbH mentioned: “We are happy that the first edition of the show was successful. We were greatly supported by Indian laser and photonics associations. The international range of exhibitors and the number of visitors was more than satisfying. Exhibitors reaffirmed that this platform is what they needed in India. It showed: This new business platform is an important step towards further developing the emerging market for optical technologies in India.”
Leading companies of the sector offered visitors the latest cutting-edge products, technologies and industrial applications. The show, organized by Messe München International India established itself as an enabler for the development of the photonics industry in India.
Dr. Lalit Kumar, Managing Director – Laser Science said, “The exhibition was conducted very professionally and the seminars on different scientific and industrial topics were added features. These exhibitions act as a platform to encourage the use of LASER in high-end applications like Semi-Conductors, Flat Panels for smart-phones and laptops, Solar Panels, etc., which would eventually be the driver for the exponential growth of the LASER Industry in India. The industry is growing annually at the rate of around 25% and will continue to do so due to Government Investments in the sector. We are pleased to exhibit at the LASER WORLD of PHOTONICS India 2012 and look forward to participating in the next edition”
Mr. Soumitra Joshi, Managing Director, TRUMPF India Pvt. Ltd. mentioned, “We have been associated with Laser World of Photonics for a very long time now even at the events in Munich and Shanghai. It has always been a good partnership with defined target group reach and high standards of execution. The India edition of the Laser World of Photonics was planned and executed with excellence. The customer turnout as expected was targeted and up to the expectations. We had some quick opportunities discussed, which will convert into good returns at the earliest.”

LASER WORLD of PHOTONICS India 2012 was supported by The Optical Society of India (ILA), Photonics Society of India (PSI), OptecNet Germany, SPECTARIS and The Optical Society (OSA).
The next edition of LASER World of PHOTONICS INDIA will be held at the Bombay Exhibition Centre (BEC), Mumbai, India from 12-14 November 2013. Alongside, MMI India will also host Intersolar India and analytica Anacon India during the same period at the same venue.
About MMI India:
Messe München International (MMI) is one of the world's leading organizers of trade fairs. It organizes some 40 trade fairs for capital goods, consumer goods and new technologies and has special expertise in many sectors. As part of its international strategy, Messe München founded its own affiliated company in India with a registered office in Mumbai, in September 2007. MMI India Pvt. Ltd. has been founded to provide Messe München with timely and competent organizational support for its increasing involvement in India. In the coming years MMI India Pvt. Ltd. will include more verticals keeping in mind its international expansion strategy. With 6 subsidiaries abroad - in Europe and in Asia - and 67 foreign representatives covering 9 countries, MMI has a network that spans the globe.

LASER World of PHOTONICS INDIA revolves around innovative products as well as their industrial solutions and applications, which reflects actual developments in the industry around the world. LASER World of PHOTONICS INDIA intends to boost growth of the Indian laser industry by focusing on the industry's leading technologies. It offers opportunities to exhibitors and visitors alike.
The LASER World of PHOTONICS trade fairs and their congresses are the most important marketplaces and think tanks of the global laser and photonics industry and its users. They combine research and applications, and promote the use and ongoing development of optical technologies.

Messe München International has staged LASER World of PHOTONICS every two years since 1973. The World of Photonics Congress takes place in parallel, the largest Photonics Congress in Europe with the active involvement of the world's leading organizations. The sister trade fair LASER World of PHOTONICS CHINA is the leading regional trade fair for optical technologies in China. It takes place in Shanghai every March.

With a total of 1,677 exhibitors and more than 64,000 visitors in Munich, Shanghai and Mumbai, Messe München International is the world's leading trade fair organizer for laser and photonics.

Media Contact at Messe München International India:
Anish Gangar – Sr. Manager – Marketing Communications
MMI India Pvt. Ltd.
Phone: +91- 9820582197 / Fax: +91-22-4255 4719