Coherent, along with its subsidiaries, is involved in supplying photonics-based solutions in a range of commercial and scientific research applications. The company designs, manufactures and markets lasers, precision optics, and related accessories for customers. Coherent has its operations in the Americas, Europe, and Asia.
The company operates its business through two segments: Commercial Lasers and Components (CLC), and Specialty Lasers and Systems (SLS).
Coherent's CLC segment focuses on products that are offered in set configurations. It offers the product architectures which are designed for easy exchange at the point of use such that product service and repairs are based upon replacement and depot (factory) repair. CLC's primary markets include materials processing, and original equipment manufacturing (OEM) components, instrumentation and microelectronics. In FY2016, the Commercial Lasers and Components (CLC) segment reported revenues of USD226.1 million, which accounted for 26.4% of the company's total revenue.
The company's SLS segment develops and manufactures configurable products serving the microelectronics, scientific research and government programs, and OEM components and instrumentation markets. In FY2016, the Specialty Lasers and Systems (SLS) segment reported revenues of USD631.3 million, which accounted for 73.6% of the company's total revenue.
Coherent offers its products to the markets: microelectronics, materials processing, OEM components and instrumentation, and scientific research and government programs.
The company supports three sectors in the microelectronics market, which includes flat panel display (FPDs) manufacturing, advanced packaging and interconnects, and semiconductor front-end.
Coherent offers FPDs which are used in various applications such as mobile phones, tablets, ultra books, laptop computers, and televisions. The company's AVIA, Rapid, Talisker and DIAMOND CO2 lasers are used in other production processes for FPDs including drilling, cutting, patterning, marking, and yield improvement. The company provides advanced packaging and interconnects such as low-k and thinner silicon. Coherent offers lasers that are used for drilling microvias in chip assemblies and in PCBs (printed circuit board).
In the materials processing market, the company offers lasers that are used in industrial manufacturing applications such as cutting, welding, joining, drilling, perforating, and marking of metals and nonmetals. The company also supplies lasers for metal processing; and for laser marking, nonmetals processing, and precision micromachining.
Coherent provides various commercial applications for OEM components and instrumentation market. Coherent's applications include bio-instrumentation, medical OEM's, graphic arts and display and machine vision. The company also supports the laser-based instrumentation market with laser-related components, including diode lasers for optical pumping. It offers various applications, including Bio-instrumentation and medical therapy.
The company's Bio-instrumentation applications for lasers include bio-agent detection for point source and standoff detection of pathogens or other bio-toxins; confocal microscopy for biological imaging that allows researchers and clinicians to visualize cellular and subcellular structures and processes with an amount of detail; DNA sequencing that provides automation and data acquisition rates; drug discovery - genomic and proteomic analyzes that enable drug discovery to proceed at various rates; and flow cytometry for analyzing single cells or populations of cells in a heterogeneous mixture, including blood samples. The company's OBIS, Galaxy, Sapphire, BioRay and Genesis lasers are used in several bio-instrumentation applications.
Coherent sells components and lasers to medical laser companies in end-user applications such as ophthalmology, aesthetic, surgical, therapeutic, and dentistry. The company's DIAMOND series CO2 lasers are used in ophthalmic, aesthetic, and surgical markets; and OBIS, Genesis, and Sapphire lasers are used in the retinal scanning market in diagnostic imaging systems as well as new ground breaking in-vivo imaging applications.
The company offers products for the scientific research and government programs market which include ultrafast lasers, DPSS lasers, continuous-wave (CW) systems, excimer gas lasers, and water-cooled ion gas lasers. Coherent's portfolio of lasers that address the scientific research market include Chameleon, COMPexPro, Evolution, Legend, Libra, MBD, MBR, Monaco, Vitara, Mephisto, Mira and Verdi lasers.
Geographically, the company classifies its operations into eight segments, namely the US, South Korea, Japan, China, Germany, Europe, Other, Asia-Pacific, Other, and Rest of the World. In FY2016, the US segment accounted for 23.9% of the company's total revenues, followed by South Korea with 21.9%; Japan with 22.6%; China with 7.4%; Germany with 8.3%; Europe, Other with 6.5%; Asia-Pacific, Other with 4.2%; and Rest of the World with 5.2%.
Coherent's subsidiaries include: Coherent (Deutschland), GmbH; Coherent (U.K.) Ltd.; Coherent Japan KK.; Coherent Investments, Inc.; COHR International Trading C.V.; Coherent (Beijing) Commercial Company Ltd.; Coherent Canada, Inc.; Coherent Singapore PTE Ltd.; and COHR Malaysia SDN. BHD; among others.
Scope of the Report
-- About the Company - Historical Details, Current Ownership Structure and basic overview of Coherent, Inc. in terms of revenue, net income, and operating income.
-- Financials - Details about Coherent, Inc. listing status, annual financial reports (for the past 5 years), key financial highlights and region wise and category wise breakdown of their net revenue.
-- Products / Services - Listing of the company’s entire portfolio along with description of individual products / services providing a clear picture of their target audience.
-- Company SWOT Analysis - Outlines Coherent, Inc.’s strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities and threats facing the company.
-- Recent Developments - Showcases Coherent, Inc.’s recent developments including mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, collaborations, new product launches, investment and divestment plans.
-- Strategic Evaluation - Provides an overview of Coherent, Inc.’s corporate goals and strategic initiatives and evaluates their outcomes along with outlining any persisting legal issues and outlook of our in-house analyst panel on the particular company.
-- Technology Landscape - Details how the company allocates its IT budget across the core areas of its business, CIO/CTO Profile, Key IT Initiatives and Deals undertaken buy the company at present along with outlook.
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1. About the Company
1.1 History and Basic Facts
1.2 Ownership Structure and Key Executives
1.3 Head Office
1.4 Other Locations & Subsidiaries
1.5 List of Competitors
1.6 Employee Count & Distribution
2.1 Company Type (Listed / Unlisted)
2.2 Annual Statements
2.3 Key Financial Highlights
2.4 Region-wise Breakdown
3. Product / Services
4. SWOT Analysis
4.1 SWOT Overview
5. Recent Developments
5.1 Mergers & Acquisitions
5.2 Partnerships, Collaborations & Joint Ventures
5.3 New Product Launches
5.4 Business Expansion / Divestment
6. Strategic Evaluation
6.1 Corporate Strategy
6.2 Legal Issues
6.3 Analyst Outlook
7. Technology Landscape
-- 7.1.1 Industry Snapshot
-- 7.1.2 IT Spend
-- 7.1.3 Key Information Technology Trends
-- 7.2.1 IT Overview
-- 7.2.2 Key IT Technologies
-- 7.2.3 Recent IT Initiatives
-- 7.2.4 IT Outsourcing Engagements
-- 7.2.5 Key IT Management
-- 7.2.6 CIO/CTO Profile
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