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Legal form Ltd
Foundation 1990
Seat Puchheim (Bavaria), D[1]
Management Georg Hofner (CEO), Christian Huttenloher (COO)[1][2]
Number of employees 350
Sales 2015: Consolidated sales EUR 76 million
Industry OEM supplier for mechanical engineering

Scanlab develops, manufactures and sells galvanometer scanners and scanning solutions for deflecting laser beams.[1] The products are used in material processing and bio- and medical technology. Blackbird Robotersysteme GmbH and the Belgian company Next Scan Technology BVBA are affiliated companies of Scanlab GmbH.

The company produces over 35,000 scanning solutions per year. These are an essential component of laser processing machines, laser sintering machines, stereolithography machines and laser microscopes, as well as dermatological and ophthalmological devices. Scanlab is the market leader in its market.[3][4]

Scanlab also supplies innovative high-tech companies such as EOS, which has a monopoly position in laser sintering. According to information in its 2009 annual report, the company has a market share (in terms of turnover) of around 60 %.[1]

The solutions are also used in laser marking equipment for packaging, computer keyboards and numerous other industrial products. Scanning solutions are also used in production equipment for cutting a wide range of sheet thicknesses, fabrics, paper and also in the production of high-tech devices such as mobile phones, plasma screens, computers, MP3 players, solar modules, pacemakers and medical items.

The company was founded in 1990 as Scanlab GmbH. From 1999 until mid-2016, it operated as an “AG” (stock corporation).

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  1. a b c d Annual financial statements of Scanlab
  2. Unternehmensregister2019 Aktiengesellschaft, Puchheim as of December 31, 2010 and December 31, 2009 in the electronic Federal Gazette; retrieved on July 16, 2012
  3. Industry Forum 2011 (PDF; 182 kB)
  4. Industrieanzeiger 1999(Memento of Originals march 4, 2016 on the Internet Archive) Info:The archive linkwas inserted automatically and not yet checked. Please check original and archive link according to instructions and then remove this note.@1@2Template:Webachiv/IABot/