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Electro-Discharge Machines (EDM): Forecasts to 2018

DUBLIN, January 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of a new report "Electro-Discharge Machines (EDM): Forecasts to 2018" to their offering. 

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EDM technology includes three main types of machining: wire, small-hole, and RAM-type (or sinker). Each of these find application in very specific areas, and several alternative technologies are competing for market share in the advanced machining sector. Advancements in high-speed machining continues to temper the momentum in the die sinker market, and laser ablation is also making inroads into applications typically accomplished by chemical etching.

This report provides a complete analysis of the global market for RAM and Small-Hole EDM Machines. It also covers the global market size of the machining industry including wire EDM, electro-chemical, laser machining, and traditional mechanical machining. Market trends and forecasts are provided for the years 2012-2018.


  • Study Scope
  • Study Objectives
  • Methodology & Sources
  • Statistical Notes

Machine Types:

  • Electro-Discharge Machines (EDM)
  • RAM-Type
  • Small-Hole
  • Wire

End-User Industries Covered:

  • Aerospace
  • Alternative Energy
  • Automotive
  • Chemical Processing
  • Communications
  • Construction
  • Defense/Military
  • Die & Mold
  • Electronic/Optoelectronic
  • General Machining
  • Medical/Research
  • Mining
  • Oil & Gas
  • Paper & Pulp Industry
  • Power Generation
  • Railroads
  • Shipbuilding
  • Other

Geographic Coverage

Each machine type is specifically broken down by each of the following geographic regions:

  • China
  • United States
  • Germany
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Italy
  • France
  • Taiwan
  • United Kingdom
  • Brazil
  • Russia
  • CIS
  • India
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Other EU
  • Other NAFTA
  • Other Europe
  • Other Asia/Pacific
  • Other Latin America
  • Rest of World

Key Topics Covered: 

Section One: Industry Overview
I. Machining Technology Overview
II. Market Overview

Section Two: Wire EDM Market Analysis

Section Three: RAM-Type EDM Market Analysis

Section Four: Small-Hole Type EDM Market Analysis

Section Five: Producer Profiles

  • Beaumont Machine
  • Belmont Equipment & Technologies
  • Chmer EDM
  • Current EDM
  • GF Agiecharmilles
  • Makino Europe Gmbh
  • Mitsubishi EDM/Laser
  • OnaEDM
  • Sharp Precision Machine Tools
  • Sodick

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Media Contact: Laura Wood , +353-1-481-1716, [email protected]

SOURCE Research and Markets

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