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nLIGHT's top competitors include Electro Scientific Industries, Raycus, Maxphotonics and Applied Optoelectronics.
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nLIGHT
nLIGHT
nLIGHT is a company that is engaged in the development, design, and production of laser technologies and products.
Electro Scientific Industries
Electro Scientific Industries
Electro Scientific Industries (ESI) is a supplier of laser-based manufacturing solutions for the microtechnology industry.
Raycus
Raycus
Raycus (Wuhan Raycus Fiber Laser Technologies, 武汉锐科光纤激光技术股份有限公司) is a company engaged in the research, development, and scale production of fiber lasers.
Maxphotonics
Maxphotonics
Maxphotonics (深圳市创鑫激光股份有限公司) is a producer of lasers and optical devices.
Applied Optoelectronics
Applied Optoelectronics
Applied Optoelectronics (AOI) is a company that designs and manufactures fiber optic networking products.
Founding Date
Founding Date
2000
Founding Date
1944
Founding Date
2007
Founding Date
2004
Founding Date
1997
Type
Type
Public
Type
Subsidiary
Type
Public
Type
Private
Type
Public
Tags
Locations
Locations
Camas, US HQ
Shanghai, CN
Lohja, FI
Seoul, KR
Hillsboro, US
Vancouver, US
Locations
Beaverton, US HQ
Shanghai, CN
München, DE
Koto, JP
Gyeonggi Do, KR
Singapore, SG
Hsinchu County, TW
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Locations
Wu Han Shi, CN HQ
Locations
Shenzhen Shi, CN HQ
Locations
Sugar Land, US HQ
Ningbo Shi, CN
New Taipei City, TW
Duluth, US
Employees
Employees
1,3002% increase
Employees
1,291
Employees
2,53222% increase
Employees
2822% increase
Employees
2,5346% decrease
Valuation ($)
Valuation ($)
491 m
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
2.1 b
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
63.6 m
Twitter followers
Twitter followers
22
Twitter followers
6
Twitter followers
77
Twitter followers
30
Twitter followers
269
Alexa Website Rank
Alexa Website Rank
684028
Alexa Website Rank
809148
Alexa Website Rank
323508
Alexa Website Rank
495576
Alexa Website Rank
230902
Employee Rating
Employee Rating
2.9
Employee Rating
3.2
Employee Rating
N/A
Employee Rating
N/A
Employee Rating
2.7

Financial

Revenue (est.)
Revenue (est.)
$270.1m (FY, 2021)
Revenue (est.)
$367.9m (FY, 2018)
Revenue (est.)
¥2.3b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
$211.6m (FY, 2021)
Cost of goods
Cost of goods
$192.8m (FY, 2021)
Cost of goods
$207.1m (FY, 2018)
Cost of goods
(¥1.6b) (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
$173.9m (FY, 2021)
Gross profit
Gross profit
$77.3m (FY, 2021)
Gross profit
$160.8m (FY, 2018)
Gross profit
¥661.8m (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
$37.7m (FY, 2021)
Net income
Net income
($29.7m) (FY, 2021)
Net income
$116.2m (FY, 2018)
Net income
¥312.6m (FY, 2020)
Net income
N/A
Net income
($54.2m) (FY, 2021)

Operating

Backlog
Backlog
$38m (FY, 2018)
Backlog
$69.5m (FY, 2017)
Backlog
N/A
Backlog
N/A
Backlog
N/A
Patents (Foreign)
Patents (Foreign)
114 (FY, 2018)
Patents (Foreign)
1.1 k (FY, 2017)
Patents (Foreign)
N/A
Patents (Foreign)
N/A
Patents (Foreign)
130 (FY, 2020)
Patents (US)
Patents (US)
106 (FY, 2018)
Patents (US)
405 (FY, 2017)
Patents (US)
N/A
Patents (US)
N/A
Patents (US)
165 (FY, 2020)
Patents Pending (Foreign)
Patents Pending (Foreign)
60 (FY, 2018)
Patents Pending (Foreign)
252 (FY, 2017)
Patents Pending (Foreign)
N/A
Patents Pending (Foreign)
N/A
Patents Pending (Foreign)
N/A
Patents Pending (US)
Patents Pending (US)
121 (FY, 2018)
Patents Pending (US)
73 (FY, 2017)
Patents Pending (US)
N/A
Patents Pending (US)
N/A
Patents Pending (US)
N/A

Funding

Total funding raised
Total funding raised
$ 203.4m
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
$ 99m
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Electro Scientific Industries
HQ
Beaverton, US

Electro Scientific Industries (ESI) is a supplier of laser-based manufacturing solutions for the microtechnology industry.

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Raycus
HQ
Wu Han Shi, CN
Employees
2,532↑ 22% increase

Raycus (Wuhan Raycus Fiber Laser Technologies, 武汉锐科光纤激光技术股份有限公司) is a company engaged in the research, development, and scale production of fiber lasers.

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Maxphotonics
HQ
Shenzhen Shi, CN
Employees
28↑ 22% increase

Maxphotonics (深圳市创鑫激光股份有限公司) is a producer of lasers and optical devices.

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Applied Optoelectronics
HQ
Sugar Land, US
Employees
2,534↓ 6% decrease

Applied Optoelectronics (AOI) is a company that designs and manufactures fiber optic networking products.

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