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Thorlabs's top competitors include Gooch & Housego, Coherent, IPG Photonics, Lumentum, Qioptiq Photonics UK, Teledyne DALSA and Excelitas Canada.
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Thorlabs
Thorlabs
Thorlabs is a company that provides photonics equipment for research, manufacturing, and biomedical applications.
Gooch & Housego
Gooch & Housego
Gooch & Housego researches, designs, engineers, manufactures, and sells photonic systems, components, and instrumentation.
Coherent
Coherent
Coherent is a provider of lasers, laser-based technologies, and laser-based system solutions.
IPG Photonics
IPG Photonics
IPG Photonics is a company manufacturing high-power fiber lasers, fiber amplifiers, hybrid fiber or solid-state, and diode lasers.
Lumentum
Lumentum
Lumentum is a designer and manufacturer of optical and photonic products that enable optical networking and laser applications.
Qioptiq Photonics UK
Qioptiq Photonics UK
Qioptiq Photonics UK is a company that designs and manufactures photonic products and solutions.
Teledyne DALSA
Teledyne DALSA
Teledyne DALSA is a company that designs, develops, manufactures, and markets digital imaging products and solutions.
Excelitas Canada
Excelitas Canada
Excelitas Canada is a company that designs, develops, manufactures, and markets a range of photonic products, technologies, and solutions.
Founding Date
Founding Date
1989
Founding Date
1948
Founding Date
1966
Founding Date
1990
Founding Date
2015
Founding Date
1993
Founding Date
1980
Founding Date
2007
Type
Type
Private
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Subsidiary
Type
Subsidiary
Type
Subsidiary
Tags
Locations
Locations
Newton, US HQ
São Carlos, BR
Saint Laurent, CA
Shanghai, CN
Maisons Laffitte, FR
Bergkirchen, DE
Dortmund, DE
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Locations
Ilminster , GB HQ
Saclay, FR
Seefeld, DE
Nagoya, JP
Glenrothes, GB
Saint Asaph, GB
Torquay, GB
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Locations
Santa Clara, US HQ
Hilton, AU
Oudenaarde, BE
Mississauga, CA
Beijing, CN
Nanjing, CN
Shanghai, CN
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Locations
Oxford, US HQ
Granja Viana, BR
Burlington, CA
Kingston, CA
Beijing, CN
Beijing, CN
Shanghai, CN
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Locations
San Jose, US HQ
Ottawa, CA
Shenzhen, CN
Shenzhen, CN
Vélizy Villacoublay, FR
Milano, IT
Sagamihara, JP
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Locations
Saint Asaph, GB HQ
Bodelwyddan, GB
Hamble Le Rice, GB
Locations
Waterloo, CA HQ
Bromont, CA
Montréal, CA
Shanghai, CN
Krailling, DE
Toshima City, JP
Eindhoven, NL
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Locations
Vaudreuil-Dorion, CA HQ
Mississauga, CA
Montréal, CA
Employees
Employees
9701% increase
Employees
96411% increase
Employees
4,8756% decrease
Employees
6,0602% increase
Employees
5,6183% increase
Employees
734% increase
Employees
7631% increase
Employees
250
Valuation ($)
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
391.4 m
Valuation ($)
6.4 b
Valuation ($)
8.9 b
Valuation ($)
6.6 b
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
N/A
Twitter followers
Twitter followers
3.6 k
Twitter followers
1.2 k
Twitter followers
2.3 k
Twitter followers
730
Twitter followers
1.7 k
Twitter followers
1 k
Twitter followers
3 k
Twitter followers
N/A
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
26
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
11
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
44
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
10
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
11
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
27
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
32
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
N/A
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
4.5
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
0.8
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
1.4
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
0.7
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
2
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
1.3
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
1.4
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
N/A
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
84.62%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
45.45%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
81.82%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
50%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
100%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
100%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
93.75%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
N/A
Alexa Website Rank
Alexa Website Rank
89768
Alexa Website Rank
196712
Alexa Website Rank
210387
Alexa Website Rank
203983
Alexa Website Rank
314405
Alexa Website Rank
N/A
Alexa Website Rank
258295
Alexa Website Rank
N/A
Employee Rating
Employee Rating
N/A
Employee Rating
3
Employee Rating
4.5
Employee Rating
3
Employee Rating
4
Employee Rating
N/A
Employee Rating
N/A
Employee Rating
N/A

Financial

Revenue (est.)
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
£124.9m (FY, 2018)
Revenue (est.)
$1.2b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
$1.2b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
$1.7b (FY, 2021)
Revenue (est.)
£10m (FY, 2019)
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Cost of goods
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
£74.8m (FY, 2018)
Cost of goods
$818.1m (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
$661.7m (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
$959.7m (FY, 2021)
Cost of goods
£5.8m (FY, 2019)
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
N/A
Gross profit
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
£50.1m (FY, 2018)
Gross profit
$410.9m (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
$539m (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
$783.1m (FY, 2021)
Gross profit
£4.2m (FY, 2019)
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
N/A
Net income
Net income
N/A
Net income
£7.2m (FY, 2018)
Net income
($414.1m) (FY, 2020)
Net income
$160.3m (FY, 2020)
Net income
$397.3m (FY, 2021)
Net income
£4.5m (FY, 2019)
Net income
N/A
Net income
N/A

Operating

Backlog
Backlog
N/A
Backlog
N/A
Backlog
$548m (FY, 2020)
Backlog
$673.7m (FY, 2020)
Backlog
$453.1m (FY, 2019)
Backlog
N/A
Backlog
N/A
Backlog
N/A
Patent Applications
Patent Applications
N/A
Patent Applications
N/A
Patent Applications
185 (FY, 2020)
Patent Applications
475 (FY, 2020)
Patent Applications
490 (FY, 2019)
Patent Applications
N/A
Patent Applications
N/A
Patent Applications
N/A
Patents (US)
Patents (US)
61 (May, 2021)
Patents (US)
N/A
Patents (US)
N/A
Patents (US)
N/A
Patents (US)
1.1 k (FY, 2019)
Patents (US)
N/A
Patents (US)
N/A
Patents (US)
N/A
Patents Issued
Patents Issued
N/A
Patents Issued
N/A
Patents Issued
880 (FY, 2020)
Patents Issued
500 (FY, 2020)
Patents Issued
N/A
Patents Issued
N/A
Patents Issued
N/A
Patents Issued
N/A

Funding

Total funding raised
Total funding raised
$ 1.1m
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
$ 82.4m
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
N/A
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Gooch & Housego
HQ
Ilminster , GB
Employees
964↑ 11% increase

Gooch & Housego researches, designs, engineers, manufactures, and sells photonic systems, components, and instrumentation.

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Coherent
HQ
Santa Clara, US
Employees
4,875↓ 6% decrease

Coherent is a provider of lasers, laser-based technologies, and laser-based system solutions.

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IPG Photonics
HQ
Oxford, US
Employees
6,060↑ 2% increase

IPG Photonics is a company manufacturing high-power fiber lasers, fiber amplifiers, hybrid fiber or solid-state, and diode lasers.

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Lumentum
HQ
San Jose, US
Employees
5,618↑ 3% increase

Lumentum is a designer and manufacturer of optical and photonic products that enable optical networking and laser applications.

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