Industrial Innovation: Machine Tools & Accessories Industry

Updated Time: 4 Jul 2017

The Machine Tools & Accessories Industry has a total of 6,003 granted patents and 6,688 patent applications distributed into 4,825 patent families. Based on the countries of patent applications, the key markets are USA, Germany and WIPO(PCT). The main technology areas are turning; boring, shafts; flexible shafts; pivots; bearings and milling. The top companies in this industry are KENNAMETAL, HIWIN TECH and TIMKEN COMPANY.

9,631Total Patents

6,003 Grants

6,688 Applications

The Machine Tools & Accessories Industry has a grant to application ratio of 0.898, which is approximately 1 patent granted for every 1.114 patent applications.

Machine Tools & Accessories Granted

Geographic Breakdown

By showing the geographic breakdown of the patents in this technology field, it is possible to determine the territorial markets in which the technology field is prominent or which markets have opportunities for development.

TOP 3 Countries

  • USA
    USA

    USA is the top country/region for patent coverage with a total of 2,183 patents.

  • Germany
    Germany

    Germany comes in 2nd with a total of 1,129 patents.

  • WIPO(PCT)
    WIPO(PCT)

    WIPO(PCT) rounds up the top 3 with a total of 913 patents.

Key Technologies

Through grouping the patents in the technology field into their various technology areas, it is possible to identify the core technology areas of this field.

Machine Tools & Accessories Key Technologies

Valuable Patents

The ranking below shows some of the most valuable and important patents in this industry.

Rank Patent Title
1 US20110311324A1 METAL CUTTING SYSTEM FOR EFFECTIVE COOLANT DELIVERY
2 EP1897643B3 Milling cutter tool for high feed face milling and method for performing plunge or ramping milling
3 US20120190688A1 APOPTOSIS-INDUCING AGENTS FOR THE TREATMENT OF CANCER AND IMMUNE AND AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES
4 RU2487781C2 ARTICLE WITH NANO-LAYER COATING
5 US8841005 Articles having improved resistance to thermal cracking

Main Companies

This shows the top companies in this industry based on their patent output, providing an approximation of each their innovation rate.

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