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.
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.
USA is the top country/region for patent coverage with a total of 2,183 patents.
Germany comes in 2nd with a total of 1,129 patents.
WIPO(PCT) rounds up the top 3 with a total of 913 patents.
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.
The ranking below shows some of the most valuable and important patents in this industry.
|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|
This shows the top companies in this industry based on their patent output, providing an approximation of each their innovation rate.