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11 Jul 18
Jenoptik buys Prodomax Automation…

…and ups its 2018 guidance. Canadian firm works in machine and process integration in auto industry.

11 Jul 18
Excelitas Technologies lands Research Electro Optics

Acquisitive Excelitas once again expands portfolio and global footprint as a single-source provider for commercial and defense markets.

11 Jul 18
Schott acquires Primoceler, laser glass-bonding specialist

Finnish company's unique laser-based bonding technique promises better packaging for MEMs to medical devices.

10 Jul 18
II-VI to boost its pump laser output

Manufacturing facilities worldwide set for investment and expansion to meet demand for data centers, comms applications.

06 Jul 18
Photonics roadshow heads to Barcelona

Latest series of events intended to help overcome market barriers for photonics SMEs in life sciences, food and agriculture.

05 Jul 18
Double Helix Optics wins $1M investment in Luminate competition

Startup offering computational optics for super-resolution imaging set to establish operations in Rochester.

03 Jul 18
LightPath buoyed by chalcogenide lens orders

Major US thermal imaging manufacturer emerges as new client for the Orlando optics provider.

02 Jul 18
Finisar readies Sherman plant for VCSEL production

Ribbon-cutting ceremony takes place next week; re-fitted Texas facility expected to be up and running by the end of the year.

28 Jun 18
UK's Bystronic acquires majority of automation specialist Antil

Deal represents Bystronic's second acquisition of an Italian manufacturer in the past three months, following TTM Laser.

20 Jun 18
Fiber lasers to outshine other sources as market takes off

Analyst firm IDTechEx forecasts global fiber laser system sales will reach $8.9 billion in 2028.

19 Jun 18
Finisar reveals ‘disappointing’ financial results

New CEO Hurlston unhappy with latest results, but expects revenues and margins to increase in next quarter.

18 Jun 18
Teledyne to build infrared sensors for next-gen space telescope

$23M deal to provide SWIR detectors that will make up a 300 million-pixel focal plane for NASA project.

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