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31 May 23
Nuburu ships blue lasers for industrial additive project

'Multiple units' delivered to partner Essentium to be used in additive manufacturing systems suitable for making metal parts.

30 May 23
US AIM Photonics launches new opto-electronic testing services

Expands access to client firms to advanced testing capabilities for prototypes.

25 May 23
LASER 2023 announces support program and slogan ‘Breadth that goes deep’

Variety of market views in forums; networking events; and Innovation Awards at rebooted Munich expo.

25 May 23
Fraunhofer ILT develops compact laser scanner for industrial applications

Reducing platform's dimensions should allow new end uses and enhance productivity.

17 May 23
Jenoptik posts ‘solid start’ to fiscal year 2023

Reports revenue growth of 12.2 percent and improved profitability.

16 May 23
Apple outlines use of one billion Trumpf laser components in iPhones

Used in proximity sensor to turn off display automatically when phone held to ear.

16 May 23
Sales and profits up sharply again at Zeiss

German optics giant now employs more than 40,000 people for the first time - and still has 2000 vacancies in Germany alone.

16 May 23
Lumibird adds Prima subsidiaries to growing portfolio

French photonics firm signs deal to acquire Italian firm’s Convergent Photonics subsidiary and operations in Boston.

11 May 23
Coherent's third quarter results paint a mixed picture

Laser giant reports revenue rise but profit drop due to higher costs; outlines consolidation and cost-cutting plan.

10 May 23
Laser upgrade at UK STFC to progress energy, medicine, imaging

High energy laser from Leonardo installed at Central Laser Facility in Oxfordshire.

04 May 23
MKS Instruments first quarter 2023 results show hints of recovery

Announces that its global operations are “restored” following February, 2023, ransomware attack.

03 May 23
Danish government blocks Hamamatsu acquisition of NKT Photonics

Deal valuing the company at €205M had been expected to complete in March.

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