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14 Aug 19
II-VI acquisition of Finisar delayed

Reorganized II-VI readies for 'plug and play' merger once Chinese authorities approve re-filed deal.

12 Aug 19
ams presents rival Osram bid

Austrian firm says €4.2 BN proposal, with 'fully committed' funding, would create global leader in sensing and photonics.

08 Aug 19
Lumentum bucks trend with confident outlook

Stock price rises sharply despite swing to net loss in the photonics company's latest fiscal year.

08 Aug 19
Jenoptik business steady in first half of 2019

Six-month update shows revenue of €383 M mirroring prior-year figure; order intake dips but firm still expects growth in 2019.

07 Aug 19
Trumpf orders dip amid 'toxic' uncertainty

Laser giant posts first decline in annual orders since the global financial crisis a decade ago.

06 Aug 19
China tariffs hit nLight margins

But company believes it is gaining traction with 12 kW fiber lasers in ‘challenging’ market.

05 Aug 19
Jenoptik steps up Berlin diode production

Investment in front-end processing tools to help address anticipated future demand for automotive lidar applications.

01 Aug 19
VCSELs a rare bright spot as auto slump squeezes Osram

Lighting and photonics technology firm posts a net loss of €35M as quarterly revenues tumble.

31 Jul 19
Coherent swings to loss amid trade tensions and fiber laser pressure

US laser firm consolidates fiber laser operations in Europe, and pivots away from cutting applications.

30 Jul 19
IPG outlook dimmed by 'escalating' trade conflict

Fiber laser giant says recovery in China has been reversed by geopolitical tensions, with Brexit complications only adding to the uncertainty.

30 Jul 19
Cognex sales down as key markets slump

Simultaneous slowdown in automotive and consumer electronics sectors hits machine vision firm's financial results.

29 Jul 19
FLIR continues acquisition spree with New England Optical Systems

Deal to buy Massachusetts-based infrared lens specialist revealed during latest earnings call.

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