Annual sales rise 4% on last year, but a slowdown in orders knocks Rofin's stock price.
US engineering giant splashes $120m on Canadian developer of innovative portable 3D measurement systems.
Medical laser treatment development company opens new facility in London.
Market for sapphire is booming as smart phones adopt the scratch-proof gemstone.
'Lightning II' scanners selling strongly but GSI scales back its ambitions in the fiber laser sector.
Infrared detector manufacturer shifts headquarters from Chatenay-Malabry to Palaiseau*.
Supplier of laser microfabrication systems sees 18 per cent wiped off its stock price as demand lull continues.
Sales of high-power fiber lasers up strongly as firm reports customer interest in applications from 3D manufacturing to Arctic ice-breaking.
Maker of thin-film CdTe solar panels sees stock rise sharply on new bookings and technological progress.
Stock rises as the photonics company recovers from early-2013 woes.
Stock price at highest level in more than a decade as the laser vendor beats sales target in latest financial quarter.
Sapphire specialist Rubicon Technology benefits from new fingerprint recognition system as it predicts a wider recovery in 2014.