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26 Feb 14
TSI buys Raman specialist Enwave Optronics

Deal expands Minnesota company’s spectroscopy instrumentation offering.

20 Feb 14
Rubicon: sapphire demand 'rebounding'

The sapphire boule manufacturer adds core capacity as adoption of LED solid-state lighting boosts momentum.

19 Feb 14
Photonics Industries expands sites in China and US

Also launches new ultraviolet nanosecond laser.

18 Feb 14
GSI to splash $93.5M on Jadak Technologies acquisition

Machine vision and barcode scanner firm will add significantly to GSI's presence in the medical sector.

18 Feb 14
IPG optimistic on systems and 3D printing

Fiber laser manufacturer posts another sharp increase in sales revenues for fiscal year 2013.

14 Feb 14
Lumenis set for $100M-plus Nasdaq share offering

The Israel-based manufacturer of medical laser systems files to list 6.25 million shares on the US technology exchange.

14 Feb 14
Microelectronics and 3D printing bolster Newport’s order book

Strong start to 2014 for the photonics company as the semiconductor capital equipment purchasing cycle ticks up.

13 Feb 14
Germany’s VDMA predicts positive prospects for machine vision

National market expected to grow by 5% in 2014; Frankfurt roundtable assesses global opportunities.

12 Feb 14
Oxford Instruments completes Andor takeover

Acquisition process began with rebuffed proposal back in July 2013.

10 Feb 14
Laser sales set to grow with recovering economies

Seminar in San Francisco hears that sensing applications will be a key growth driver in the coming years.

07 Feb 14
Flir sees new markets ahead

Defense sales slip but smartphone application should drive growth and awareness.

07 Feb 14
Rofin hit by fall in marking and micro-applications

Quarterly sales lower but development of new fiber laser modules stays on track.

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