News that the UK technology firm Oxford Instruments is aiming to buy out Andor sends stock up 25%.
Latest streamlining of the slimmed-down photonics company has already seen cuts in Israel.
Annual sales rise 4% on last year, but a slowdown in orders knocks Rofin's stock price.
Medical laser treatment development company opens new facility in London.
US engineering giant splashes $120m on Canadian developer of innovative portable 3D measurement systems.
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.