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14 Aug 18
Gooch & Housego acquires medical device firm ITL in £22M deal

Maker of photonics devices and subsystems takes a step up the value chain and further diversifies.

13 Aug 18
Next year 'pivotal' for OLED industry

Key materials developer Universal Display expecting a pick-up in orders as new panel makers ramp production.

09 Aug 18
Jenoptik ups revenue and earnings in first half of 2018

Outlook for the full year raised by Executive Board; company upgrades Berlin diode laser production facilities.

09 Aug 18
Lumentum reports 'record' 2018 revenue of $1.25 billion

As latest quarter revenue hits $301m, company gives positive outlook for rest of year.

09 Aug 18
nLight gains traction in China

Diode and fiber laser firm reports qualification in several new ‘strategic’ accounts as it plans launch of higher-power sources in the near future.

08 Aug 18
OSI snaps up Luna’s optoelectronics unit

Sale should allow Luna to invest more in its fiber-optic platforms for sensing and test and measurement applications.

07 Aug 18
Annual II-VI sales top $1BN for first time

Diversified photonics technology firm sees stock price rise on solid outlook to follow record-breaking year.

07 Aug 18
ESI up strongly as sales boom continues

Laser microfabrication systems firm looking to expand reach with new tools for advanced PCB production.

02 Aug 18
Osram adjusts businesses amid 'difficult' market

Company revises down 2018 forecast, announces plan to sell luminaires business, aiming to save €140 million by 2020.

01 Aug 18
Metrohm snaps up B&W Tek

Gradual integration of US-headquartered spectroscopy business will see B&W Tek brand retained in the near term.

01 Aug 18
Coherent expecting sales to dip in 2019

But the laser company remains confident of a major long-term opportunity in organic LED display production, once competitors to Samsung have refined their manufacturing processes.

31 Jul 18
IPG Photonics orders down on 'macroeconomic and geopolitical uncertainty'

Fiber laser giant reports another record-breaking quarter but CEO Valentin Gapontsev sounds warning on global trade outlook.

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