Significant improvement in the macroeconomic environment and an expanding fiber laser portfolio prompts prediction of a 23% increase in sales next year.
Supplier of sapphire substrates sees average selling price jump 30% sequentially as LED manufacturers ramp capacity.
Laser giant Coherent expects its financial performance to remain strong throughout 2011 as it begins to capitalise on the flat-panel display opportunity.
With growing market penetration in cutting and deep-engraving applications, IPG Photonics moves to increase its manufacturing capacity.
Following a EUR60 million investment, the developer of CIGS solar cells plans to build a facility with 180 MW annual production capacity.
Optics company Rocky Mountain Instrument to repay all creditors following Chapter 11 reorganization, final settlement of ITAR violation.
DALSA reports continued strong demand in its digital imaging business and a return to profitability in its semiconductor division during Q3.
Leading supplier of solar modules has just completed the largest PV facility in the world, and will shortly embark on some much larger projects.
The optoelectronic component maker crashes 40% in value as investors are spooked by cautious guidance for the forthcoming quarter.
Optical metrology and precision optics vendor Zygo set to purchase ASML's highly regarded Richmond, California, operation for up to $10M.
As quarterly revenues reach an all-time high and orders continue to grow, shares in the diversified optics and laser vendor reach a three-year high.
Sustained demand gives laser vendors tentative optimism going into 2011, but political support for clean technologies is key, says Longbow Research.