Sensor maker ams cleared to bring forward its €4.3 BN offer, but influential German union criticizes the potential deal.
Culmination of longstanding collaboration between Lumibird subsidiary and Slovenian firm.
New 200,000 square-foot factory at site in McKinney will create 500 jobs.
Antenna applications in 5G networks to dominate nascent market before sensing, including lidar, becomes significant.
Huawei-related supply chain disruption and weaker industrial laser sector hit near-term outlook at photonics packager.
Q4 sales up 14.7% thanks to strong project business; annual revenue up by 8.3% to €109 million.
Reorganized II-VI readies for 'plug and play' merger once Chinese authorities approve re-filed deal.
Austrian firm says €4.2 BN proposal, with 'fully committed' funding, would create global leader in sensing and photonics.
Stock price rises sharply despite swing to net loss in the photonics company's latest fiscal year.
Six-month update shows revenue of €383 M mirroring prior-year figure; order intake dips but firm still expects growth in 2019.
Laser giant posts first decline in annual orders since the global financial crisis a decade ago.
But company believes it is gaining traction with 12 kW fiber lasers in ‘challenging’ market.