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18 Jul 18
Stemmer Imaging expands market share in France by acquiring Elvitec

Following February IPO, expansive Stemmer expects French deal to boost revenues by €9 million (earnings by 11%).

18 Jul 18
Baraja joins lidar rush with tunable laser system

Venture-backed Sydney startup says novel approach will offer required combination of performance and cost.

17 Jul 18
Cooke Optics acquired in ‘welcome’ purchase by Caledonia Investments

$127 million investment to enable faster growth and new lenses; management team remains unchanged.

16 Jul 18
Bruker extends microscopy offering with JPK acquisition

Optical tweezers and fluorescence imaging techniques augment instrumentation firm’s burgeoning portfolio.

11 Jul 18
Jenoptik buys Prodomax Automation…

…and ups its 2018 guidance. Canadian firm works in machine and process integration in auto industry.

11 Jul 18
Excelitas Technologies lands Research Electro Optics

Acquisitive Excelitas once again expands portfolio and global footprint as a single-source provider for commercial and defense markets.

11 Jul 18
Schott acquires Primoceler, laser glass-bonding specialist

Finnish company's unique laser-based bonding technique promises better packaging for MEMs to medical devices.

10 Jul 18
II-VI to boost its pump laser output

Manufacturing facilities worldwide set for investment and expansion to meet demand for data centers, comms applications.

06 Jul 18
Photonics roadshow heads to Barcelona

Latest series of events intended to help overcome market barriers for photonics SMEs in life sciences, food and agriculture.

05 Jul 18
Double Helix Optics wins $1M investment in Luminate competition

Startup offering computational optics for super-resolution imaging set to establish operations in Rochester.

03 Jul 18
LightPath buoyed by chalcogenide lens orders

Major US thermal imaging manufacturer emerges as new client for the Orlando optics provider.

02 Jul 18
Finisar readies Sherman plant for VCSEL production

Ribbon-cutting ceremony takes place next week; re-fitted Texas facility expected to be up and running by the end of the year.

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