Facility in China will double production capacity of lasers and other photonic components.
AGM hears that strategy remains intact, despite uncertainties; Management Board reacts to "weak markets".
Fiber laser firm and recent Prism Award winner reports first full-year results since listing as a public company.
Strategic cooperation on fiber components signed by Heriot-Watt University spin-out and Japanese optical fiber giant.
Sales at machine vision firm up again, but dip in demand from consumer electronics sector and China dampens rate of growth.
Nine per cent fall to $330m in line with guidance; China sales tank, Europe down, but US demand boosted.
Order intake worth €874 m also at record high; firm says outlook is for “further growth in 2019”.
AM addition to deliver custom solutions, support R&D and help commercialize EOS 3D platforms.
Sales drop due to market conditions and political uncertainties hitting business development; Board taking measures to secure revenues.
Drop in orders affects results, but long-term market for products remains "tremendous opportunity."
Market for driver-assistance sensors still accelerating despite macroeconomic concerns.
Shareholders now persuaded of the benefits of Finisar deal, says the company.