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06 Nov 17
Hurricanes slow Biolase recovery

Restructuring dental laser company described by own CEO as 'still a work in progress'.

03 Nov 17
Orders soar at Electro Scientific

CEO Michael Burger hails 'extraordinary demand' for company’s laser micromachining equipment as stock price jumps 30%.

02 Nov 17
Lumentum reports steady Q1 with big hopes for Q2

CEO Alan Lowe says next quarter's $100 million-plus growth forecast is not just based on demand for 3D sensing VCSELs.

01 Nov 17
II-VI sees benefits of EUV 'surge'

Production lines for carbon dioxide laser optics running at full capacity thanks to adoption of new lithography tools.

01 Nov 17
Cognex delivers bumper quarter

Spike in sales of machine vision equipment for consumer electronics production generates record revenues and profit.

31 Oct 17
Ford's Argo self-drive unit acquires lidar firm Princeton Lightwave...

...while Innoviz, another leading LiDAR systems developer, extends its Series B funding to $73 million.

31 Oct 17
IPG boosted by high-power shift

Quarterly sales and income hit all-time highs as customers in China and Europe drive fiber laser demand.

26 Oct 17
FLIR rises on record backlog

Thermal imaging giant reports strong bookings momentum and sales boosted by addition of Point Grey Research.

25 Oct 17
MKS execs happy with growing Newport business

Centralized sales effort paying dividends as 'light and motion' unit’s sales jump 18% year-on-year.

19 Oct 17
PIC developer PHIX raises €1 million investment

Dutch silicon nitride-on-silicon photonic chip developer, sister firm to Lionix International, aims to address growing research markets.

19 Oct 17
Trumpf laser sales hit €1.23 billion

German laser and machine tool giant extols benefits of free trade and transatlantic relations as profits rise again.

18 Oct 17
ASML beats sales target on extra EUV shipment

Lithography giant on track to smash annual sales record as demand for tools stays strong.

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