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10 Nov 21
Cognex outlook trimmed as supply chain challenges drag on sales and margins

Another quarter of record-breaking revenues, but lower profits as shipments of higher-margin products are delayed.

10 Nov 21
Aeva and Luminar deals show lidar gaining traction

Fabrinet to manufacture chip-scale lidar modules for Aeva; Luminar selected for Nvidia’s automotive platform.

09 Nov 21
Record-breaking bookings at buoyant II-VI

Quarterly bookings approach the billion-dollar mark, with strong traction in all major markets.

04 Nov 21
Lumentum to acquire NeoPhotonics for $900M

Top-tier vendor also reports jump in sales revenues thanks in part to strong demand for fiber lasers.

03 Nov 21
ams Osram reports ‘robust’ Q3 results delivering strong profitability

However, company warns of demanding supply chain environment and market imbalances.

03 Nov 21
DustPhotonics narrows focus with $33M venture round

Israeli startup to phase out transceiver product line and concentrate on silicon photonics under new CEO.

02 Nov 21
IPG sales rise despite China slowdown

Fiber laser firm benefiting from widespread investment in electric vehicle and solar cell production.

27 Oct 21
Lidar rebound boosts Lumibird figures

Sales rise 13% in third quarter as the French company's photonics division reports solid growth.

26 Oct 21
Orders and profits up sharply at Trumpf

Unexpectedly high level of orders at laser firm tempered by uncertainty over chip shortages and inflation.

21 Oct 21
Micro projector developer TriLite raises €8M to boost ARVR glasses aims

Austrian developer of laser projection display technology targeting end market for “smart” glasses.

21 Oct 21
SWIR Vision Systems raises $5M to grow quantum-dot camera business

North Carolina firm looking to target industrial imaging, automotive, and consumer electronics sectors.

20 Oct 21
EUV boom powers record results at ASML

Lithography giant has also agreed to sell parts of its Berliner Glas subsidiary to Jenoptik.

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