Stock price at lowest valuation since financial crisis as LED maker seeks new CEO.
Partnership deal with the car parts giant includes minority investment in the Israeli startup.
New state-of-the-art facility for optics and optofluidics activity should be up and running next year.
Strong demand across the photonics landscape as Jenoptik, Basler and SLM Solutions post their latest financial results.
Stock price up sharply as restructure puts the laser micromachining systems firm on a more profitable footing.
More venture capital cash for key photonics technology seen as critical for safe navigation of autonomous vehicles.
2017 saw first annual revenue to exceed $1 billion, up 11% on 2016; but outlook remains uncertain due to customer overstock.
Additional VCSEL capacity acquired in $80M purchase from Kaiam, which bought the facility just three months ago.
Component and module maker posts 47% year-on-year rise in annual sales as profits surge.
Stock price plunges in value by 20% as record revenues and profits fail to impress investors.
CEO and founder Valentin Gapontsev says demand for fiber lasers has "never been stronger".
Founder hails record quarter and ‘ridiculously high’ profits delivered by leading machine vision company.