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17 Aug 21
Rockley completes SPAC merger; eyes commercial launch in 2022

Silicon photonics company will target the wearables sector with its 'clinic-on-a-wrist' modules.

12 Aug 21
Jenoptik reports ‘record’ second quarter trading figures

Revenue up 29.6% in second quarter of 2021; first half-year revenue up 18.3% to €389 million; full year’s forecast raised.

11 Aug 21
Universal Display announces ‘improved’ Q2 financials

OLED company is “on track for 30% sales growth and record high for annual revenue," states CFO.

11 Aug 21
II-VI passes $3BN milestone as 3D sensing sales double

Revenues and profits up sharply, while Coherent merger is now expected to complete in early 2022.

11 Aug 21
nLight beats forecast as it prepares to extend power range

New 20 kW fiber laser set to make its debut at forthcoming Fabtech show in Chicago.

10 Aug 21
Cognex upbeat after best-ever quarter

Machine vision specialist also launches new bar code reader featuring both a liquid lens and a steerable mirror.

04 Aug 21
IPG slips on China slowdown fears

Fiber laser firm reports solid increase in sales and profits, but outlook weighs on stock price.

03 Aug 21
Expanding MKS posts record sales figure

Constrained supply of electronic components does little to slow momentum as investment in photonics pays dividends.

28 Jul 21
Teledyne on the up as FLIR integration proceeds ahead of schedule

Post-merger cost savings target should now be hit two years earlier than expected.

28 Jul 21
Corning capitalizes on fiber demand

5G roll-out and data center expansions push divisional sales beyond $1BN in latest quarter.

27 Jul 21
VCSEL market to double in five years

Analyst report suggests that ‘continuously evolving’ market will be worth $2.4 BN globally in 2026.

23 Jul 21
Trumpf reports €3.5 billion in annual sales – again

2020-2021 sales match previous year’s level. Order book looking “strong” despite impact of Covid-19 pandemic.

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