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10 Aug 20
Thermal camera demand spurs FLIR sales and bookings

Orders for equipment used to screen people for elevated skin temperature remain at high levels.

07 Aug 20
Jenoptik’s revenues drop by 12% in first half of 2020

Light & Production division business slumps due to pandemic; but some positive demand from semiconductor industry and public sector.

07 Aug 20
Lasea Group purchases majority of the shares of Optec

Combined group to offer lasers for medical, electronics, academic and luxury goods markets.

06 Aug 20
China rebound boosts nLight sales

Build-out of 5G networks and related handsets helps fiber and semiconductor laser firm to post highest-ever quarterly revenues.

05 Aug 20
Coherent order book hit by Covid-19 slowdown

But emergence of 5G and flexible smart phones with organic LED screens offers hope of sustainable recovery.

04 Aug 20
China demand helps offset Covid-19 impact at IPG Photonics

Fiber laser firm reports better-than-expected quarterly financial results but near-term outlook remains uncertain.

03 Aug 20
Agricultural solar panel developer Insolight raises CHF 5M

EPFL spin-off backed by Swiss investors – on top of a CHF 10 M EU grant from HIPERION consortium.

30 Jul 20
Cognex swings to rare loss on Covid-19 impact

But the machine vision company will pay out another $10M shareholder dividend and expects revenues to bounce back in the current quarter.

28 Jul 20
Lumibird seeks medical recovery as like-for-like sales fall 17%

French firm hopes that expanding medical laser business will help it bounce back from the impact of the pandemic.

28 Jul 20
Orders down at Trumpf as Covid-19 'catalyzes' automotive slump

Laser giant also posts 8% decline in sales in preliminary results for latest financial year.

22 Jul 20
Teledyne Technologies second quarter sales dip 5% on Q2, 2019

Robert Mehrabian, Executive Chairman says, "much uncertainty remains in 2020; we do not know the pace of recovery."

21 Jul 20
Trumpf and STMicro partner on ultra wideband positioning systems

As part of deal, Trumpf also selling stake in BeSpoon, a developer of software and UWB chips for indoor localization.

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