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29 Jul 15
Osram Q3 sales show 'continued profit performance'

Earnings margin up to 9.5%; revenue up 12%; carve-out of lamps business set for spring 2016.

27 Jul 15
Better LED margins boost Philips profit

Solid-state technology accounts for 40% of Philips' total lighting sales in latest quarter.

27 Jul 15
OmniVision shareholders back buy-out

Acquisition of the imaging sensor firm by Chinese private equity group still subject to regulatory approval.

24 Jul 15
Trumpf rides out 'difficult' market

Sales rise 5 per cent despite sale of German firm's medical business a year ago, suggest preliminary figures.

22 Jul 15
Navigant is latest to predict cost-competitive solar PV by 2020

Analyst report mirrors recent comments by First Solar CEO and suggests that annual market for PV installations will exceed $150BN in less than a decade.

22 Jul 15
LED firm Bridgelux sold to Chinese investor group

Californian lighting firm continues transition two years after selling its GaN-on-silicon chip technology to Toshiba.

20 Jul 15
Newport loses ground as sales stall

Stock sheds 10% of its value and drops to 12-month low.

20 Jul 15
LUXeXceL tops up venture round

Flemish investment company PMV adds 3D printing expertise in €7.5 M series B funding.

17 Jul 15
Moore's law hits a bump as Intel pushes back 10nm move

Current scaling challenges and questions over the maturity of extreme UV lithography shift Intel's metronome.

16 Jul 15
JDSU splits into Lumentum and Viavi next month

Formal separation on August 1; offshoots Lumentum and Viavi to trade on NASDAQ; shareholder terms revealed.

15 Jul 15
ASML eyes another record year

Lithography giant set to post record sales as chip makers fill new fabs and extreme UV source upgrades are rolled out.

13 Jul 15
Swiss machine tool giant adopts laser additive manufacturing

GF Machining Solutions and EOS strike strategic collaboration to work on metal mold inserts.

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