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07 Nov 14
First Solar to restart Malaysia lines

Vertically integrated thin-film photovoltaics company expecting 'robust demand' next year.

06 Nov 14
Vision 2014: machine vision 'stronger than ever' says VDMA

German Engineering Association expects 10% growth of home market for MV systems.

05 Nov 14
Coherent sees BRAIN project opportunities

CEO John Ambroseo says that funding for the US brain imaging project could expand three-fold.

05 Nov 14
Huber+Suhner acquires Cube Optics

Swiss optical communications systems developer buys German WDM specialist.

04 Nov 14
Samsung retreat adds to LED lighting shake-up

Competitive market should be good for consumers but is forcing many a re-think in the lighting industry.

03 Nov 14
Iridex hopeful on new glaucoma probes

Medical laser firm reports solid financial results and promising data as it prepares a new product family.

30 Oct 14
Newport lands $26M ultrafast laser deal

Sources for surgical applications set to ship over the next two years as CEO hails 'excellent momentum'.

28 Oct 14
IPG sees laser cutting migrate to higher powers

Demonstration of 12 kW fiber cutter based on IPG laser expected at next month’s Fabtech trade show.

28 Oct 14
Cynosure up sharply on aesthetics boom

Stock price of the aesthetic laser firm jumps 10% following news of solid revenue growth.

28 Oct 14
Thorlabs expands QCL offering with Corning deal

Acquisition of the glass giant's optoelectronics research group includes strategic partnership with Daylight.

23 Oct 14
GT Advanced re-focuses on equipment

Deal with Apple sees company exit sapphire manufacturing and return to selling crystal-growing kit.

22 Oct 14
Cree slips again on weak guidance

Stock price slides further as the LED lighting firm's outlook disappoints Wall Street.

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