Process control equipment firm set to pay 50% premium on Spectra-Physics owner’s prior stock value.
Figures from Greentech Media Research indicate that solar PV was responsible for nearly one-third of all new electric generating capacity last year.
Fiber laser specialist enjoys further rises in revenues while issuing relatively restrained guidance.
Fourth-quarter and full-year revenues rise in line with company expectations, with room for improvement.
While indices have plummeted globally, the stock price of the photonics company is up 70% since October.
Stock drops 10% but the industrial laser firm says it will be first to market with 2.5kW fiber laser modules later this year.
Analyst LightCounting says SiP developers – and markets – must wait longer for “next big thing” to happen.
Sheffield spin-out sets up in Cardiff to take advantage of local compound semiconductor expertise and investment.
Investment in organic LED production equipment generates surge in both orders and stock price.
Company sees large market for consumer applications emerging, but could face a battle to complete planned Anadigics acquisition.
But pioneer Google Glass no longer market leader as rivals Sony, ODG and others steal a march with devices for enterprise apps.
Now aligned around three target markets, the photonics powerhouse has just posted record annual sales.