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12 Nov 14
Hamamatsu reports 10% sales increase

But Japanese photonics giant remains cautious about international market stability in 2015.

11 Nov 14
Oxford Instruments hails Andor as 'key growth pillar'

Imaging unit offers its diversified parent company access to new markets in the life sciences.

11 Nov 14
Osram to cut 7800 more jobs under new CEO

Sales of LED lamps and systems up 72% on last year as former Carl Zeiss executive Olaf Berlien takes over from Wolfgang Dehen.

10 Nov 14
Imaging sales up 6% at e2v

UK-based maker of imaging sensors for the Rosetta comet mission is still benefiting from strong demand for space applications.

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.

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