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11 Aug 15
Jenoptik 'firmly on course' as sales rise

Laser and optical systems segment flat; new organizational structure comes into effect at start of next year.

10 Aug 15
Sales up solidly at GSI laser division

When adjusted for the divestiture of JK Lasers to Trumpf, laser revenues climbed 9% in latest quarter.

06 Aug 15
Profits up as Rofin ramps fiber laser sales

New CEO Thomas Merk reports 29% sequential rise in unit sales of high-power fiber lasers.

05 Aug 15
First Solar hits straps on efficiency drive

Module conversion efficiency at the company's lead production line now averaging 16.2%.

05 Aug 15
Newport cutting back after sales miss

Spectra-Physics in the firing line as divisional sales drop 11% sequentially.

04 Aug 15
II-VI posts record sales as laser division steps up

'Laser Solutions' division largely responsible for sharp increase in annual net income.

03 Aug 15
ESI announces ‘solid progress’ in first quarter 2016

Year on year quarter sales up 23% to $43m, net losses fall 36% to $4.1m.

01 Aug 15
Coherent reports mixed third quarter results

Revenue and profit downward shifts were "partially offset" by a healthy sequential expansion in gross profit percentage.

30 Jul 15
IPG Photonics reports Q2 revenue growth of 22%

Record sales of $235m due to strength in materials processing and high power laser sales.

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.

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