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20 Nov 14
Concept Laser opens US subsidiary in Dallas

Expansion into North America on the back of growing demand for laser additive manufacturing systems.

19 Nov 14
Organic PV firm Eight19 lands £1M

Investment should help the Cambridge University spin-out develop its production technology.

14 Nov 14
ESI heads to China with $18M acquisition

Laser microfabrication systems specialist set to buy Wuhan-based Topwin Optoelectronics.

13 Nov 14
Rofin up strongly on better margins and bright outlook

Industrial laser firm says further reduction in the cost of its fiber lasers will see it post much higher profits in 2015.

12 Nov 14
Russia sanctions hit Jenoptik sales

But the German company's laser and optical systems segment offsets impact of export restrictions on metrology and defense divisions.

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.

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