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29 Aug 14
Automotive boost for OmniVision profit

Imaging sensor company reports a strong uptick in revenues amid buy-out interest from Chinese investment firm.

27 Aug 14
Banknote security to get butterfly wings

Morpho-inspired Nanotech Security to buy Fortress Optical Features for C$17.5M following new equity offering.

26 Aug 14
Orders up, losses down at ProPhotonix

LED and laser diode module company reports 13% increase in sales in latest half-year results.

21 Aug 14
Content providers boost US optical hardware investment

Q2 spending also up by 56% in Asia, but EMEA down, says sector report by Infonetics.

21 Aug 14
Photonic sensor and detector sales to hit $15bn

BCC Research market analysis predicts CAGR of 16% over next five years.

20 Aug 14
Meadowlark Optics buys products division of Boulder Nonlinear Systems

Reorganisation of Colorado, US-based photonics firms will maximise business potential of both.

19 Aug 14
Losses widen at Inrad Optics

Sharp decline in sales offsets the cost-cutting measures taken by the US company last year.

13 Aug 14
Cree's annual sales jump 19%

But the solid-state lighting company's stock falls by 10% after a modest financial outlook.

13 Aug 14
Fiber laser sales up sharply at JDSU

Japanese machine tool partner Amada said to be enthusiastic about second-generation product.

11 Aug 14
Biolase begins new chapter as former CEO departs

New management team at dental laser firm welcomes resignation of Federico Pignatelli.

11 Aug 14
CMOSIS buys Portuguese imaging firm

Acquisition of AWAIBA made possible by earlier private-equity purchase of the IMEC spin-off.

08 Aug 14
China rebound aids Rofin laser sales

'Clear recovery' in demand for machine tools from the world’s key manufacturing location, says CEO Günther Braun.

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