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13 May 14
Sales up strongly at Lumenis

Revenues grow 10 per cent in Israeli medical laser firm’s first quarter following Nasdaq listing.

13 May 14
Laser and optics orders boost Jenoptik

Segment sales, profits and bookings up strongly on last year, thanks in part to demand for plastics processing.

12 May 14
Intraocular lenses and Japan tax hike drive Meditec growth

Carl Zeiss' medical technologies unit reports stronger sales in all departments despite 'volatile' markets and adverse currency effects.

08 May 14
3D printing market ‘to quadruple to $12bn in 2025’

Two new analyst reports compete to size up the fast-growing sector.

08 May 14
Solid GSI sees laser sales grow 10%

Turnaround story continues as executives report strong start to 2014.

07 May 14
Thorlabs expands to Montreal

For production of fiber-based systems for OCT and more, also to be sales and support center for Canada.

07 May 14
Oclaro hammered on below-par results

Stock down 40 per cent on weak results and contract manufacturing issues.

06 May 14
Trumpf makes rapid return to 3D printing

Laser giant sets up joint venture with Italy's Sisma to develop a 3D printer for mass production of metal components.

06 May 14
Record bookings for JDSU laser unit

Fiber laser upgrade and Time-Bandwidth addition help to offset temporary dip in demand for gesture recognition products.

02 May 14
II-VI struggle with Oclaro integration continues

Acquisition of the active optical component manufacturing units throws up 'a number of challenges'.

01 May 14
Newport boosted by Ophir contribution

Subsidiary delivers record-breaking figures for quarterly sales, operating income and margin.

01 May 14
Coherent building laser for 'pain-free' dentistry

Record quarterly bookings for the laser firm, which will supply a new 9 µm source to Convergent Dental.

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