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23 May 14
Cogmedix to produce new 'pain-free' dental laser system

Contract manufacturer selected following earlier development of novel CO2 source with Coherent.

22 May 14
Laboratory slump hits Inrad sales

Revenues down nearly 40 per cent year-on-year for the New Jersey optics firm.

20 May 14
Hamamatsu raises 2014 forecast as opto sales surge

Demand from semiconductor equipment sector boosts Japanese component maker as it opens new MOEMS factory.

20 May 14
Laser vendors confident as demand remains healthy

Longbow Research finds market growth to be modest but in line with expectations.

16 May 14
Zeiss sees semiconductor rebound

Sales up in half-yearly results at German optics giant, but EUV progress remains slow.

16 May 14
ESI goes back to the drawing board

New CEO Ed Grady admits past errors and restructures company around key markets.

15 May 14
Fiber-optic collimator sales to grow at 45% for next five years

Optical communications applications driving significant growth, says market analyst.

14 May 14
Mid-IR laser sales growing 4x faster than total laser market

Innovation driving this 'dynamic' sector says market analyst Strategies Unlimited.

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.

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