Heptagon has established a 20,000 square foot headquarters for its wholly-owned Singaporean subsidiary. It is hoped the new headquarters will open up the market around the Pacific Rim for Heptagon's advanced micro optics.
Illinois Tool Works (ITW) has acquired photonic component manufacturer Cal Sensors. The move will expand its product range with Cal Sensor's IR detectors and emitters.
German-based photonics company Laser Components has acquired the remaining shares of Optophotonics S.A, to strengthen its market position in France. The company will now be known as Laser Components S.A.S.
Cutting edge MEMS research, a £5m takeover, distributor news, and the renaming of a popular photodetector supplier
The latest photonics news includes a 24-hour shipment program of photonics products, successful thermal measurement of MEMS devices and a lucrative acquisition.
The latest photonics news includes a new 24-hour shipment program of popular metrology systems, huge orders for medical lasers, and appointments by Avo Photonics and Bookham.
Machine Vision in European Manufacturing, a conference organised by Imaging and Machine Vision Europe magazine, has announced its first speakers, including representatives from DaimlerChrysler, EMVA and UKIVA
New Wave Research is increasing its patent portfolio, which currently includes patents in China, Taiwan and the United States. It has recently received a patent from China for its scribing process.
Coherent has recently acquired Nuvonyx, in a move that will significantly increase the power range of its lasers.
Melles Griot has been acquired by CVI. The terms of the agreement have not yet been disclosed.