The Centre of Excellence in Metrology for Micro and Nano Technologies (CEMMNT) will officially launch on 2 May in the Systems Engineering Innovation Centre in Loughborough.
Rofin-Sinar Laser has acquired 80 per cent of the common stock of m2k-laser, in a cash transaction.
The team behind Imaging and Machine Vision Europe magazine has announced a conference entitled Machine Vision in European Manufacturing, to be held in Cambridge, UK on 13-14 September 2007
David Robson rounds up the latest photonics news stories.
Laser 2007 is set to be bigger and better than ever, with a new focus on the industrial applications of lasers.
Avo Photonics has created a Canadian subsidiary, based in Toronto, to provide design and prototyping services for its Canadian customers.
Due to the growing demands of R&D, Laseroptik is to provide a rapid prototyping service, with delivery times as little as 24 hours for the production of optical components.
Labsphere has been acquired by English sensor technology group Halma to join its global group of photonics businesses, which includes Ocean Optics and Mikropack.
Philips, Optima Research and Bookham have all experienced changes to their management in the past few weeks.
Avo Photonics has significantly increased its manufacturing capabilities. Changes include upgraded equipment, and increased numbers of operators and technicians. In addition, it has more than doubled its manufacturing space.