Leister Div. Becomes Axetris AG
As part of a general restructuring, Leister AG of Kaegiswil, Switzerland, has converted its Microsystems Div. Axetris into an independent company, Axetris AG. The company plans to intensify its focus on core competencies in microtechnology, sensing and optics to provide innovative subsystems and components that increase performance, reliability and cost-effectiveness. Axetris serves OEM customers with microtechnology-based infrared light sources for gas sensing, mass-flow meter and controller modules, laser gas detector modules based on tunable diode laser spectrometry, and refractive and diffractive micro-optical components.