Rofin-Sinar Acquires FiLaser
PLYMOUTH, Mich., and PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 28, 2014 — Laser developer and manufacturer Rofin-Sinar Technologies Inc. has acquired FiLaser USA.
The acquisition brings to Rofin FiLaser’s laser process technology, used for precision cutting and drilling of brittle materials including glass, sapphire and semiconductor substrates for applications in the touch-panel display, LCD, cellphone display, LED and semiconductor markets.
Rofin has been developing, designing and manufacturing lasers and laser-based system solutions for industrial material processing applications for more than 30 years.
“The commercialization of [FiLaser] technology is an important step for the industry in improving the cutting performance of these materials and subsequently the wider use of laser technology,” said Gunther Braun, president and CEO of Rofin.
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