Laser Co. Acquisition
Precision laser measurement company Ophir
Optronics of Jerusalem has added scanning-slit technology to its beam profiling
product line through the acquisition of Photon Inc. Financial terms of the deal
were not disclosed. The latter company, based in San Jose, Calif., provides a range
of instruments for aligning and building laser optical systems, for collimating
lasers, and for characterizing fiber optic beams, lasers and other light sources.
The former company said the acquisition creates a diverse and powerful supplier
of laser measurement equipment for industrial, medical, military and scientific/research
applications for its Ophir-Spiricon group.