Semiconductor and Fiber Lasers

nLIGHT Concludes Acquisition of LIEKKI

Fastest growing semiconductor laser company expands product offering with leading fiber products from LIEKKI

Vancouver, WA, USA/Lohja, Finland  November 16, 2007 – nLIGHT Corporation, a leading manufacturer of high-power semiconductor lasers, today announced the closure of the definitive agreement to acquire leading specialty fiber manufacturer LIEKKI Corporation based in Lohja, Finland. Further terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.  

“While the acquisition officially closed on November 9, we have already been actively working with the LIEKKI team to integrate them into the nLIGHT strategy, organization and future plans. LIEKKI’s Direct Nanoparticle Deposition (DND) fiber technology process gives us a unique capability which allows us to better serve our customers,” stated Scott Keeney, nLIGHT’s President and CEO. “We are delighted to have the LIEKKI team joining nLIGHT and are excited about our combined capabilities and opportunities.”

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