Kyocera (Kyoto, Japan) has acquired laser maker SLD Laser (Goleta, CA); under the agreement, SLD Laser plans to begin operating as a Kyocera group company upon approval of regulatory authorities.
SLD Laser develops, manufactures, and markets gallium nitride (GaN) laser-based products with high efficiency and luminance for mobility, specialty lighting, consumer, and industrial applications. It has obtained safety certifications from ANSI/UL and IEC for its high-brightness laser light sources, and is dedicated to the safe and successful application of laser-based innovations.
Kyocera is expanding and developing its business as well as contributing to the growth of various industries through creating new products and cultivating new markets, aiming to attain great synergies by integrating SLD Laser’s advanced GaN expertise with its own production technologies and R&D capabilities in fine ceramic-related businesses.
For more information, please visit sldlaser.com.