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Top 10 Photonics Solution Companies - 2020

Light is a fundamental necessity of human life. However, today, the applications of light and their scope go far beyond the conventional framework, opening a new channel of innovation through Photonics. It is, in fact, revolutionizing the global business realm. For instance, in the manufacturing space, lasers have become a versatile tool, facilitating the ever-increasing need for high-volume, low-cost, and precision manufacturing. Photonics has proved to be stimulating new manufacturing processes that require extraordinary quality, allowing customization, highly flexible production, resource-efficient manufacturing, and zero-fault production.

Since its invention, Photonics has advanced significantly, impacting a wide range of sectors, including telecoms and data communications, healthcare, advanced manufacturing, automotive, environment and energy, food and agriculture, and aerospace, security and defense, and even more. With its footprints in a wide range of applications in human life, Photonics is recognized as one of the key enabling technologies of tomorrow. Identifying its potential to create significant impacts in human lives, the global technology community is performing cutting-edge research on Photonics and its applications. In fact, several industry leaders identified that Photonics is the next frontier in terms of innovation and can open a world of unknown and far-reaching possibilities. They are now at the forefront to come up with innovative solutions that help enterprises from various verticals to become efficient and competent in their operations.

We present to you Enterprise Technology Review’s “Top 10 Photonics Solution Providers - 2020.”

    Top Photonics Solution Companies

  • UDM Systems®, LLC is a global chemical manufacturing company based in the United States. The firm offers high-performance products that are suitable for many industries, such as Semiconductor, Solar, Optoelectronics, Biomedical, LED, Precision Glass & Optics, and much more. Backed by more than 20 years of experience, the firm is confident that they can help customers with all their semiconductor and solar wafer-die needs. UDM Systems are one of the only companies that make a water-based, eco-friendly fluid. The firm’s products are competitively priced and supported by their friendly staff


  • Coherent Inc.

    Coherent Inc.

    Coherent is a leading provider of lasers and laser-based solutions for scientific, commercial and industrial customers. The firm’s technology makes a positive impact on a broad range of users that make tangible improvements to daily human life. Coherent makes amazing things possible by harnessing light that touches many aspects of daily life. Smartphones and tablets have higher resolution and can run better with the production of microchips their lasers support. In the medical field, the firm’s lasers have the power to drive life-saving research, enabling fine-tuned cancer diagnosis and precision medicine development

  • Compound Photonics

    Compound Photonics

    Compound Photonics is redefining the art of seeing by designing, engineering, and manufacturing the world’s smallest micro-displays for augmented reality, virtual reality and embedded projection applications. With offices in North America – and resources, partners, and customers across the globe – the firm’s team is on a mission to expand the spectrum of light and build a new reality beyond what is currently imaginable. The firm’s world’s smallest 4K and 1080p displays are fully digital and software-driven, which enable for a form factor which is critical for near eye computing while providing a power efficient solution

  • II-VI Incorporated

    II-VI Incorporated

    II-VI Incorporated, a global leader in engineered materials and optoelectronic components, is a vertically integrated manufacturing company that develops innovative products for diversified applications in the industrial, optical communications, military, life sciences, semiconductor equipment, and consumer markets. Headquartered in Saxonburg, Pennsylvania, the Company has research and development, manufacturing, sales, service, and distribution facilities worldwide. The Company produces a wide variety of application-specific photonic and electronic materials and components, and deploys them in various forms, including integrated with advanced software to enable our customers

  • IPG Photonics

    IPG Photonics

    IPG Photonics is the world leader in high-power fiber lasers, fiber amplifiers, hybrid fiber/solid-state lasers and diode lasers for use in a wide range of markets including materials processing, advanced technologies, telecommunications & medical applications. Founded in 1990, IPG Photonics pioneered the development and commercialization of optical fiber-based lasers, a new generation of lasers that combine the advantages of semiconductor diodes with the high amplification and precise beam qualities of specialty optical fibers. IPG's fully vertically integrated manufacturing process provides significant competitive advantages and enhances its ability to meet customer requirements, manage costs and improve performance

  • MRSI Systems

    MRSI Systems

    RSI Systems, part of Mycronic Group, is the leading manufacturer of fully automated, high-speed, high-precision and flexible eutectic and epoxy die bonding systems. The firm offers “one-stop-shop” solutions for research and development, low-to-medium volume production, and high volume manufacturing of photonic devices such as lasers, detectors, modulators, AOCs, WDM/EML TO-Cans, Optical transceivers, LiDAR, VR/AR, sensors, and optical imaging products. With 30+ years of industry experience and the firm’s worldwide local technical support team, RSI Systems provides the most effective systems and assembly solutions for all packaging levels including chip-on-wafer (CoW), chip-on- carrier (CoC), PCB, and gold-box packaging

  • NeoPhotonics


    NeoPhotonics is a leading provider of photonic integrated circuit-based modules, components and subsystems for use in optical communications networks. The firm’s products and those produced by their customers, are used by telecommunications and cable service providers to deploy advanced networks for video, voice and other data services at high data transmission rates and low costs. NeoPhotonics’ photonic integrated circuits (PICs) combine hundreds of photonic devices on one silicon substrate, thereby dramatically reducing cost and size and increasing reliability and power efficiency. The firm designs and manufactures PICs using their planar lightwave technology and micro-electrical-mechanical device (MEMS) technology

  • Novanta Inc.

    Novanta Inc.

    Novanta is a leading global supplier of core technology solutions that give medical and advanced industrial original equipment manufacturers (“OEMs”) a competitive advantage. The firm delivers innovations that matter for its medical and advanced industrial OEM customers. Novanta combines deep proprietary technology expertise and competencies in photonics, vision and precision motion with a proven ability to solve complex technical challenges. This enables Novanta to engineer core components and sub-systems that deliver extreme precision and performance, tailored to their customers’ demanding applications. The driving force behind the firm’s growth is the team of innovative professionals who share a commitment to innovation and customer success

  • Source Photonics

    Source Photonics

    Source Photonics is a leading global provider of innovative and reliable technology that enables communications and data connectivity, in next-generation mobile and fixed-line access networks, in metro networks, and in data centers. Source Photonics’ technology enables FTTx networks to deliver bandwidth, flexibility, and connectivity solutions for consumer’s data needs. The firm supports the ongoing revolution in wireless connectivity with secure, fast, reliable technology that enables global bandwidth capacity to grow. Source Photonics’ global, vertically-integrated business model and expertise in optical design enables source to rapidly deliver market-leading, high performance fiber optic components and subsystems

  • Universal Laser Systems

    Universal Laser Systems

    Universal Laser Systems (ULS) is a global manufacturer of laser technology for cutting, engraving and marking materials. With over 30 years of industry expertise, ULS provides customers with innovative, cost-effective and flexible laser solutions for present and future business needs. ULS is committed to advancing CO2 and fiber laser technology, which has led to the development of numerous patents that elevate the performance and productivity of their systems. The firms R&D philosophy and execution are based upon designing highly modular solutions which gives customers the flexibility and investment protection to optimize laser systems as their business evolves