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ams AG / ams acquires high end optical packaging leader Heptagon to become clear worldwide leader in optical sensing

Published: October 24, 2016; 19:49 · (Vindobona)

ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide manufacturer of high performance sensor and analog solutions, has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Heptagon, the worldwide leader in high performance optical packaging and micro-optics. With this transaction, ams becomes the clear global leader in optical sensing technologies anticipating industry and technology trends to drive growth in new applications. ams also reports third quarter 2016 revenues and operating profitability around the mid-point of expectations in a more positive consumer market when excluding divestiture and exchange rate effects.

ams AG / ams acquires high end optical packaging leader Heptagon to become clear worldwide leader in optical sensing / Picture: © Vindobona

 

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