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Datalogic Acquires Laser Assets and Technology of Multiwave Photonics
Bologna, Italy — Datalogic S.p.A. (Borsa Italiana S.p.A.: DAL), a producer of bar code readers, data collection mobile computers, sensors, vision systems and laser marking systems, has signed an agreement to acquire the high power pulsed fiber laser assets and technology based on an advanced MOPA architecture from Multiwave Photonics S.A., based in Porto, Portugal.

The technology developed by Multiwave Photonics S.A. is reportedly the most advanced in the fiber laser sector for the laser marking of objects and processing of materials, including steel, plastic and glass.

Under the terms of the agreement, the technology and assets acquired — including customers, projects, products and product-relevant technology — will be integrated into Datalogic by the end of the current year, also through the creation of a dedicated team for product design and engineering.

Contact: Datalogic S.p.A., Via Candini, 2, 40012 Lippo di Calderara di Reno, Bologna, Italy +39 051 3147011 fax: +39 051 3147205 E-mail: Web:

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