Onefive acquires Advanced Laser Diode Systems

Onefive GmbH, a developer and manufacturer of ultrafast and single-frequency lasers, signed an agreement for the acquisition of Advanced Laser Diode Systems (ALS) GmbH in a cash transaction.

Zurich, Switzerland - Onefive GmbH, a developer and manufacturer of ultrafast and single-frequency lasers, signed an agreement for the acquisition of Advanced Laser Diode Systems (ALS) GmbH in a cash transaction.

Founded in 2002, ALS is a manufacturer of picosecond gain switched laser diode systems and ultra-broadband high speed photo detectors, serving a wide range of industries. Additionally, the company brings in a knowhow in diode-pumped solid-state laser technology, including a license to manufacture thin-disk based laser systems.

ALS will continue to operate as a standalone company at its headquarter in Berlin Adlershof and will market its products globally to a large customer base through its well established sales channels.

"This is a very important acquisition for Onefive, not only because we are adding new complementary products and customers to our existing portfolio, but also as we are further expanding our technology base," said Lukas Krainer, CEO of Onefive. "Using the right technology at the right place, providing the most cost effective solutions to our customer needs is our highest priority."

Onefive is a privately held company established in 2005 that designs and manufactures low-noise OEM-style ultrafast and single-frequency lasers. The air-cooled lasers are as user-friendly as a laser pointer, featuring true one-button operation. Onefive operates a state-of-the-art manufacturing and research facility in Zürich, Switzerland and markets its products globally through various sales channels.

For further information please contact Dr. Lukas Krainer at Tel +41 43 538 36 57 or contactus@onefive.com

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