Les Ulis, October 6th, 2017,
A general shareholders meeting approves the business combination between Keopsys and Quantel Groups. A new European champion for lasers is born with more than 80€ million of revenues and more than 400 people. The new Group has facilities in France, in the US, and in Japan.
Marc Le Flohic stated: “I would like to thank the shareholders for their support for this business combination. They are creating a major European operator with leading technical and industrial positions through its unique expertise in the most important and innovative laser technologies. This alliance between Quantel and Keopsys will open up outstanding opportunities for growth, particularly for defense, optical sensors for the automotive and environment markets, and the medical sector. The extensive technological, industrial and commercial synergies and the strong level of motivation among the teams are just some of the assets that will help ensure the success of this new business project”.
The new Group is proposing right now a complete range of lasers: from continuous and pulsed fiber lasers and amplifiers to modular and powerful of bulk lasers. Then the Group can address all type of markets from Scientific research to industrial customers with mass production needs.
More than 400 employees now are sharing the same objectives and future: becoming the next European Champion for Lasers and Laser Solutions.