Konica Minolta acquires major German light gauge maker- Instrument Systems GmbH

Konica Minolta Optics (KMOP) today announced that it has acquired Instrument Systems GmbH (IS), a major German lighting measurement equipment manufacturer. Instrument Systems GmbH has globally earned high reputation as provider of light measurement instruments such as spectrometers, imaging photometers and colorimeters. Especially in the lighting industry, including LEDs, IS has been leading the sector with competitive edges in technology and sales. The premium LED test and measurement solutions range from QC and laboratory applications to fast LED production testing.

The acquisition provides Konica Minolta Optics an even broader product line in the display measurement field where the company has the top share and further assists in maintaining its leading position in comprehensive light source measurement including not only the fast-growing LED light source but also organic light emitting diode (OLED) lighting with great future growth potentials.

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