| Nasdaq: NEWP
Newport Corp. is a supplier of advanced technology products and systems, including lasers, photonics instrumentation, precision positioning and vibration isolation products and systems, optical components, subassemblies and subsystems, three-dimensional non-contact measurement equipment and advanced automated manufacturing systems. The company markets its products to a wide range of industries, including scientific research, microelectronics, defense/security, life and health sciences, and industrial markets. It operates through three business segments: Photonics, Lasers and Optics Group. The Photonics Group segment includes the photonics products and technologies, such as photonics instruments, precision positioning devices, vibration isolation systems, optical hardware and three-dimensional non-contact measurement sensors and equipment. The Laser Group segment offers a broad array of laser technology products and services to OEM and end-user customers. This segment's laser-based systems include ultrafast lasers and amplifiers, diode-pumped solid-state lasers, high-energy pulsed lasers, tunable lasers, fiber lasers and gas lasers. The Optics Group segment's products include precision optics and lens assemblies, optical components and opto-mechanical subassemblies. Newport was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Irvine, CA.