- Exaktera has acquired ProPhotonix, a designer and manufacturer of LED illumination systems and laser diode modules with operations in Ireland and the United Kingdom
- Acquisition to expand the portfolio in LED systems and laser modules for original equipment manufacturers
- After Z-Laser, ProPhotonix is the second acquisition of the holding company, which was founded in 2021 by Union Park Capital
ProPhotonix offers OEMs a complete illumination solution for their LED and Laser requirements. With more than 25 years’ experience in developing OEM LED systems and laser modules, ProPhotonix has developed unique expertise across applications including machine vision, UV curing, medical equipment, and security applications.
Many of the laser modules and LED lights of the company are combined with cameras and software in vision systems, enabling defect detection, production line monitoring, robotic guidance, and optical sorting across a wide range of industries. UV LED curing systems deliver the optimum UV illumination for curing applications in industrial printing, 3D printing, coatings and adhesives markets. In addition, ProPhotonix distributes laser diodes for premium manufacturers.
It is these many years of experience and the distinctive detailed knowledge for highly specialized applications with which Exaktera intends to further expand its leading position in the field of high-precision components for OEMs, enabling them to meet the increasing demand for industrial automation and improvement in efficiency, productivity, and safety.
"The goal is to further strengthen our position as one of the world's leading suppliers of critical high-precision components to our customers," said Exaktera CEO Phil Martin. "With its many years of experience, strong market penetration and high level of application expertise in the field of LED illumination systems and laser diode modules, ProPhotonix is the ideal addition for this purpose."