Founded in 1966, COHERENT, Inc. (Santa Clara, CA, U.S.) is one of the world’s leading providers of lasers and laser-based technology for scientific, bio-medical, commercial and industrial customers.
With the acquisition of ROFIN in 2016, the company has increased to nearly 5,000 employees with thousands of customers in more than 60 countries worldwide.
COHERENT has achieved market leadership in areas as diverse as microelectronics, flat panel displays, life sciences, instrumentation, material processing and scientific research. We service market-leading companies in numerous industries and our roster of customers includes several Noble laureate scientists. The breadth of COHERENT’s success stems in part from the company’s unmatched technology portfolio: UV optical systems, high power fiber lasers, ultrashort pulse lasers, solid state lasers, Excimer, CO2, direct diode lasers and much more.