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Special Optics's top competitors include M Squared Lasers, Jenoptik, Powerphotonic and II-VI.
Special Optics
Special Optics
Special Optics designs, develops and manufactures precision optical components.
M Squared Lasers
M Squared Lasers
M Squared Lasers is a photonics and quantum technology company manufacturing lasers, microscopes and laser instrumentation.
Jenoptik
Jenoptik
JENOPTIK operates as an integrated photonics company.
Powerphotonic
Powerphotonic
PowerPhotonic design and manufacture precision micro-optics, microlens arrays and beam shapers for diode laser and high power laser applications.
II-VI
II-VI
II-VI is a global manufacturer of engineered materials and optoelectronic components.
Founding Date
Founding Date
1965
Founding Date
2006
Founding Date
1991
Founding Date
2004
Founding Date
1971
Type
Type
Subsidiary
Type
Private
Type
Public
Type
Private
Type
Public
Tags
Locations
Locations
Denville, US HQ
Locations
Glasgow, GB HQ
Beijing, CN
Shinjuku City, JP
Guildford, GB
London, GB
Cambridge, US
Palo Alto, US
Locations
Jena, DE HQ
Dély Ibrahim, DZ
Lane Cove West, AU
Wien, AT
São Paulo, BR
Barrie, CA
Mississauga, CA
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Locations
Dalgety Bay, GB HQ
Dalgety Bay, GB
Pleasanton, US
Locations
Saxonburg, US HQ
Zele, BE
Fuzhou, CN
Suzhou, CN
Kleinmachnow, DE
Weiterstadt, DE
Milano, IT
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Employees
Employees
N/A
Employees
1103% increase
Employees
3,9848% increase
Employees
25
Employees
12,4879% increase
Valuation ($)
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
1.9 b
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
2.1 b
Twitter followers
Twitter followers
83
Twitter followers
1.9 k
Twitter followers
1.4 k
Twitter followers
563
Twitter followers
2.7 k
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
N/A
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
22
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
7
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
1
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
17
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
N/A
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
1.5
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
0.9
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
3
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
2.4
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
N/A
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
100%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
57.14%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
100%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
70.59%
Alexa Website Rank
Alexa Website Rank
209152
Alexa Website Rank
763265
Alexa Website Rank
540495
Alexa Website Rank
N/A
Alexa Website Rank
419000

Financial

Revenue (est.)
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
£13.4m (FY, 2018)
Revenue (est.)
€747.9m (FY, 2017)
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
$1.4b (FY, 2019)
Cost of goods
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
£6.5m (FY, 2018)
Cost of goods
€484m (FY, 2017)
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
$841.1m (FY, 2019)
Gross profit
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
£6.8m (FY, 2018)
Gross profit
€263.9m (FY, 2017)
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
$521.3m (FY, 2019)
Net income
Net income
N/A
Net income
£666.2k (FY, 2018)
Net income
€72.7m (FY, 2017)
Net income
N/A
Net income
$107.5m (FY, 2019)

Funding

Latest funding round
Latest funding round
N/A
Latest funding round
$ 3.4m (24 days ago)
Latest funding round
N/A
Latest funding round
$ 979k (almost 12 years ago)
Latest funding round
N/A
Total funding raised
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
$ 13.1m
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
$ 979k
Total funding raised
N/A
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M Squared Lasers
HQ
Glasgow, GB
Employees
110↑ 3% increase

M Squared Lasers is a photonics and quantum technology company manufacturing lasers, microscopes and laser instrumentation.

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Jenoptik
HQ
Jena, DE
Employees
3,984↑ 8% increase

JENOPTIK operates as an integrated photonics company.

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Powerphotonic
HQ
Dalgety Bay, GB
Employees
25

PowerPhotonic design and manufacture precision micro-optics, microlens arrays and beam shapers for diode laser and high power laser applications.

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II-VI
HQ
Saxonburg, US
Employees
12,487↑ 9% increase

II-VI is a global manufacturer of engineered materials and optoelectronic components.

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