Founded in 1937, Photonis is a high–tech organization experienced in innovating, developing, manufacturing, and selling photo sensor technologies.
The Group is a worldwide leader in tubes used to amplify light mainly for night vision solutions. It also manufactures components for high tech digital cameras and scientific detectors used for example in space exploration and nuclear industry.
The Group has a turnover of around 165 million euros of which 40% is generate outside of Europe. Photonis currently employs around 1,000 employees.
HLD’s ambition is to develop Photonis into a high transversal technology Group providing innovative and performant detection solutions for civil and defense applications.
With the HLD’s support, Photonis wants to strengthen its leadership position and accelerate its growth by acquiring and developing additional technology bricks to extend its offering.