By Month (May 2001)

FLIR and GSK Form New Company

FLIR Systems and GlaxoSmithKline PLC have agreed to license a novel drug screening technology involving the use of infrared imaging to newly formed Thermogenic Imaging, Inc in exchange for stock in the company.

SOFRADIR Owners Mull Spin-Off

The shareholders of SOFRADIR are considering whether to establish a separate company for the production of the company’s uncooled focal plane array modules

Northrop Buys Aerojet Electronics

Northrop Grumman has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Electronics and Information Systems Group of Aerojet-General Corporation for $315 million in cash

High-Throughput Drug Screening

High Throughput Screening (HTS) is becoming the preferred method for testing new drugs. The techniques typically use a robot to mix target compounds and test reagents

Lead Salt Detectors Make a Comeback

Simultaneous introduction of FPAs by three groups.

Nikon Discontinues PtSi Cameras

Nikon has discontinued sales of its PtSi-based LAIRD infrared cameras.

New Infrared Imaging Products


Company Briefs


Government Contract Awards in Infrared Imaging


Government Contract Solicitations in Infrared Imaging


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