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Last C$0.63 CAD
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Photon Control Inc. designs, manufactures, and distributes a range of optical sensors and instruments to measure temperature, pressure, position, and flow worldwide. It offers fiber optic temperature sensor systems comprising fiber optic immersion sensors designed for solid, gas, and liquid temperature measurements; fast-response fiber optic contact sensors designed for surface measurement and applications with large temperature gradients between surface and environment; fiber optic life science sensors designed with small form factor for small temperature range applications; Palmsense2, a handheld temperature measurement system; and FluoTemp GT-HT and FluoTemp GT-ST temperature converters. The company also provides spectrometers, accessories, and software for LED irradiance, laser classification, color monitoring, and materials sorting applications; and Focus 2.0 Optical Gas Flow Meter for oil and gas companies to measure and monitor the flow of flare gases in oil production. The company markets and sells its products to original equipment manufacturers, as well as to the end-users in the semiconductor, oil and gas, power, life science, and manufacturing industries. The company was formerly known as Coldswitch Technologies Inc. and changed its name to Photon Control Inc. in 2002. Photon Control Inc. was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Burnaby, Canada.

35 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/31/15
Founded in 1988

photon control inc (PHO) Top Compensated Officers

Acting Chief Executive Officer, President, Ma...
Total Annual Compensation: C$152.8K
Chief Administrative Officer, Acting Manager ...
Total Annual Compensation: C$92.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

photon control inc (PHO) Key Developments

Photon Control, Inc. Reports Audited Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and the Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2014

Photon Control, Inc. reported audited financial results for the fourth quarter and the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014. Profit before taxes for the three months ended December 31, 2014 was $2,187,668 representing the second-best quarterly result on record, a slight decrease of $150,689 or approximately 6% compared with the record-high profit before taxes of $2,338,357 during the same period in 2013. Product sales for the three months ended December 31, 2014 was $6.0 million, representing a slight decrease of $0.1 million or approximately 2% compared with the record-high product sales of $6.1 million during the same period in 2013. Profit before taxes was $7,102,692 representing a new record level and an increase of approximately 55% compared with a profit before taxes of $4,595,050 reported in the fiscal year 2013. Earnings per share for the full fiscal year 2014 was $0.05 per share, with working capital at December 31, 2014 of approximately $18.9 million. Product sales for the full fiscal year 2014 reached $21.0 million, making it the strongest year on record, representing an increase of $3.7 million or approximately 22% compared with $17.3 million reported in 2013.

Photon Control Inc. Reports Unaudited Financial Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014

Photon Control Inc. reported unaudited financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. In the third quarter of 2014, the company experienced an increase in all categories including sales, gross margins, profit results and sales order backlog compared to third quarter 2013. In third quarter 2014, product sales were $5.1 million, 11% higher than product sales in third quarter 2013. Profit before taxes was $1,882,310 an increase of 68% compared with $1,121,950 profit before taxes for the same period in 2013. The achieved results in the third quarter of 2014 reflect a higher volume of orders from the semiconductor sector, an increase of gross margin and other earnings (primarily foreign exchange), coupled with the company's enhanced operational efficiency. Product sales for the nine months ended September 30, 2014 totaled $15.0 million, approximately 35% higher compared to the same period last year. The company's profit before taxes for the nine months ended September 30, 2014 was $4,915,024, approximately 118% higher compared to the same period in 2013, surpassing the entire 2013 profit before taxes by approximately 7%.

Photon Control Inc. Receives Initial Orders for Photon Control's Customized Optical Measurement Products

Photon Control Inc. announced that it has received initial orders for Photon Control's customized optical measurement products from a new Original Equipment Manufacturer purchaser. The new OEM customer is active in the semiconductor industry outside of North America.


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