News: NEW Femtosecond lasers at GMP: Partnership with Light Conversion

Article Date(s):05/19/2021


Two pioneering companies in laser manufacturing and distribution join forces to increase the type of technologies available on the Swiss market.

Renens, Switzerland & Vilnius, Lithuania - Mai 2021. GMP is pleased to announce the signing of a partnership with Light Conversion, one of the world's leading femtosecond laser manufacturers. This agreement will make GMP SA the official Swiss distributor of Light Conversion technologies.

Like GMP, Light Conversion is a company with strong links to the research field. The high level of expertise of the GMP team of physicists and engineers is ideally complemented by the technologies offered by Light Conversion.

This partnership is a huge opportunity for GMP to position itself as the Swiss leader in laser technologies and will allow Light Conversion to reinforce itself on the Swiss market and continue its expansion. Light Conversion is already present on different continents like North America and Asia. 

GMP CEO Fabio Manzini says "Switzerland is known for its advanced technologies and is internationally recognized for its scientific research. Through this partnership, we are proud to offer exclusive products in Switzerland to satisfy different markets and very demanding customers. Light Conversion complements our laser portfolio with the diversity of their technologies in the femtosecond range, and we look forward to work in tight collaboration with their team. Light Conversion’s knowledge is an asset in the scientific, medical and industrial field: the two companies complement each other perfectly by targeting the same markets".

Martynas Barkauskas, CEO of Light Conversion, says "we are very pleased to reinforce and increase our presence and coverage of a recognized market in the science sector and to join an experienced company in the field." 

GMP is excited to give its customers access and technical support for the latest technologies available in the field, technologies created and provided by Light Conversion. 




About GMP SA 

Since 1977. GMP is active in the field of lasers, spectroscopy, and electronic instruments, as well as micro-positioning and anti-vibration systems. Thanks to the high level of competence of its sales team, GMP has quickly become the leading distributor of these high-tech photonic products; its engineering department can also offer turnkey solutions for the integration of industrial components.



LIGHT CONVERSION, founded in 1994 with roots at the Vilnius University Laser Research Center, is a pioneer in femtosecond OPAs and Yb-based femtosecond laser sources. Currently, it is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of femtosecond lasers. With proven competence in laser design and manufacturing, state-of-the-art R&D facilities, and close ties to research programs, LIGHT CONVERSION offers unique solutions for today’s industrial, scientific, and medical challenges. The reliability of our femtosecond lasers has been proven by hundreds of systems operating 24/7 for more than 10 years in the industrial market. Using our knowledge, experience, and highly motivated professional team, we focus on quality and customer satisfaction.