But it could have been worse.
Strong fourth-quarter earnings of
Meanwhile, total sales for 2013 reached nearly
With the new year, the imaging technology company is off to a good start. In January, it got its largest single order in the company's history. CEO
The company's Micro Machining aerospace business also is ramping up. The company plans to boost its capacity in the second quarter in anticipation of an increased demand.
"This business is being driven by a new technology used by our customers, and its growth will be determined by industry acceptance of this technology," Ulland said in a prepared statement. "However, we believe that we are supplying the cutting edge of the aerospace industry, and that growth is likely to be substantial as the technology is adopted."
The company's DTX business, however, has been slow to develop due to technical issues. But it's now seeing a demand for applications using a version of
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