Pitt Street Research publishes Update Note: BluGlass Ltd (ASX:BLG): Building a bright future

BluGlass (ASX:BLG) continues to gain momentum in the development and commercialisation of its gallium nitride (GaN) lasers since launching first products to market earlier this year. With product enhancements, vertical integration progressing and several customers qualifying BLG’s products within their own applications. Once qualified, BLG expects to secure recurring and larger-volume orders, and orders from new customers.

Constantly innovating

BLG also continues to advance its product portfolio, to address gaps in the market and establish itself as an emerging partner of choice in the rapidly growing market. The company is showcasing improved GaN lasers at Europe’s pre-eminent industry conference, Laser World of Photonics. BLG, with its collaboration partner the University of Santa Barbara California (UCSB), has also made significant improvements to its GaN Distributed Feedback Laser (DFB) demonstrations using its proprietary RPCVD technology for longer-wavelength demonstrations. GaN-based DFB lasers are not commercially available in visible wavelengths at this time, but BLG could potentially offer this in the future. The company will feature an updated GaN DFB white paper at Laser World.

Fremont vertical integration is nearly complete

BLG acquired a semiconductor fabrication facility in Fremont, California, in April last year, pivoting from outsourced contract manufacturing. This move is significantly fast-tracking development and commercialisation progress. As of late June 2023, BLG has nearly completed vertical integration. Production has been transferred from four out of five contract manufacturers and the move from the final contract manufacturer is in advanced stages.

Valuation of US$216.2m/A$324.9m

In light of the developments over the past few months, we reiterate our valuation of BLG at US$219.2m or A$324.1m at current exchange rates, using an M&A model. This equates to A$0.20 per share. We are confident that the company can re-rate towards our target range as its sales continue to ramp up and the GaN lasers sold earlier in the year become fully qualified.

Download the research note here: PSR BluGlass Update Note 20 Jul 2023

Pitt Street Research: BluGlass (ASX:BLG) All Systems Go

Pitt Street Research have published an updated note on BluGlass.

The report discusses:

  • BluGlass launches first products and secures inaugural orders
  • BLG’s product suite caters to unmet needs
  • Advantages of GaN lasers
  • Valuation of A$324.9m ($0.20/share)

BluGlass (ASX:BLG) All Systems Go

Pitt Street Research: BluGlass (ASX:BLG) A Major Hurdle Passed

Pitt Street Research have published an updated note on BluGlass.

The report discusses:

  • Major commercialisation milestone
  • Demonstrating feasible reliability of GaN lasers
  • New collaboration with Ganvix


Pitt Street Research Initiates Coverage of BluGlass Limited (ASX:BLG)

Pitt Street Research have initiated coverage of BluGlass Limited:

The report provides:

  • BluGlass overview
  • Seizing the opportunity in laser diodes
  • New Fremont facility is a game-changer
  • The key growth drivers of the GaN Laser Diode Market
  • Competitive analysis and key global players
  • Laser diodes 101: Shining a light on complex technology


This report has been commissioned and paid for by BluGlass Ltd (Company) and has been prepared by Pitt Street Research, an Authorised Representative of BR Securities Australia Pty Ltd. The report solely reflects the views of Pitt Street Research.

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