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Canon planning to buy Molecular Imprints for more than $96M, Nikkei reports

Canon is planning to buy Molecular Imprints, a U.S. developer of lithography technologies, the Nikkei reports. The purchase price is said to be valued at over Y10B, or $96M. Canon is likely to combine its lens technologies with Molecular Imprints' lithography technologies to commercialize a new type of system for churning out large volumes of chips.