Instruments Inc. (Nasdaq: VECO) announced today that it shipped multiple
TurboDisc(R) K-Series(TM) gallium nitride (GaN) Metal Organic Chemical Vapor
Deposition (MOCVD) systems to Invenlux Corporation, a U.S.-based manufacturer
of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) to ramp capacity at its factory in Haiyan City,
"Invenlux has a history of producing reliable and efficient blue and
green LEDs for LCD backlighting, traffic lights, full color displays, and general
illumination," commented Chris Yan, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of Invenlux.
"We continue to select Veeco as our supplier of choice for our LED capacity
ramp because we believe their MOCVD tools provide a proven advantage in productivity,
and a lower cost of ownership when compared to competitive systems."
Bill Miller, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, General Manager of Veeco's MOCVD
Operations, commented, "We are pleased to be Invenlux's chosen MOCVD supplier
as they expand production of LEDs, and look forward to supporting their growth
Veeco Instruments, Inc. designs, manufactures, markets and services enabling
solutions for customers in the HB-LED, solar, data storage, semiconductor, scientific
research and industrial markets. We have leading technology positions in our
three businesses: LED & Solar Process Equipment, Data Storage Process Equipment,
and Metrology Instruments. Veeco's product development, marketing, engineering
and manufacturing facilities are located in New York, New Jersey, California,
Colorado, Arizona, Massachusetts and Minnesota. Global sales and service offices
are located throughout the U.S., Europe, Japan and Asia Pacific.