Veeco Ships Multiple TurboDisc K-Series GaN MOCVD Systems to Invenlux Corporation

Published on July 21, 2010 at 8:30 AM

Veeco 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, China.

"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 strategy."

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.

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