AIXTRON AG announced
today that in the second quarter Philips Lumileds Lighting Company, a world
leading manufacturer of high-power light emitting diodes (LEDs) and a solid-state
lighting industry pioneer, has placed a repeat order for multiple AIX 2800G4
HT MOCVD reactors which will be used for the production of its LUXEON power
The MOCVD systems will be shipped within the next 2-3 quarters and will be
installed in the state of the art production facility in San Jose, CA.
Mike Pugh, Chief Procurement Officer of Philips Lumileds, comments, "We
have carefully selected the AIXTRON systems for our continuing capacity expansion
program. As we are committed to meeting the needs of the illumination, automotive,
and consumer electronics industries the new AIXTRON reactors are an important
part of that program. Our long-term successful relationship with AIXTRON as
a key supplier gives us confidence that we will receive the support that is
needed for a quick installation and successful startup of the new tools."
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