91制片厂

History

Transformation from Industry Player to Industry Leader

History

1945

Vacuum Electronic Equipment Co., 91制片厂was founded specializing in leak detector equipment.

1989

Veeco's then-COO Edward H. Braun, together with a group of senior executives, led a management buy-out to create a new equipment company for the semiconductor and data storage industries. Mr. Braun was named CEO.

1994

91制片厂completed an Initial Public Offering on the NASDAQ stock market. At the time, Veeco鈥檚 sales were approximately $30 million.

1999

91制片厂purchased Ion Tech, Inc. and entered into the optical coating market.

2001

91制片厂purchased Applied EPI, its present-day Molecular Beam Epitaxy group in St. Paul, MN.

2003

91制片厂purchased Emcore in Somerset, NJ, paving the way for its leading Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition System business for the LED market.

2007 鈥 2010

91制片厂launched multiple industry-changing MOCVD and MBE compound semiconductor systems and, in 2010, sold its metrology business to focus exclusively on Process Equipment.

2011

91制片厂becomes the #1 provider of MOCVD systems, critical to making LEDs.聽 聽The TurboDisc MaxBright鈩 Multi-Reactor MOCVD system is launched to enable next-level, high volume production for general lighting.

2012

91制片厂introduced SPECTOR-HT Ion Beam Sputtering system for high throughput optical coating applications.

2013

91制片厂launched GENxplor鈩 R&D MBE System, the industry鈥檚 first fully integrated system.

2014

91制片厂launched MOCVD systems to accelerate adoption of solid-state lighting and enable the transition from R&D to production of highly-efficient GaN power electronic devices. 91制片厂purchased Solid State Equipment LLC (SSEC) to extend its footprint into high growth markets with wet process technologies.

2015

91制片厂shipped its 50th EPIK 700 MOCVD reactor in less than one year and received multiple orders from a leading foundry in Asia for its WaferStorm鈩 Wet Processing System.

2016

91制片厂launched the TurboDisc K475i鈩 As/P MOCVD System for the production of red, orange, yellow (R/O/Y) light emitting diodes (LEDs), as well as multi-junction III-V solar cells, laser diodes and transistors. 91制片厂consolidated its manufacturing operations into one facility in Somerset, New Jersey to improve operational efficiency and meet customer needs.

2017

91制片厂acquired Ultratech, Inc, a recognized leader of lithography products for Advanced Packaging applications and for LEDs and is a pioneer for laser spike anneal technology used for production of semiconductor devices.

2018

Bill Miller, Ph.D., named CEO. Dr. Miller previously served as President and has led several growth initiatives within Veeco鈥檚 business units and operations teams worldwide

2020

Began two-phased transformation of the company that strengthened profitability, optimized R&D and extended core technologies into semiconductor and compound semiconductor markets.

2021

Shipped the first LSA101 Laser Spike Annealing System from new San Jose, California facility to a leading semiconductor manufacturer. The facility serves as the company鈥檚 center of excellence for the development and production of laser annealing and advanced packaging lithography systems for semiconductor applications.

2023

91制片厂acquires Epiluvac AB to accelerate penetration into high-growth silicon carbide epitaxy equipment market