2024-04-08

AIXTRON receives Gold Supplier Award from BOE HC SemiTek for Micro LED collaboration

Both companies have been partnering for many years, while AIXTRON was now honored for the outstanding collaboration with BOE HC SemiTek on Micro LEDs.    Herzogenrath, April 08, 2024 – AIXTRON (FSE: AIXA) has received the prestigious Gold Supplier Award from BOE HC SemiTek for their collaboration in the field of Micro LED technology. The partnership between the leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry and BOE HC SemiTek spans over 19 years, dating back to the early 2000s. ...
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2023-11-24

AIXTRON starts construction of new innovation center

The leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry is investing around EUR 100 million at its headquarters in Herzogenrath, Germany. With this, AIXTRON is laying an important foundation for further successful growth. Herzogenrath, November 23, 2023 – AIXTRON SE (FSE: AIXA, ISIN DE000A0WMPJ6) has officially started the construction of the new innovation center at its headquarters in Herzogenrath, Germany. The leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry is investing around EUR 100 mil...
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2023-11-22

AIXTRON’s G10-GaN supports BelGaN to expand its GaN business

Herzogenrath, November 21, 2023 – AIXTRON SE (FSE: AIXA, ISIN DE000A0WMPJ6) enables the semiconductor foundry BelGaN to expand its business into the growing GaN market and to accelerate GaN technology innovation. For this important strategic step, BelGaN relies on AIXTRON’s new G10-GaN, which offers best-in-class performance, an all-new compact design, and overall lowest cost per wafer. Starting with an 8x150mm configuration, the system will be delivered to the BelGaN production site in Oudenaarde (Belgium) before the end of...
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2023-09-19

GlobiTech selects AIXTRON for expansion into the SiC market

GlobiTech selects AIXTRON for expansion into the SiC market AIXTRON’s G10-SiC enables leading foundry to ramp its SiC epitaxy production into high volume. Herzogenrath, September 18, 2023 – AIXTRON SE (FSE: AIXA, ISIN DE000A0WMPJ6) supports GlobiTech Inc. (“GlobiTech”), one of the world's largest silicon-epitaxy foundries, to expand their business into silicon carbide (SiC) epitaxy. AIXTRON’s new G10-SiC has enabled this global leader to quickly ramp its SiC epitaxy production into ...
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2023-05-17

AIXTRON introduces new Executive Committee

Current COO Jochen Linck not to renew his contract due to personal reasons. / New Executive Committee will support CEO and CFO. Herzogenrath, May 17, 2023 – As of October 2023, AIXTRON SE (FSE: AIXA, ISIN DE000A0WMPJ6) will introduce a new Executive Committee to support Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Felix Grawert and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Dr. Christian Danninger. Due to personal reasons, the current Chief Operating Officer (COO), Dr. Jochen Linck, will not renew his contract, which ends in S...
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2023-05-12

AIXTRON: Further acceleration of growth in Power Electronics (Quarter Results/ Forecast)

AIXTRON SE: Further acceleration of growth in Power Electronics Efficient power electronics based on gallium nitride (GaN) and silicon carbide (SiC) remain drivers of success / 2023 growth guidance confirmed Herzogenrath, Germany, April 27, 2023 – AIXTRON SE (FSE: AIXA, ISIN DE000A0WMPJ6), a leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, has seen continued strong demand for equipment from all areas of the addressed compound semiconductor industry. This in particular applies to systems for the production of e...
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2023-02-07

AIXTRON and ams OSRAM announce qualification of AIXTRON G5+ C and G10-AsP systems on 200mm wafers for Micro LED application

Herzogenrath, Germany, Premstaetten, Austria, Munich, Germany, February 7, 2023 – AIXTRON SE (FSE: AIXA), a worldwide leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry and ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optical solutions, announced today that ams OSRAM has qualified AIXTRON AIX G5+ C and G10-AsP MOCVD systems on 200mm wafers for a Micro LED application. The MOCVD systems AIX G5+ C and the new G10-AsP from AIXTRON SE offer AIXTRON planetary technology which is...
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2023-01-30

AIXTRON launches the new G10-AsP system at Photonic West / AIXTRON’s planetary technology sets the ground for the next generation of high-resolution Micro LED displays and lasers

AIXTRON’s planetary technology sets the ground for the next generation of high-resolution Micro LED displays and lasers AIXTRON SE (FSE: AIXA, ISIN DE000A0WMPJ6) launches the first fully automated AsP platform to the market. The new system G10-AsP addresses the growing demands in the fields of Micro LED and laser devices. As first system in the industry, the G10-AsP enables a robust high-volume production which is linked to very high and complex requirements. “Micro LEDs will revolutionize the world of displays as t...
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2022-10-27

AIXTRON upgrades the 2022 growth guidance based on strong order situation

New G10-SiC system generation already largest driver of orders in the quarter Gross margin increased due to improved product mix   Herzogenrath, Germany, October 27, 2022 – AIXTRON SE (FSE: AIXA, ISIN DE000A0WMPJ6), a leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, reported a significant year-over-year increase in order intake in the third quarter of 2022. The unabated strong demand for systems for the production of efficient power electronics based on gallium nitride (GaN) and silicon carbide (SiC), as wel...
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2022-10-19

Furukawa in Japan selects AIXTRONs MOCVD technology for the production of optoelectronic devices / AIXTRON to support development of GaAs and InP based optoelectronics in Japan

AIXTRON to support development of GaAs and InP based optoelectronics in Japan Herzogenrath, October 18, 2022 – AIXTRON SE (FSE: AIXA), a worldwide leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, has received an order for an AIX 2800G4 MOCVD System from FURUKAWA FITEL OPTICAL DEVICE CO., LTD. (FFOD), a Japan based manufacturer of compound semiconductor devices. The equipment will be used for the development and the production of optoelectronic devices, based on Gallium Arsenide (Ga...
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2022-09-16

AIXTRON launches next Generation G10-SiC 200 mm product solution for Silicon Carbide Epitaxy

DGAP-Media / 13.09.2022 / 07:30 CET/CEST AIXTRON launches next Generation G10‑SiC 200 mm product solution for Silicon Carbide EpitaxyHerzogenrath, September 13, 2022 – AIXTRON SE launched its new G10-SiC 200 mm system for high volume manufacturing of latest generation Silicon Carbide (“SiC”) power devices DGAP-Media / 13.09.2022 / 07:30 CET/CEST AIXTRON launches next Generation G10‑SiC 200 mm product solution for Silicon Carbide Epitaxy Herzogenrath, September 13, 2022 – AIXTRON...
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2022-07-28

AIXTRON: Strong order momentum – continuing growth path

Highest order intake since 2011 / First volume production order for Micro LED / SiC and GaN Power electronics as biggest demand drivers / revenue and profit significantly improved / Growth guidance for 2022 confirmed   Herzogenrath, Germany, July 28, 2022 - AIXTRON SE (FSE: AIXA, ISIN DE000A0WMPJ6), a leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, recorded its highest quarterly order intake since 2011 in the second quarter of 2022. The order intake was driven by broad based demand from nearly all addressed end ...
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2022-05-05

AIXTRON: Strong demand from all end markets GaN and SiC Power electronics as biggest demand drivers / 79% higher quarterly sales in Q1 / Gross profit doubled / Net profit more than tripled / Growth guidance for 2022 confirmed

Herzogenrath, Germany, May 5, 2022 - AIXTRON SE (FSE: AIXA, ISIN DE000A0WMPJ6), a leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, starts the year with continued strong demand from all addressed end markets. Year-on-year, first quarter 2022 order intake as well as revenues, gross profit and net income all increased, partially significantly. Based on this development and in view of the positive business outlook, the Executive Board confirms the growth guidance for the full year 2022. Order intake at a high level with demand from all...
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2022-02-24

HC Semitek cooperates with AIXTRON on Micro LED display technology

Chinese chipmaker HC Semitek orders AIXTRON's AIX 2800G4-TM and AIX G5+ C, enabling MOCVD solutions for the increasing demand for RGB Micro LEDs / Micro LED technology is a game changer for the display industry Herzogenrath/Germany, February 23, 2022 - Micro LED technology is on the verge of revolutionizing the display industry. The market demand for self-emissive Micro LEDs in the primary colors (RGB: red, green and blue) begins to rise strongly. HC Semitek, a leading enterprise of the semiconductor technology, will use AIXT...
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2021-07-29

AIXTRON Successfully Continues Growth

Order intake plus 90% / Revenues increased again / Significantly improved profitability / Doubling of EBIT / Order intake guidance raised again   Herzogenrath, July 29, 2021 - AIXTRON SE (FSE: AIXA, ISIN DE000A0WMPJ6) reports a very strong business performance in the first half of 2021, with order intake for the leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry reaching EUR 263.3 million in this period, the highest level in the past ten years. Customer orders almost doubled (plus 90%) compared with the corresponding...
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2021-03-30

Tier 1 US LED Manufacturer selects AIXTRON’s AIX G5+ C for Micro LEDs

Micro LED technology is on the verge of revolutionizing the display industry / AIXTRON tool of record qualified for the tightened Micro LED market requirements / AIX G5+ C impressive track record extended Herzogenrath/Germany, March 30, 2021 - Greater colors, brighter images, higher energy-efficiencies. These are the properties of the ultimate display technology for tomorrow's mobile devices and televisions. Micro LED technology enables these features and is on the verge of revolutionizing the display industry. The Micro LED technology is on the ro...
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2020-12-17

EpiWorld qualifies AIXTRON G5 WW C system for SiC production ramp-up

AIXTRON's new SiC platform meets stringent production qualification specifications / EpiWorld build up epitaxial structures for SiC power devices Herzogenrath/Germany, December 16, 2020 – Epiworld International Co., Ltd. has qualified AIXTRON’s new SiC platform AIX G5 WW C system for high volume manufacturing of SiC Epitaxy products at its new production side in Xiamen. The Vapor Phase Epitaxy (VPE) tool of AIXTRON SE (FSE: AIXA), a worldwide leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor indus...
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2020-07-24

AIXTRON Reports Rising Order Intake for 1H20 and Revenue Growth in 2Q20

Semiconductor equipment provider AIXTRON published its financial results of the first half and the second quarter of 2020. The company said that it remains on track in the period despite the COVID-19 crisis. For 1H20, AIXTRON said it has received order volumes of EUR 138.4 million (US$ 160.6 million), which achieved an on-year growth of 41%. The order intake of 2Q20 came to EUR 69.6 million (US$ 80.76 million), up by 55% comparing to the same period in 2019. The main drivers of the growing customer demand for deposition equipment are the growing mar...
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2020-05-05

AIXTRON Reports Sales and Profits Decreases in 1Q20 with Limited Impacts from COVID-19 Pandemic

Germany-based semiconductor equipment provider AIXTRON published its financial results of the first quarter of 2020. The company reported an on-year increase for order intake but drops in revenue and profit. AIXTRON’s order intake grew by 28% YoY for 1Q20 to EUR 68.8 million (US$ 74.9 million) due to continued strong demand for the increasing use of LED-based display applications and the production of lasers for optical data transmission and 3D sensors, especially in mobile phones. The revenues for in Q120, however, dropped by 40% YoY and 45% QoQ...
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2020-03-27

China Companies to Order Equipment for Micro LED Production

The spreading coronavirus epidemic did not stop industry players from progressing advanced technology development. Chinese companies recently reported new orders and subsidies for equipment to push Micro LED technology development. (Image: LEDinside) The biggest LED wafer and chip producer Sanan Optoelectronic reported that its subsidiary Sanan Semiconductor has received subsidies from the Quanzhou government in March for purchasing equipment. The amount of the subsidies was RMB 143 million (US$ 20.16 million). Sanan Semiconductor has formed partnership with...
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2020-03-17

Konka Adopts AIXTRON Tools for Micro LED Pilot Production

AIXTRON announced that Konka Group has ordered multiple AIX G5+ C and AIX 2800G4-TM MOCVD systems to build its own volume production of GaN-based (gallium nitride) and AsP-based (Arsenide-Phosphide) Mini- and Micro LEDs. Konka, which recently announced its plans to enter the North American consumer electronics market in 2020, established its Micro LED initiative as a joint venture with Chongqing Liangshan Industrial Investment. The company also increase an investment of over US$210 million for Micro LED development. Most recently, ...
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2020-03-02

AIXTRON Report a Coronavirus Case and Claims No Restrictions on Its Business Operation

Germany-based semiconductor equipment provider AIXTRON reported that one of its employees at the headquarters in Herzogenrath, Germany, had been tested positive for the novel coronavirus. (Image: Pixabay) The case was confirmed in the evening of February 27 which is related to other already known cases in the district. AIXTRON noted that the employee has only contacted with only a few colleagues and its chain of contact was indemnified. Those who had contacted the confirmed cases have been informed and instructed to stay home. AIXTRON addressed that its ...
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2019-12-18

Global Technology Companies Achieving Their Sustainable Goals

Many leading companies in across the world have proactively dedicated to setting up and achieving sustainable goals with the awareness of climate change and other environmental issues. Signify recently announced that it has achieved carbon neutrality in five more market; while AIXTRON reported its certification as a climate neutral company. Osram, also unveiled its intension to become climate neutral by 2030. Signify has achieved carbon neutrality in the market of ASEAN, Far East, India, Indonesia and Pacific, boosting its number of markets with carbon-neutral operati...
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2019-12-11

AIXTRON Qualified for Micro LED production at PlayNitride

AIXTRON announced that PlayNitride has qualified its AIX G5+ C MOCVD system for the manufacturing of GaN-based (gallium nitride) Micro LEDs, concluding the joint collaboration agreement signed in January. The German equipment provider and Micro LED specialist PlayNitride reported their partnership in January 2019 to speed up Micro LED mass production with AIXTRON’s AIX G5+ C platform. According to AIXTRON, PlayNitride ordered another tool for expanding its capacities for high-volume production of Micro LEDs. The M...
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2019-10-28

AIXTRON Expects Demand Rise to Meet Its 2019 Forecast with New Silicon Carbide System

German equipment solution provider AIXTRON announced the financial results for the third quarter and the first nine month of 2019. The company reported an on-year revenue increase of 2% to EUR 184.6 billion for 3Q19 and an operating result of EUR 24.5 million (US$ 27.16 million) that grew by 18%YoY. AIXTRON said that the order situation slightly recovered compared to the previous quarter. Sales were lower than in the previous quarters partly due to longer than expected processes to grant export licenses. Nevertheless, sales for the first nine months of 2019 in...
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2019-07-26

AIXTRON Reports 1H19 Financial Results with Increased Revenue and Profit

Semiconductor equipment provider AIXTRON revealed its financial results for the first half and the second quarter of 2019. The 1H19 revenue of AIXTRON increased by 12% YoY to EUR 132 million (US$147.11 million), gross profit also grew by 4% YoY to EUR 52.4 million (US$ 58.4 million) despite that its order intake dropped by 36% YoY to EUR 98.3 million (US$109.22 million). AIXTRON noted that customer’s reluctance to invest in production expansion due to the ongoing US-China trade dispute has led to order intake decrease for the first ...
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2019-07-04

AIXTRON Delivers MOCVD System to Japan’s Nagoya University for GaN-based Deep UV Optoelectronic Devices

German semiconductor equipment provider AIXTRON announced its partnership with Nagoya University in Japan. The equipment maker has delivered a Close Coupled Showerhead® (CCS) system to the University’s Institute of Materials and Systems for Sustainability (IMaSS). AIXTRONs 3x2-inch Flip Top CCS MOCVD platform is intended for research in the field of GaN-based deep ultra-violet (DUV) optoelectronic devices. Specially designed for research and small series production, the AIXTRON system enables real scaling from R&D ...
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2019-05-29

Epitaxy Wafer: The Fundamental Phase for Micro LED Display

In the latest report of LEDinside, titled “LEDinside 2019 Micro LED Next Generation Display Key Technology Report,” Micro LED technology not only features excellent performance in brightness and contrast that surpass OLED, its fast response time, low power consumption and reliability make it a perfect option for mobile and automotive applications. However, complicated production process which leads to low yield and high production cost has slowed down the commercial progress of Micro LED display. One of the challenges lies in the quality of Micr...
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2019-05-02

AIXTRON Maintains Profitable in 1Q19 despite Low Seasonal Demands

AIXTRON, the Germany-based semiconductor equipment provider, announced its financial report for the first quarter of 2019 with an expected performance. The revenue of 1Q19 increased by 10% YoY to EUR 68.7 million (US$ 77 million). Although the gross margin decreased slightly to 39% YoY due to a change in the product mix, the gross profit of EUR 26.7 million (US$29.92 million) in the first quarter of 2019 was on a par with the previous year. According to AIXTRON, the first quarter of 2019 was mainly influenced by the expected reluctance of customers to inve...
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2019-02-27

AIXTRON Announces Solid Growth in 2018 with Demands for MOCVD Systems for ROY LED and VCSEL

German equipment manufacturer AIXTRON posted its 2018 financial results. The company reported increased on-year revenue and gross margin due to continued demand for its MOCVD systems for lasers, red-orange-yellow (ROY) LEDs and specialty LEDs production. According to AIXTRON, its order intake in 2018 grew by 15% YoY to EUR 302.5 million (US$ 344.26 million), which led to a yearly revenue of EUR 268.8 million (US$ 306 million), up by 17% YoY. Adjusted for previous year's sales from discontinued operations, the sales increased by 40% compare...
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