Aucksun Opto orders five Aixtron reactors for HB-LED production

March 16, 2012
Date Announced: 16 Mar 2012 Aachen, Germany -– AIXTRON SE today announced a new MOCVD system order from Huaian Aucksun Optoelectronics Technology Ltd., China. New customer, Aucksun Opto has placed a contract for five AIXTRON multiwafer MOCVD systems which will be dedicated to the growth of materials for high brightness (HB) LEDs. The order for two AIX 2600G3 IC reactors, both in a 49x2-inch wafer configuration, and three AIX2800G4 reactors, each in a 60x2-inch wafer configuration, was placed in the first quarter of 2012 and delivery will take place in the second quarter of 2012. One of AIXTRON´s local support teams will install and commission the new reactors in the company’s state of the art cleanrooms in Huaian, China. Mr. Kai Chen, General Manager of Aucksun, Dr. Bastian Marheineke, VP Sales at AIXTRON, at the signature ceremonyMr. Kai Chen, General Manager of Aucksun Opto, comments, “We are familiar with the very high quality of service and equipment we can expect to receive from AIXTRON, and their MOCVD systems will provide the perfect solution for the development and production of wafer materials for HB LEDs. This is an exciting new venture for us and knowing that we have a world leader like AIXTRON at our side is very reassuring. AIXTRON equipment features excellent process technology and productivity with high uniformity and ergonomics. The company has a strong presence in China and their local service team will play a key role in assisting our internal efforts as we ramp up production. We shall be returning to AIXTRON in the future to help us with our plans for the production of HB-LEDs based on gallium nitride materials.” Huaian Aucksun Optoelectronics Technology Ltd. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jiangsu AUCKSUN Co., Ltd., formerly known as Jiangsu Aucksun Metal Co., Ltd. Today its clients are mainly information technology (IT) manufacturing companies, and it operates its businesses predominantly in the Yangtze River Delta and the Pearl River Delta, China.