Epilight to start up phase 5 of its purchase plan with Aixtron MOCVD tools

Aug. 24, 2010
Date Announced: 24 Aug 2010 Aachen/Germany – Aixtron AG today announced a new order from Epilight Technology Co., Ltd, China for four CRIUS® 31x2 inch MOCVD tools.Epilight placed its order for the HB GaN LED growth reactors in the first quarter of 2010. The local Aixtron support team will commission the new CRIUS® reactors at the company’s facility in Shanghai during the third quarter of 2010. Wendy Liu, Chairman of Epilight comments, “We have begun a major capacity increase in our GaN high-brightness LED production so we need a corresponding guaranteed high quality production foundation. I am sure we have found this in the form of the highly respected Aixtron CRIUS® MOCVD platform. As the leader of enterprise in Shanghai’s National Solid-state Lighting Base, Epilight has become the most reliable provider of InGaN epiwafers and blue and green LED chips. Naturally, we wish to build on this hard-won reputation to meet our production commitments and are looking to attract new customers.With our growing business we must quickly and efficiently introduce new manufacturing capacity. The CRIUS® forms a key part of the start up of our Phase 5 purchase plan which is why we greatly look forward to working with the Aixtron local support team to ensure a smooth installation and ramp up.”

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