AIXTRON receives 'Award of outstanding achievement for global SSL development'

AIXTRON has been recognised for its contributions to the establishment of the international Solid State Lighting (SSL) industry.


AIXTRON SE (FSE: AIXA; NASDAQ: AIXG), a worldwide leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, received the “Award of Outstanding Achievement for Global SSL Development” from the International SSL Alliance (ISA) in the context of this years’ China SSL. The ISA jury recognized AIXTRON for its role in providing key foundations for the initiation and growth of the global Solid State Lighting (SSL) industry.

In his acceptance speech, AIXTRON’s President and CEO, Martin Goetzeler, stressed the Company’s longstanding contributions to the SSL industry: “We are very delighted to receive this prestigious award from ISA. Over the last three decades, AIXTRON has been an important bridge between research, development and the application of these technologies in the area of solid-state lighting. In this period, we have successfully introduced a number of innovations supporting the successful commercialization of Solid State Lighting and the transition of the General Lighting Industry.”

With more than 3,000 deposition systems delivered since 1983, AIXTRON has installed the majority of all compound semiconductor production tools world-wide. AIXTRON is continuing to improve the production efficiency of the global SSL industry, highlighted by the recent introduction of the new AIX R6 Closed Coupled Showerhead next generation MOCVD tool which represents state-of-the-art LED manufacturing.

Mr. Goetzeler also added: “We are fully committed to continue to support the global SSL industry and we are looking forward to share our expertise with our customers by providing best-in-class technology solutions such as our new AIX R6 tool which we introduced yesterday. It will be a pleasure helping to shape the SSL market in the years to come.”

Annually, the International SSL Alliance recognizes companies and individuals for their achievements and contributions to the global SSL development with the “Award of Outstanding Achievement for Global SSL Development”. Laureates among others have been this years’ recipient of the Nobel Prize for physics Prof. Dr. Shuji Nakamura, and Prof. Dr. Nick Holonyak, the inventor of the red LED.

Image: AIXTRON CEO Martin Goetzeler receives the "Award of Outstanding Achievement for Global SSL Development" from the hands of Wu Ling, President of the International Solid State Lighting Alliance (ISA).


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