Zygo Agrees to Acquire Assets of ASML Richmond Facility
"The Richmond facility has a long history of producing many of the world's most advanced optical components and represents a strategic technology investment for Zygo," commented John Stack, president of Zygo's Optical Systems Division. "This acquisition adds to our existing advanced optical fabrication capabilities, and provides synergies with our Electro-Optics and Optical Metrology Accessories groups which should quickly enable Zygo to further meet the needs of the world's most demanding optical applications."
Dr. Chris Koliopoulos, president and CEO of Zygo Corp., commented, "This acquisition will further solidify Zygo Corp. as a world leader in extreme precision optical fabrication, where advanced manufacturing methods are combined with state-of-the-art preeminent optical metrology and surface testing. Over the past decades, the Richmond group has earned the highest respect in the optics industry, deservedly so. We look forward to this new addition to the Zygo family."
Zygo Corp. is a worldwide supplier of optical metrology instruments, precision optics, and electro-optical design and manufacturing services serving customers in the semiconductor capital equipment, bio-medical, scientific and industrial markets.