Zygo Corp., (Middlefield, CT) a provider of optical components and optical metrology instruments, has acquired substantially all the assets of ASML US, Inc.'s Richmond, CA facility in the United States. ASML is a provider of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry.
purchase price paid by Zygo is the net book value of the acquired assets
expected to be between $7 million and $10 million, including current
allow Zygo to considerably expand its optical manufacturing capabilities, with
the addition of high precision optical machining and polishing equipment,
aspheric lens manufacturing and diamond turning assets. The Richmond facility will
provide synergies with Zygo's Electro-Optics and Optical Metrology Accessories
groups that can immediately address new applications in semiconductor, defense
and the life-sciences markets.
acquisition is expected to close by mid November 2010.
Zygo Finalizes ASML Acquisition
November 19, 2010