Apollo Precision Orders Crius
AACHEN, Germany, Dec. 20, 2010 — Aixtron AG announced that Apollo Precision Ltd., a new customer from Quanzhou, Fujian Province, China, has recently ordered an MOCVD reactor.
Comprising one Crius 31 x 2-in. configuration deposition system, the order was placed in the third quarter of 2010, with delivery to take place this month. The system will be utilized for production of LED backlight units. Production of the reactor took place at Aixtron’s production plant in China.
“We are making a new investment to enter the LED epitaxy business, and the Crius reactor will form the basis of our growth plans,” said ShuLin Wang, COO of Apollo Precision. “This new business undertaking will be an interesting experience for us, but we feel confident with the CCS Crius system, one of the world’s most productive MOCVD systems for production of GaN-based LEDs.”
Apollo Precision, through its subsidiaries, manufactures specialized equipment for the production of thin-film photovoltaic modules.
Aixtron provides deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry.
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