Search Menu
Photonics Media Photonics Marketplace Photonics Spectra BioPhotonics Vision Spectra Photonics Showcase Photonics ProdSpec Photonics Handbook

ASML Closes on Berliner Glas Acquisition

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email
BERLIN, Nov. 3, 2020 — Lithographic equipment and chip-making materials developer ASML announced it closed on its previously announced acquisition of Berliner Glas, the German provider of optical key components and refined technical glass. The Berliner Glas management group continues to run the company, per the agreement, which was announced in July.

ASML recently announced strong third-quarter earnings; the company’s reported net income for the third quarter was €1.06 billion, up from €627 million. Earnings per share (EPS) rose to €2.53 from €1.49 in quarter-three 2019.

For the third quarter, the company posted total net sales of €3.96 billion, compared to last year’s €2.98 billion.

*$1 million U.S. = €1.16 million
Nov 2020
1. A localized fracture at the end of a cleaved optical fiber or on a glass surface. 2. An integrated circuit.
A noncrystalline, inorganic mixture of various metallic oxides fused by heating with glassifiers such as silica, or boric or phosphoric oxides. Common window or bottle glass is a mixture of soda, lime and sand, melted and cast, rolled or blown to shape. Most glasses are transparent in the visible spectrum and up to about 2.5 µm in the infrared, but some are opaque such as natural obsidian; these are, nevertheless, useful as mirror blanks. Traces of some elements such as cobalt, copper and...
BusinessacquisitionsASMLBerliner Glaschipglasslithographylithography applicationslithography equipmentopticsoptical components

back to top
Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn YouTube RSS
©2023 Photonics Media, 100 West St., Pittsfield, MA, 01201 USA, [email protected]

Photonics Media, Laurin Publishing
x We deliver – right to your inbox. Subscribe FREE to our newsletters.
We use cookies to improve user experience and analyze our website traffic as stated in our Privacy Policy. By using this website, you agree to the use of cookies unless you have disabled them.