SUSS MicroOptics S.A. moves into new production facility

by | Nov 19, 2012

New cleanroom expected to be in full operation by mid-December.

SUSS MicroOptics S.A., Neuchâtel, Switzerland, a 100% subsidiary of SÜSS MicroTec AG announces the relocation of production facilities in Neuchâtel. SUSS MicroOptics is a leading supplier for high-quality refractive and diffractive micro-optics.

The know-how comprises profound experience in optical design, micro-fabrication and metrology. The company provides the highest quality components through leading edge manufacturing techniques, based on 200mm wafer technology in Quartz and Silicon. Its innovative advances in technology make SUSS MicroOptics a market leader in its segment. This technology leadership and innovation allowed a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20% over last ten years.

To account for the continuously growing business and to bring the cleanroom facilities to a state of the art level, the relocation into a new production facility was necessary. The new cleanroom facilities are purpose-built and perfectly support the growth strategy of the micro-optics business. The new cleanroom will be in full operation by mid December 2012 and will give SUSS MicroOptics the flexibility to increase production capacity and if necessary to switch to a shift system in the future.

“By increasing our ownership in SUSS MicroOptics to 100% earlier this year and by relocating the operations we have achieved another milestone in focusing and streamlining our strategically important business units. SUSS MicroOptics with its key lithography technologies has become an integral part of the SUSS MicroTec group.” said Frank P. Averdung, President and CEO of SÜSS MicroTec AG.

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