Who is ASML?
- One of the world’s leading manufacturers of chip-making equipment and a key supplier to the chip industry. ASML designs, develops, integrates and services advanced systems to produce semiconductors. In short, it makes the machines that print the chips.
- A global company founded in 1984 and headquartered in Veldhoven, the Netherlands.
- A public company traded on both Euronext Amsterdam and NASDAQ stock exchanges under the symbol ASML.
- Employer of about 14,000 people on payroll and flexible contracts (expressed in full time equivalents), as of the end of December, 2014.
Where is ASML located?
Over 70 locations in 16 countries around the world, including:
- R&D and manufacturing facilities in the Netherlands, the US and Taiwan
- Customer support centers in China, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, the UK and the US
- Training facilities in Asia and Europe
What are ASML’s financial results?
Who are ASML’s customers?
ASML supplies most of the world's major chip manufacturers:
- World’s largest memory company – Samsung
- World’s largest microprocessor company - Intel
- World's largest foundry (made-to-order chipmaker) – TSMC
ASML shipments based on revenue in Q4 2014
- 76% of all products go to customers in Asia
- 24% of all products go to customers in the US
Who are ASML suppliers?
- ASML outsources the design and manufacturing of the majority of components and subassemblies that make up its lithography products. Up to 90% of the total system costs are supplied externally. This allows for more focus on its core competences: design and integration of its systems.
- ASML has several hundred suppliers including many leading high tech companies.
How does ASML report its environmental and business responsibilities?
- ASML publishes an annual sustainability report.
- A Conduct Code determines behavior towards employees, customers, shareholders, suppliers and communities.