ASML is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of chip-making equipment. Headquartered in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, ASML employs more than 21,000 people.
ASML has today published a statement by the Board of Management about the recent articles in the Dutch media in order to clarify any remaining misunderstandings in the XTAL IP-related theft in 2015.
VELDHOVEN, the Netherlands, April 17, 2019 - ASML Holding N.V. (ASML) today publishes its 2019 first-quarter results.
VELDHOVEN, the Netherlands, April 11, 2019 - ASML disagrees with any implication that it has been victim of “Chinese espionage”, as stated in an article in Dutch financial newspaper Financieele Dagblad earlier on Thursday, 11 April 2019. The article discusses the results of a public court case in the United States that ASML had initiated and won last year, in which a company called XTAL was found by a jury to have misappropriated ASML’s confidential and proprietary information and trade secrets in 2015.