Transformation from Industry Player to Industry Leader


Ed Braun, former Chairman & CEO leads management buy-out to create a new equipment company for the semiconductor and data storage industries. The company completes a dozen technology acquisitions during his tenure.


John Peeler is appointed new CEO—accelerates product development, creates flexible manufacturing approach and high growth markets strategy.


Veeco launches multiple industry-changing system innovations including GEN10™ and GEN2000™ MBE systems and TurboDisc® K465i™ MOCVD system.


Veeco sells metrology business to focus exclusively on Thin Film Process Equipment.


Veeco introduces NEXUS® DLC-X™ and Optium® ADS-800™ for data storage market and TurboDisc MaxBright™ Multi-Reactor MOCVD system for LED market.


Veeco becomes the #1 provider of MOCVD systems to LED manufacturers.


Veeco acquires Synos Technology for flexible OLED equipment market; launches GENxplor™ R&D MBE System, industry’s first fully integrated MBE system.


Veeco launches TurboDisc EPIK™ 700 GaN MOCVD System to accelerate adoption of solid-state lighting.

Veeco launches Propel™ Power GaN MOCVD system to enable transition from R&D to production of highly efficient GaN power electronic devices.

Veeco purchases Solid State Equipment Holdings LLC (SSEC) to extend footprint into Advanced Packaging, MEMS and RF high growth markets; renames SSEC to Veeco Precision Surface Processing business unit.


Veeco ships 50th EPIK 700 MOCVD reactor in less than one year and receives multiple orders from a leading foundry in Asia for its Precision Surface Processing (PSP) WaferStorm™ System.


Veeco launched the TurboDisc K475i™ As/P MOCVD System for the production of red, orange, yellow (R/O/Y) light emitting diodes (LEDs), as well as multi-junction III-V solar cells, laser diodes and transistors.