Leading European Company Chooses Veeco IBD System and New Optical Monitoring Technology for Laser Coatings

February 10, 2015

Plainview, N.Y., February 10, 2015 – Veeco Instruments Inc. (Nasdaq: VECO) announced today that Ermaksan Makine A.S., a leading manufacturing company located in Bursa, Turkey, has ordered a Veeco SPECTOR® Loadlock Ion Beam Deposition (IBD) System with its new Quest™ Optical Monitor System upgrade for added control of their optical coating process. 

“Veeco’s SPECTOR Loadlock System is best-in-class technology that enables high-quality laser cutting to speed our operations and lower overall costs,” said Mr. Nizam Muzafferoglu, Optoelectronics Department Manager at Ermaksan.  “Adding Veeco's new Quest Optical Monitor System upgrade to the SPECTOR system also ensures a highly repeatable and productive process allowing us to produce the highest quality laser optics for our laser cutting systems.”

The R&D-100 award-winning SPECTOR platform produces the highest quality optical thin films with improved levels of productivity and throughput. The new Quest Optical Monitor provides up to ten times improvement in layer thickness accuracy compared to previous generations for precise manufacturing control.

“We are pleased Ermaksan chose our SPECTOR Loadlock IBD System for their vertical integration efforts,” said James Northup, Veeco’s Senior Vice President and General Manager.  “As the optics industry seeks faster deposition rates, throughputs and more repeatable processes, the SPECTOR system, coupled with the new Quest Optical Monitor, achieve unprecedented levels of productivity by delivering the highest throughput for optical thin film manufacturers.”

About Ermaksan Makine A.S.
ERMAKSAN is well known for productive and results- oriented research & development activities as well as affordable high-tech products in fabricating industry. With 49 years of manufacturing experience ERMAKSAN continuously invests in latest technology and resources.  ERMAKSAN manufactures 3000 machines annually with 700 qualified staff in a fully modernized 80.000 square meter factory equipped with state-of art machinery. ERMAKSAN exports 80% of its production through agents under the brand ERMAK from Canada to New Zealand, more than 70 countries in the world and provides full technical support since 1965.  For more information, please visit  

About Veeco 
Veeco’s process equipment solutions enable the manufacture of LEDs, flexible OLED displays, power electronics, compound semiconductors, hard drives, semiconductors, MEMS and wireless chips.  We are the market leader in MOCVD, MBE, Ion Beam, Wet Etch single wafer processing and other advanced thin film process technologies.  Our high performance systems drive innovation in energy efficiency, consumer electronics and network storage and allow our customers to maximize productivity and achieve lower cost of ownership.  For information on our company, products and worldwide service and support, please visit

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