|Acquired by||Veeco Instruments|
|VENTURE FUNDING TOTAL||$4.8M|
|Grant, 2/11 |
U.S. Department of Energy
Veeco Solar Equipment, Inc. designs, manufactures, and integrates vacuum deposition systems and vacuum valves. It offers custom in-line and batch sputtering systems, evaporation coaters, precision DWDM optical coaters, and Web coaters. The companyâ€™s custom configured systems for physical vapor deposition are available for applications for substrates ranging in size from micro-circuit devices to massive space telescope mirrors, and Web coaters for coating wire or rolls of polyimide. It also provides vacuum chamber design and fabrication for small chambers. The company serves aerospace, automotive, cutting tool, industrial control, electrical and electronic components, energy, hardware, health care, optical, packaging, research, semi-conductor, telecommunications, and surface enhancement industries. It supplies its custom systems to the thin film deposition equipment market. Veeco Solar Equipment, Inc. was formerly known as Mill Lane Engineering Company, Inc. The company was founded in 1957 and is based in Lowell, Massachusetts. As of May 22, 2008, Veeco Solar Equipment, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Veeco Instruments, Inc.