During the quarter, the company sold 55 ASML lithography systems, three of which are for the EUV
The Holding company ASML, specializing in the production of lithography equipment for semiconductor manufacturing, this week published a report for the last quarter. The third quarter of 2017 brought ASML income 2,447 billion euros. In the previous quarter this indicator was equal to 2,101 billion EUR. Revenue for the quarter also increased from 466 million euros to 557 million euros.
According to estimates ASML, for the three months it was sold 55 lithographic systems, of which 48 — new, 7 — restored. For comparison: in the second quarter managed to sell 39 new and 3 used the system.
According to the report, the industry started the transition to lithography using radiation in the hard ultraviolet range (EUV). During the quarter, the company ASML has shipped three such systems bearing the marking NXE:3400B. Since the beginning of the year they were released six pieces, and the orders queue has 23 positions.