ANNUAL REPORT 2017
EXPLORE OUR PERSPECTIVES
 

CHAPTER PREVIEW

The worldwide demand for smaller, faster and cheaper semiconductor chips continues, as the move to digitalization drives greater automation.

Meeting demand

We are helping to meet this demand by focusing on our innovative strength and building on our world-leading ALD performance, while expanding our advanced epitaxy and PECVD capabilities.

Delivering results

In 2017, our focus on innovation and continuing to develop our strengths enabled us to deliver compelling solutions for a number of applications in the growing ALD sector, and introduce new solutions in the epitaxy market. It also contributed to our strong financial results, which included:

  • Net sales of €737 million
  • Bookings of €774 million
  • Operating result of €113 million
  • Operating cash flow of €116 million