Milestones

1981 - Company incorporated.

1982 - Introduction of AOI systems for bare PCBs.

1984 - Initial public offering on Nasdaq.

1986 - Introduction of CAM systems for bare PCB production.

1989 - Introduction of laser plotting systems for bare PCB production.

1991 - Initial development of AOI systems for FPDs. FPD division established.

1992 - Merger with Orbot Systems Ltd. Company name changed to Orbotech Ltd.

1995 - Incorporation of Orbograph Ltd. and initial development of automatic check reading solutions.

1996 - Joint venture established with Jenoptik, named Laser Imaging Systems GmbH, for the development of laser-based direct imaging technologies.

1998 - Joint venture established with Valor Computerized Systems Ltd., named Frontline PCB Solutions Ltd., for CAM software for bare PCB production.

1999 - Acquisition of Japanese developer of AOI systems for FPDs, KLA Acrotec. Orbotech  Display Asia Pacific established.

2007 - Acquisition of New System Srl for inkjet printing technology.
Acquisition of 3 D - Danish Diagnostic Development A/S (“DDD”) for nuclear medical imaging. Medical Division established.

2008 - Acquisition of Photon Dynamics, Inc. Test and Repair Solutions for the FPD industry.

2009 - Joint venture established with LT Solar, named Orbotech LT Solar, LLC for the Photovoltaic Solar Energy manufacturing.

2014 - Acquisition of  SPTS Technologies, manufacturer of etch, deposition and thermal equipment for the semiconductor industry.