YAVNE, ISRAEL--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 16, 2013-- ORBOTECH LTD. (NASDAQ/GSM SYMBOL: ORBK) announced that its LDI-150 laser direct imaging tool is now being utilized by five of the world’s leading touch screen makers for production of One Glass Solution (OGS) touch screen modules.
Commenting on this important achievement, Mr. Richard Klapholz, Corporate Executive Vice President for Electronics Business at Orbotech Ltd., said: “Orbotech’s direct imaging footprint exists in almost every smart device, reflecting the growing utilization of the Company's direct imaging solution in the manufacture of key components within the electronics industry supply chain. This is particularly the case for advanced applications requiring accurate patterning in high volume.” Mr. Klapholz added: “Since entering the touch screen industry, we have seen a strong acceleration in the adoption rate of Orbotech laser direct imaging. Manufacturers are increasingly leveraging its value as an enabling tool to address the challenges they face in the mass production of highly complex electronic components which, in turn, is being driven by the improved demand for sophisticated personal communications and entertainment devices.”
Orbotech’s field-proven solutions for touch screen applications include laser direct imaging, automated optical inspection (AOI) and automated optical repair (AOR).
About Orbotech Ltd.
Orbotech Ltd. (NASDAQ/GSM: ORBK) has been at the cutting edge of the electronics industry supply chain, as an innovator of enabling technologies used in the manufacture of the world’s most sophisticated consumer and industrial products, for over 30 years. The Company is a leading provider of yield-enhancing and production solutions, primarily for manufacturers of printed circuit boards, flat panel displays and other electronic components; and today, virtually every electronic device is produced using Orbotech technology. The Company also applies its core expertise and resources in other advanced technology areas, including character recognition for check and forms processing and solar photovoltaic manufacturing. Headquartered in Israel and operating from multiple locations internationally, Orbotech’s highly talented and inter-disciplinary professionals design, manufacture, sell and service the Company’s end-to-end portfolio of solutions for the benefit of customers the world over. For more information please see the Company’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) at www.sec.gov. and visit the Company’s corporate website at www.orbotech.com. The corporate website is not incorporated herein by reference and is included as an inactive textual reference only.
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Source: Orbotech Ltd.
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