Mycronic AB (publ), has received an order from the Prexion series for a mask writer for display apps from an existing Asian customer. The order comprises of a Prexision-10 mask writer which would be limited to production of up to generation 8 photomask size. Later, the system can be upgraded to a complete-scale Prexision-10 production system. The order for the limited Prexision-10 system is of worth between USD 30 to 35 million & delivery is scheduled for the 4th quarter of next year.
Mycronic’s Business Area Pattern Generators gives provision of mask writers for manufacturing photomasks in various fields of application. These comprise of display manufacturing that includes smartphones, TV, and tablets, etc. and applications in the multi-purpose market, a comprehensive segment which is inclusive of such applications as microelectromechanical systems, electronic packaging, and touchscreen functions.
The Senior Vice President of Pattern Generators at Mycronic, Charlott Samuelsson stated that with limited size Prexision-10 system the customer will be enabled to produce photomasks for generation 8 & then can later upgrade to generation 10 photomask size. This is an appealing way for the customer to add production capacity at a later point in time when needed.
The firm along with its subsidiaries develops, manufactures, & sells production equipment to the electronics industry. The firm operates in two major segments, Assembly Solutions & Pattern Generators. The segment of Assembly Solutions caters to flexible equipment for the application of solder paste onto circuit boards & other mounting fluids employed in storage towers, electronics manufacturing, assembly robots like inspection equipment, as well as, equipment for assembling of camera modules, die-bonding systems for manufacturing optoelectronics. It’s market for spare parts, accessories offerings include preventive service & maintenance, training, application development, upgrades.