Headquartered in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, ASML designs, develops, integrates, markets and services these advanced systems, which continue to help their customers – the major chipmakers – reduce the size and increase the functionality of microchips, and consumer electronic equipment.


Our vision is to make possible affordable microelectronics that improve the quality of life. To achieve this, our mission is to invent and develop lithography machines, metrology systems and software products that together allow our customers to follow Moore’s Law and produce ever smaller, cheaper, more powerful and energy-efficient semiconductors.

The result? Increasingly more powerful and capable electronics, with faster processing speeds, that enable the world to progress within a multitude of fields, including healthcare, technology, communications, energy, mobility, and entertainment.

Facts & Figures

Founded:   1984
Global Headquarters, Veldhoven The Netherlands, 70 offices in      16 country’s
R&D and Manufacturing: The Netherlands,
The United States, Taiwan, Korea Location
Employees: more than 14.000 R&D employees, more than 5.000 Customers All of the world’s top chip makers Annual sales € 6,8 Billion (2016)



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