Milestones

2015 Heidelberg Instruments launches the new generation of Maskless Aligner Systems: The MLA Series
2014 Heidelberg Instruments announces additional Process and Application Labs in North America and China
2013 Heidelberg Instruments expands its Process and Application Lab in Heidelberg
2013 Heidelberg Instruments wins the 2013 Prism Award for it's µPG 501 desktop system
2012 Heidelberg Instruments installs its 500th system
2011 Heidelberg Instruments adds additional Production capacity for Large Area Lithography systems
2009 Heidelberg Instruments establishes state of the art Process and Application Lab in Yokohama, Japan
2008 Heidelberg Instruments expands its geographical market to over 40 countries
2007 Heidelberg Instruments introduces the VPG 200/400 and the VPG 800/1100/1400 for high volume production of photomasks used in the advanced electronic packaging industry
2006 Heidelberg Instruments roles out the table top makless lithography system, the µPG 101 system
2005 Heidelberg Instruments establishes its Korean Customer Support Office
2005 Heidelberg Instruments installs its 200th system
2004 Heidelberg Instruments installs a large area maskless lithography system with an exposure area of 1x1 meter and capable of 3D exposure
2003 Heidelberg Instruments enters the display market by introducing of the MW2400 and MW1100
2002 Heidelberg Instruments celebrates installation of the 100th system
2002 Heidelberg Instruments establishes Customer Support Office in Japan
1999 Heidelberg Instruments starts Customer Support Office in China
1998 Heidelberg Instruments established Customer Support and Sales Office in USA
1997 Heidelberg Instruments opens Customer Support Office in Taiwan
1995 Heidelberg Instruments installs the first large area maskless lithography systems in Europe and Asia
1995 Heidelberg Instruments introduces the DWL 66 system for the research and development market
1992 Heidelberg Instruments installs its first system in Asia
1991 Heidelberg Instruments installs its first system in Germany and United States
1990 Heidelberg Instruments becomes an independent company and purchased by one of the original founders, Dr. R. Wijnaendts. He assumes the company’s leadership as President and CEO
1984 Heidelberg Instruments Mikrotechnik GmbH is formed as a group of several start up companies focusing on areas of Ophthalmoscopy, Surface Physics, Laser Scanning, Confocal Microscopy and Image Processing