Besi

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BE Semiconductor Industries N.V.
Besi
Public
Traded asBESI
ISINNL0012866412
IndustrySemiconductors
Founded1995
FoundersRichard Blickman (ceo since 1995)
Headquarters
Duiven
,
The Netherlands
Area served
Worldwide
Revenue592.8 million (2017)
Number of employees
2040 (2017)
Websitehttps://besi.com

BE Semiconductor Industries N.V., simply called Besi, is a Dutch multinational company that designs and manufacturers semiconductor equipment.[1][2] The company was founded in May, 1995 by Richard Blickman, who still leads the company today. The company employees 2040 people,[3] of which 200 are at its headquarters in Duiven, a small town in the east of the Netherlands. It outsources production to its subsidiaries in China and Malaysia.

Besi is a publicly traded company, and its shares are listed on the Euronext Amsterdam stock market under the BESI ticker symbol.[4][5] In June, 2017, Besi was valued at around $2 billion.

In the Swiss subsidiary of Besi, 700 of sensitive documents were stolen by Chinese competitors[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reuters Profile on Besi". Reuters.
  2. ^ "BESI:EN Amsterdam Stock Quote - BE Semiconductor Industries NV". Bloomberg.com. Retrieved 2017-06-15.
  3. ^ "Besi Annual Report 2017" (PDF). Retrieved 2019-03-15.
  4. ^ "BE Semiconductor Industries NV: AMS:BESI quotes & news - Google Finance". www.google.com. Retrieved 2017-06-15.
  5. ^ "BE SEMICONDUCTOR | Euronext". www.euronext.com (in Dutch). Retrieved 2019-03-15.
  6. ^ "Chinese firms stole sensitive data from Swiss-based competitor". swissinfo.ch. 2019-05-27.