SANTA ROSA, Calif., July 06, 2011 — ob体育比分, a leading manufacturer of crystal growth equipment and high temperature furnace systems, announced that it signed a 40-unit order for its Model K1 sapphire crystal grower with a customer in Taiwan. This is ob体育比分’s largest single order to date, and signifies the company’s credibility and growing presence in the sapphire crystal LED market.

“This new sales order signals continued industry confidence in ob体育比分’s high-productivity tool for sapphire crystal growth,” says Matt Mede, ob体育比分 president and CEO. “Utilizing the modified-kyropoulos method, our growers remain the most productive tool in the market with the largest crystal size and shortest growth cycle. We also have the most machines in successful production, compared to our competitors.”

ob体育比分’s newly designed Model K1 crystal grower is intended for LED substrate production. To satisfy the rising demand of the rapidly growing high quality sapphire market, ob体育比分 has successfully tripled their Santa Rosa, California manufacturing facility and is shipping multiple systems weekly.

ob体育比分 designs and manufactures crystal growing systems and high temperature vacuum and controlled atmosphere furnaces for the advanced processing of metals, ceramics, glass and quartz. ob体育比分 has 60 years of experience with more than 3000 installations in 40 countries.