Gigaphoton Establishes Branch and Starts Business Operations in Singapore

  Gigaphoton Establishes Branch and Starts Business Operations in Singapore

Business Wire

OYAMA, Japan -- April 5, 2013

Gigaphoton, Inc., a major lithography light source manufacturer, announced
today that as of April 2013, it has started business operations at the
Gigaphoton Singapore Branch ("GPSB"), its newly established branch in that
Through this Singapore Branch, Gigaphoton will aggressively promote new
business opportunities to find potential customers in Singapore by teaming up
with lithography system manufacturers as well as further reinforce its local
technical support system for existing Singaporean customers of Gigaphoton
excimer lasers for semiconductor lithography systems.

Until now, Gigaphoton has developed its excimer laser business in Singapore
with Komatsu Asia  & Pacific Pte Ltd. ("KAP"), an overseas subsidiary of
Komatsu Ltd., as its sales representative. Gigaphoton has established GPSB in
order to directly engage in its Singapore-based business operations in the

Through commencing business operations at GPSB, which has a close affiliation
with the Japanese headquarters, Gigaphoton will be able to offer speedy,
top-level service support that will elicit even greater satisfaction from its
clients in Singapore, which has been positioned as a vital site of operations
in the semiconductor manufacturing industry.

GIGAPHOTON SINGAPORE BRANCH: Overview (As of April 2013)


Address:  1 Gul Avenue, Off Benoi Road, Singapore 629648
           (Starting from early May: Admirax #05-04 & #05-07, 8 Admiralty
           Street, Singapore 757438)

Established on: February 27, 2013

Business Operations Started on: April 1, 2013

Representative: Hiroto Kai, Branch Manager

                        Service support for excimer lasers used for
Business Description:  lithography tools in semiconductor manufacturing and
                        sales of associated components

About Gigaphoton

Since its founding in 2000, Gigaphoton has developed and delivered
user-friendly, high-performance DUV laser light sources used by major
semi-conductor chipmakers in the Pan-Asian, US and European regions.

Gigaphoton's patented, innovative LPP EUV technology solutions lead the way to
cost-effective, highly productive lithography sources for high-volume
production. With a global business outlook, Gigaphoton strives to be the
world's number-one lithography light source provider, focusing on end-user
needs in every phase of its business, from research and development to
manufacturing to best-in-class reliability and world-class customer support.


Gigaphoton, Inc.
Katsutomo Terashima, +81-285-28-8410
Fax: +81-285-28-8439
Hiroto Kao, +81-285-28-8420 
Fax: +81-285-28-8439
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