October 22, 2016 3:20 PM ET

Semiconductors and Semiconductor Equipment

Company Overview of GT Advanced Technologies Inc.

Company Overview

GT Advanced Technologies Inc., a technology company, provides materials and equipment for the solar, light emitting diode (LED), and electronics industries worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Sapphire, Polysilicon, and Photovoltaic (PV). The Sapphire segment provides advanced sapphire crystallization furnace systems used to produce sapphire boules; and sapphire materials for a range of other industrial and consumer applications, including medical devices, dental, oil and gas, and watch crystals, as well as specialty optical applications, such as low absorption optical sapphire for advanced optics and Titanium-doped sapphire material for high power lasers. The Polysilicon ...

243 Daniel Webster Highway

Merrimack, NH 03054

United States

Founded in 1994

365 Employees



Key Executives for GT Advanced Technologies Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President
Chief Administrative Officer, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Age: 58
Managing Director
Age: 60
Chief Technology Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

GT Advanced Technologies Inc. Key Developments

GT Advanced Technologies Inc. Announces Management Changes

GT Advanced Technologies Inc. (GT) announced that it has appointed Greg Knight as CEO, effective September 15, 2016. GT's board of directors has accepted the resignation of the previous CEO, Dave Keck. Knight, a member of the GT board, has extensive PV industry experience, with leadership positions at various companies, including GT, where he was the director of process engineering during GT's rapid expansion in the PV industry between 2006 and 2010. Most recently, he was founder and CEO of Exawatt and PV Tech Group.

GT Advanced Technologies Announces Release of Next Generation Multicrystalline Furnace

GT Advanced Technologies Inc. announced that it will release its latest generation of multicrystalline ingot production furnace, the DSS™20M, at SNEC Shanghai later in May 2016. The DSS™20M, capable of producing more than 20MW of high efficiency ingots per year, is the sixth generation furnace in GT’s DSS™ family. GT will highlight this product at its SNEC booth (E3-008) and will have further information on the furnace and material grown from the furnace available for customers to evaluate.

GT Advanced Technologies Inc. Files Form 15

GT Advanced Technologies Inc. announced that it has filed Form 15 with the Securities and Exchange Commission to voluntarily deregister its common stock of par value $0.01 per share under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.

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