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Last ¥1,799 JPY
Change Today -46.00 / -2.49%
Volume 184.7K
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ULVAC, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, sale, customer support, and import/export of vacuum equipment, peripheral devices, and vacuum components and materials in Japan and internationally. It operates in Vacuum Equipment Business and Vacuum Application Business segments. The company offers various equipments, including sputtering systems, chemical vapor deposition systems, vacuum evaporation systems, vapor deposition polymerization systems, ashing systems, etching systems, ion implantation systems, vacuum furnaces, roll coaters, freeze drying/vacuum drying systems, vacuum distillation systems, automatic leak testers, and others. It also provides components that comprise vacuum pumps, including dry pumps, oil rotary pumps, mechanical booster pumps, ion pumps, turbo molecular pumps, oil diffusion pumps, cryo pumps, and titanium getter pumps; vacuum gauges, such as capacitance manometers, pirani vacuum gauges, extremely high vacuum gauges, and hot cathode type ionization vacuum gauges; process gas monitors; leak detectors; thin film measurement/deposition controllers; optical process monitors; vacuum valves, such as angle, gate, and other types of valves; parts for ultra-high vacuum; power generators; transfer robots; and software products. In addition, the company delivers sputtering targets, high performance materials, and nano-metal inks, as well as offers a range of services, including set-up and operation, field service, analysis, material and parts supply, and vacuum pump maintenance services. It serves display, solar cell, semiconductor, electronics, electrics, metals, machinery, automotive, chemical, food, and pharmaceutical industries, as well as universities and research centers. ULVAC, Inc. was founded in 1952 and is headquartered in Chigasaki, Japan.

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ULVAC, Inc. Announces Year End Dividend for the Year Ended June 30, 2015, Payable on September 30, 2015; Provides Year End Dividend Guidance for the Year Ending June 30, 2016; Announces Consolidated Earnings Results for the Year Ended June 30, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the First Half Year of 2015 and for the Year Ending June 30, 2016

ULVAC, Inc. provided year end dividend guidance for the year ending June 30, 2016. For the year ending June 30, 2016, the company expects year end dividend of JPY 30.00 per share. The company announced year end dividend of JPY 10.00 per share, for the year ended June 30, 2015, payable on September 30, 2015. The company announced consolidated earnings results for the year ended June 30, 2015. For the year, the company reported net sales of JPY 179,174 million compared to JPY 173,878 million a year ago. Operating profit was JPY 11,132 million compared to JPY 11,996 million a year ago. Ordinary profit was JPY 12,475 million compared to JPY 13,384 million a year ago. Net income was JPY 8,874 million or JPY 148.48 peer diluted share compared to JPY 11,538 million or JPY 165.62 peer diluted share a year ago. Return on equity was 12.1% compared to 18.8% a year ago. Cash flow from operating activities was JPY 21,992 million compared to JPY 32,213 million a year ago. For the first half year of 2015, the company expects net sales of JPY 97,000 million, operating profit of JPY 7,500 million, ordinary profit of JPY 7,000 million and net income of JPY 5,500 million or JPY 111.46 per share. For the year ending June 30, 2016, the company expects net sales of JPY 190,000 million, operating profit of JPY 13,500 million, ordinary profit of JPY 12,500 million and net income of JPY 9,500 million or JPY 192.52 per share.

ULVAC, Inc. Announces Development of Niobium Material of High Purity for Superconducting Accelerators

ULVAC, Inc. announced that it has developed niobium material of high purity for superconducting accelerators and will start selling the material in July. Superconducting accelerators are expected to be used in a wide variety of areas, including researching the origin of the universe by International Linear Colliders (ILC) in particle physics, analyzing the structure of proteins in medicine, and partitioning and transmuting of high-level radioactive waste using nuclear transmutation (ADS: Accelerator Driven System) in environmental and energy sciences. Superconducting accelerators are used to accelerate charged particles (such as electrons, positrons, protons and ionized atoms). Niobium (Nb), which becomes superconductive at the high temperature (9.25 K) among pure metals, is used as material for accelerating cavities. Niobium material for accelerating cavities must have a Residual Resistance Ratio (RRR) that exceeds 250. To increase the purity of niobium, ULVAC optimized multiple conditions, including the selection of raw materials, the degree of vacuum, and melting speed by using a 600 kW EB melting furnace that was newly constructed at its group company ULVAC Tohoku, Inc. (Hachinohe, Aomori), thereby successfully producing niobium ingots with an RRR exceeding 250. They requested the High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK) - an inter-university research institution with which they conduct joint research - to manufacture a single-cell accelerating cavity by using plates produced from these ingots and to conduct an electric field performance test. Consequently, they achieved a maximum accelerating electric field gradient of 41 MV/m (performance required for ILCs: at least 35 MV/m). Characteristics are High-purity niobium ingots with an RRR exceeding 250 manufactured at ULVAC's in-house facilities; Material with an electric field gradient of 41 MV/m; Integrated production of plates, bars, and tubes from niobium ingots; and Seamless tubes and other processed products also available.

ULVAC, Inc. to Report Fiscal Year 2015 Results on Aug 12, 2015

ULVAC, Inc. announced that they will report fiscal year 2015 results at 3:00 PM, China Standard Time on Aug 12, 2015


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