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Headquarters San Diego, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1986
Type Company - Public (ASML)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Cymer isn't just any company, it's a place where insight and imagination come together, where creative solutions to significant challenges are made. Chipmakers around the globe rely on Cymer's light sources to pattern the most advanced integrated circuits. Always thinking ahead, our engineers are advancing photolithography innovation to enable the consumer products of the... More

Mission: Lead the Light Generation by commercializing innovative technology into compelling equipment and process solutions that benefit mankind.

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Cymer is the market-leading provider of sophisticated light sources—used by chipmakers to pattern advanced semiconductor chips and by display makers to manufacture advanced flat panel displays. Cymer's global installed base comprises approximately 3,750 systems, together providing technology that enables today’s digital products and improves people’s lives.

Continuing its legacy of leadership, Cymer is pioneering the industry's transition to EUV lithography, as the next step on the technology roadmap for the creation of smaller, faster chips and the extension of Moore’s Law. The company is also paving the way for the display industry with new silicon crystallization tools. Enabled by leading light source technology, the advanced systems developed by Cymer facilitate the production of LCD and OLED displays for applications such as high-end smartphones, tablets and televisions.

Cymer is at the forefront of light source innovation due to the extraordinary effort and ingenuity of its employees whose achievements are central to the company’s continued success—and the future of the consumer electronics industry. Whether you’re ready to contribute to great science, meet the aggressive goals of Cymer’s sales and marketing teams, or specialize in other business or technical fields supporting the creation and delivery of innovative products, there is a place for you at Cymer.


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No Offer – Interviewed in San Diego, CA Mar 2014 Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interview Details – This was a group interview with students from my college who had done well in an upper division controls class. We had an all-day event where we were interviewed by 6 people - 5 from the controls staff, and one from the test engineering staff.Full Interview

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America's 200 Best Small Companies, Forbes, 2008

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