OBDUCAT AB (publ) subsidiary solar-semi GmbH, a leading supplier of system solutions for lithography processing, has received an order from IOM, Leipzig in Germany, for the supply of a Quickstep QS W 300 SM Mask Cleaner system. The order value amounts to approx. 1.8 MSEK.

The Quickstep system will be installed in the cleanroom facilities of the Physical Department at IOM in Leipzig. IOM conducts interdisciplinary, application-oriented basic research focusing on topics related to the interaction of radiation with matter. The core competencies of the IOM are the modification and development of functional adaptive surfaces, including thin films, together with their characterization. For that, various high-tech methods, respective specialized techniques employing ion, electron and laser beams as well as plasmas are used. The main objective is the sustainable transfer of know-how towards the industry. For this, the IOM is involved in a large number of close cooperative relationships with universities, other research institutions and industry in Germany and abroad.

The Quickstep system is planned to be delivered first quarter 2017.


This is information that Obducat AB (publ.) is required to disclose pursuant to the Swedish Securities Market Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication on November 4th 2016 at 08.00 CET.


For further information contact:

Patrik Lundström, CEO: +46 46 10 16 00 or +46 703 27 37 38

Ursula Hultkvist Bengtsson, Chairman: +46 46 10 16 00 or +46 709 13 12 36


About IOM Leipzig

The Leibniz Institute of Surface Modification was established in 1992 following a recommendation of the science council, is a member of the Leibniz Association and financed by the Federal Republic of Germany and the Federal State of Saxony in equal parts. The IOM has about 150 employees, including 70 scientists. Two thirds of the employees are paid through third-party funding. The institute is located in the “Wissenschaftspark Leipzig”. Read more at www.iom-leipzig.de


About Obducat AB (publ)                                                                         

Obducat AB is an innovative developer and supplier of technologies, products and processes used for the production and replication of advanced micro and nano structures. Obducat’s products and services serve the demands of companies within the LED, OLED, semiconductor, displays, biomedical and MEMS industries. Obducat’s technologies include nano imprint technology, coating technology and wet processing technology. Obducat has offices in Sweden, Germany and China and the headquarter is located in Lund, Sweden. The Obducat shares are publicly traded on the Swedish NGM Equity stock exchange. Read more at www.obducat.com and www.solar-semi.com