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FORT COLLINS, Colo., May 18, 2004
Advanced Energy Industries, Inc.
—Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: AEIS) today announced that a leading equipment supplier to the media/data storage industry has selected AE’s Pinnacle® dual-output DC power supply as the default standard for its new, magnetic disk sputtering system. This well-established customer chose to standardize on AE’s state-of-the-art Pinnacle system due to the platform’s proven reliability, flexibility, performance capabilities and low operating cost. These capabilities were judged essential to keeping ahead of the demands associated with consumer-driven disk drive markets.
Leveraging a diverse product portfolio and technology leadership, AE creates solutions that maximize process impact, improve productivity and lower cost of ownership for its customers. This portfolio includes a comprehensive line of technology solutions in power, flow management, thermal instrumentation and plasma and ion beam sources for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and end-users around the world.
AE operates in regional centers in North America, Asia and Europe and offers global sales and support through direct offices, representatives and distributors. Founded in 1981, AE is a publicly held company traded on Nasdaq National Market under the symbol AEIS. More information can be found at www.advanced-energy.com