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AXT  (Stock symbol: AXTI )

4281 Technology Drive
Fremont, CA 94538
Website Company Summary Management Team

CEO: Morris S. Young (7/20/09)
President/COO/Operations: Davis Zhang (1986)
Finance: Gary Fischer (8/31/2014)
Sales/Marketing: John J. Cerilli
Business Development: Robert G. Ochrym

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Leonard J. LeBlanc (eBest CFO) Morris S. Young (AXT Former CTO) Nai-Yu Pai (AXT Director) David C. Chang (Polytechnic University President) Jesse Chen (Maton Venture)
Former outside board: B.J. Moore (industry consultant)

Business description: AXT designs, develops, manufactures and distributes high-performance compound and single element semiconductor substrates comprising gallium arsenide (GaAs), indium phosphide (InP) and germanium (Ge) through its manufacturing facilities in Beijing, China. In addition, AXT maintains its sales, administration and customer service functions at its headquarters in Fremont, California. The company's substrate products are used primarily in lighting display applications, wireless communications, and fiber optic communications. Its vertical gradient freeze (VGF) technique for manufacturing semiconductor substrates provides significant benefits over other methods and enabled AXT to become a leading manufacturer of such substrates, particularly in optoelectronics applications. AXT has manufacturing facilities in China and invests in five joint ventures producing raw materials. For more information, see AXT's website at
Customers include: HPMotorolaNECSiemensSONYTRW;  IQE

Ownership: Public  
Stock Symbol: AXTI

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Record updated: Feb 2019
Sector: Semiconductor Equipment
Year Founded: 1986
Headcount: 1001-1250 as of Sep 2005
Ownership: Public  
Stock Symbol: AXTI