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Austin Scientific Has Its Highest Ever Order Book

The Oxford Instruments unit has secured several orders including a $1.1 million order for 56 helium compressor systems for use in HBLED manufacturing.


Oxford Instruments subsidiary Austin Scientific, has secured a major order for 56 helium compressor systems with a total value of $1,111k. The product is a unique application that has significant implications in the High Brightness Light Emitting Diode (HBLED) market, using helium gas as a heat-exchange medium in high temperature processes. 


Austin Scientific also secured a further significant order with a major manufacturer of HBLEDs for 17 Cryopump systems with a total value $205k, another very significant order for the business.  These two orders have contributed to the business hitting its highest order month in its 10 year history as part of the Oxford Instruments Group.


General Manager of Austin Scientific, Donald Gordon, said "This is a great achievement for our business.   HBLEDs will undoubtedly play a huge role in protecting our environment in the future, and I am delighted that our products have been chosen to support this growing market. Everyone here has contributed to this success and I congratulate them."


Austin Scientific supplies, refurbishes and services cryopumps and compressors for the semi-conductor industry, and is based in Austin, Texas USA. It was recently won the best of local business award in the Gas Compressors category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA) for the second year running.
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