AIXTRON SE is engaged in the developing, producing and installing equipment for the deposition of semiconductor materials, process engineering, consulting and training. It provides deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry. The company products include compound semiconductors, silicon semiconductors, organic semiconductors, and nanotechnology. It also offers services such as technical phone support, inventory of key spare parts for short delivery times, specialized service and process engineers on site, regional service centers, operating cost calculations, and service and maintenance contracts. The company was founded by Heinrich Schumann, Holger Jürgensen and Meino Heyen in 1983 and is headquartered in Herzogenrath, Germany.