| Nasdaq: FEIC
FEI Co. is a supplier of scientific instruments for nanoscale applications and solutions for industry and science. It operates through two business segments: Industry Group and The Science Group. The Industry Group segment consists of customers in semiconductor integrated circuit manufacturing and related industries such as manufacturers of data storage equipment and other technologies, as well as customers in the natural resources industries including mining and oil and gas. The Science Group segment includes universities, public and private research laboratories and customers in a wide range of industries, including metals, automobiles, aerospace, and forensics. The Science Group also includes customers at universities, government laboratories and research institutes engaged in biotech and life sciences applications, as well as pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies and hospitals. FEI was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Hillsboro, OR.