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3 September 2018 Blog post
Beneq is an international workplace on a global market. Last year, 97% of our turnover came from countries outside Finland.
11 July 2018 Blog post
We are playing the ALD game with the largest companies in the world. On the Fortune 100 list of world’s biggest enterprises, there are 27 Beneq customers. Of the companies on the Fortune 500 list, our Thin Film Solutions business unit has been working with 59. Our Lumineq Displays have 37 Fortune 500 customers.
23 May 2018 Blog post
The President of the Republic of Finland Mr Sauli Niinistö presented the eighth Millennium Technology Prize in Helsinki yesterday to Dr Tuomo Suntola, the inventor of Atomic Layer Deposition. Beneq congratulates Dr Suntola for the Millennium Technology Prize and the thanks for his pioneering work on behalf of the whole ALD community!
9 April 2018 Blog post
Beneq C2 wins the High-Volume Manufacturing Award in the CS International Conference. Beneq C2, the automated wafer ALD solution in Beneq’s cluster-compatible equipment portfolio, is the winner in the High-Volume Manufacturing category of the CS Industry Awards, where the industry experts have been able to vote for their favorites.
28 February 2018 Blog post
We are adding a new information channel for everybody interested in Atomic Layer Deposition: The Beneq Thin Film Solutions webinar series. The two first ones have been published already and you can now register through our webinar webpage. Please join to learn more about the possibilities of ALD.
24 January 2018 News
Beneq, the leading global supplier of atomic layer deposition (ALD) equipment and thin film coating services, and world's premier manufacturer of thin film electroluminescent displays, today announced further investments in ALD coating services and outsourced thin film coating production and the appointment of Erik Østreng as Head of Coating Services.
13 November 2017 Blog post
In Semicon Europa, the largest microelectronics event in Europe, 14-17, November, Munich, Germany, Beneq will launch Beneq C-Series, a new Cluster-Compatible ALD product family for high-volume manufacturing of wafers. This is the start of a throughput revolution for ALD in new More than Moore wafer processing markets.
13 November 2017 Blog post
It certainly looks like the benefits of in-glass laminated Lumineq displays in cockpits are increasingly appreciated in the vehicle market. Agritechnica 2017 is living proof of how the magic of transparency of Lumineq displays will be visible (and invisible) in cockpits and vehicle cabins. We have not just one new demo, but three exciting new examples of transparent display applications on display at the exhibition with our partners.
12 November 2017 Blog post
Agritechnica 2017 has started today and it really looks like a breakthrough event for transparent Lumineq displays in the cockpits of work vehicles.
8 November 2017 Blog post
Agritechnica 2017 starts next Sunday in Hannover, Germany, and there is a lot to see, or as we are talking about transparent diplays: a lot to see through. Lumineq Displays is an associate supplier a cluster that will introduce the Smart CAB, a multifunctional cabin for harvesters, field sprayers and other agriculture equipment for smart farming. Lumineq Displays has worked with the cluster members to integrate transparent Lumineq displays in the cabin concept to be presented.
31 October 2017 Blog post
Transparent Lumineq displays improve safety, ergonomics and situation awareness in vehicle cockpits. Given that Lumineq displays are very rugged and tolerate extreme surroundings better than any other display type, they suit especially well driver environments where the conditions can be harsh.
28 August 2017 Blog post
Beneq is set for the next growth phase. We have ambitious development plans in both our business units – Thin Film Solutions and Lumineq Displays – and we are now starting a large recruitment campaign for building the talent pool we will need to realize our growth plan. Fancy a ride? Apply now and make Finnish high-tech history!
11 July 2017 Blog post
One of the main ALD events of the year, ALD 2017, the 17th International Conference on Atomic Layer Deposition, is about start in Denver, Colorado. Beneq is again a platinum sponsor and we will have lots of activity at the event.
14 June 2017 Blog post
The story of Beneq is so interweaved in Finnish industry history that it is difficult to know where to start telling this tale of our company. We will start from 1984.
6 June 2017 News
Beneq’s financial figures from 2016 show growth, encouraging signs of transformation, positive development in industrial ALD solutions and a strong commitment to future growth and development.
24 April 2017 Blog post
The Beneq factory has a long history of ALD (approximately one billion seconds, in fact). Today, it is the largest ALD-dedicated production facility in the world. During the years, many visitors have enjoyed our factory tour and found what we do fascinating, and all our customers and friends are always welcome to pay us a visit. We understand, however, that not everyone can come over to Finland to visit our factory, and have decided to build a virtual tour.
11 April 2017 Blog post
A three-step lamination process for integrating transparent Lumineq displays in glass: 1. Lamination Introduction Package 2. Definition of display contents 3. Creation of the production display. 
28 March 2017 Blog post
Beneq ALD coatings bring competitive advantage in many areas. New thin film customer cases about the benefits of ALD and the advantages it brings for our customers’ end products are now available on the Beneq website.
13 March 2017 News
The world’s most reliable displays just got even better. Lumineq displays are known for their excellent readability, long product life and long-term availability for a wide range of demanding applications – on land, at sea and in the air. In Embedded World 2017, Beneq introduced new Lumineq display products with unsurpassed temperature ranges and widely supported interfaces.
8 March 2017 Blog post Thin Film Solutions will be at the SEMICON exhibition on March 14-16 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center introducing our latest products for industrial customers who require low cost in high volume manufacturing. If you are around, come and meet us at our stand (Hall W11, booth #1135).
15 February 2017 Blog post
At Beneq, we are constantly trying to find new ways to serve our old, new and potential customers better. This means regularly reviewing all our customer engagement points and collecting feedback about the service we offer, from sales and marketing to research and after sales services.
25 January 2017 Blog post
New year, new display applications
16 January 2017 Blog post
It is well known in the electronics and display industries that atomic layer deposition is ideally suited for demanding thin film encapsulation applications.
22 December 2016 Blog post
2016 has been an interesting year at Beneq.
1 December 2016 Blog post
Our work at Beneq is all about saving the world’s scarce resources and making long-lasting products.
14 November 2016 Blog post
Transparent displays increase safety in cockpits and driver environments.
8 November 2016 Blog post
Ever since we earlier this year announced the licensing of rotary spatial ALD technology and launched
1 November 2016 Blog post
14 October 2016 Blog post
High film quality and coating conformality are key drivers for the adoption of ALD processes in the energy, lighting and display industries.
12 October 2016 Blog post
28 September 2016 Blog post
According to recent industry news, smartphone market leaders, such as Apple, Samsung and LG, are planning to adopt ALD-based thin film encapsulation solutions for flexible AMOLED displays.
14 September 2016 Blog post
8 September 2016 Blog post
A very interesting doctoral dissertation in the field of semiconductor technology will be defended tomorrow in the Department of Micro- and Nanosciences of Aalto university School of Electrical Engineering.
15 August 2016 Blog post
We have talked about atomic layer deposition in industrial use on many occasions In this blog, but we haven’t yet written stories about the oldest and largest ALD use case of them all.
30 June 2016 Blog post
The ALD event of the year is approaching.
7 June 2016 News
Lumineq leadership strengthened with Petri Schroderus
3 June 2016 Blog post
During the past months, there has been talk about our new exciting spatial ALD equipment, which will once again make ALD
16 May 2016 Blog post
Transparent Lumineq® TASEL® displays are the most transparent displays in the world (with a transparency of over 80%). It gives them a unique look and feel.
20 April 2016 News
Beneq Introduces a New Way of Operating and a Company-wide Operations Unit   Beneq changes organization according to its strategy by forming an Operations unit
20 April 2016 Blog post
We have a lot of visitors at the Beneq factory again this week.
8 March 2016 Blog post
Earlier in this blog, we have told many stories about our displays and thin film coating solutions in extreme conditions.
19 February 2016 Blog post
One of the main selling points of our rugged Lumineq displays is that they tolerate extreme cold without any heating components better than any other display type.
1 February 2016 Blog post
One of the main events in the world of atomic layer deposition this year is the 16th International Conference on Atomic Layer Deposition, which will be held July 24-27 in Dublin, Ireland.
18 December 2015 Blog post
Saving the world’s resources by miniaturizing and digitalizing everything with new solutions and innovative technologies is at the core of our thinking at Beneq.
14 December 2015 News
DI Jukka Nieminen (46) on nimitetty Beneq Oy:n toimitusjohtajaksi 1.1.2016 alkaen. Beneqin toimitusjohtajana yhtiön perustamisesta 2005 lähtien toiminut DI Sampo Ahonen (46) jatkaa hallituksen puheenjohtajana.
22 October 2015 News
As Beneq continues to expand its business of Lumineq® displays for extreme conditions, there is a growing need for wider distribution of the company’s rugged thin film electroluminescence (TFEL) displays as well as the fully transparent TASEL® displays, which have a substantial installed base and
22 October 2015 News
As Beneq continues to expand its business of Lumineq® displays for extreme conditions, there is a growing need for wider distribution of the company’s rugged thin film electroluminescence (TFEL) displays as well as the fully transparent TASEL® displays, which have a substantial installed base and
6 August 2015 News
Mr Thomas Koch has been appointed Area Sales Director for Lumineq Displays as of August 1st, 2015. Mr Koch’s area of sales responsibility is Central and Southern Europe.
2 June 2015 Blog post
On May 19 and 20, 2015, Lumineq hosted its third annual Distributor Meeting at the Lumineq Displays facilities in Espoo, Finland.
7 May 2015 News
Continuing the company’s exceptional commitment to extending a product’s lifetime, Lumineq® is offering a limited edition of drop-in replacement units for the previous generation of the colored EL640.480-AA1 display.
11 April 2015 News
When a job requires immediate and accurate decisions – operators need information at a glance. Even at a safe distance – or from an extreme angle. Until now, displays haven't been reliable enough to handle such requirements. That is – until Lumineq EL40S.
20 January 2015 News
Mr Jukka Nieminen has been appointed Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Business Development for Beneq. Mr Nieminen will hold executive responsibility for sales in both business units of Beneq, i.e., Thin Film Equipment and Lumineq Displays.
9 December 2014 News
North America is one of the key market areas for Lumineq Displays, with a substantial installed base in the defense, instrumentation and medical electronics markets.
26 November 2014 News
This year from Oct 13-15, Lumineq Displays showed its full spectrum of non-transparent and transparent products to an AUSA audience in Washington DC that was captivated by its technology.
22 October 2014 News
Combination of nFOG™ and KhepriCoat® technologies to deliver superior quality of anti-reflective (AR) coating on solar cover glass
1 October 2014 News
Beneq Thin Film Equipment has entered an agreement with Maxima Sciences of Cincinnati, Ohio, to offer maintenance and service closer to its customers located throughout North America.
3 September 2014 News
Beneq is pleased to announce the launch of its new atmospheric wet coating technology called nFOG™ for use in applications such as anti-reflective coatings for large-sized glass. This new technology combines the advantages of the speed of spray coating, the quality of dip coating and the high material yield of roller coating. Beneq’s nFOG is currently in use as a pilot plant.
12 June 2014 News
As of Thursday, June 12, 2014, Beneq’s facilities in Vantaa will join Lumineq Displays on its premises in Espoo, Finland. Now for the first time, Beneq Thin Film Equipment and Beneq Lumineq Displays will be under the same roof, enabling the two complementary entities to take greater advantage from their synergies. The Espoo plant, the biggest concentration of ALD equipment in the world, will be the place that combines the past, present and future of ALD.
12 June 2014 News
As of Thursday, June 12, 2014, Beneq’s facilities in Vantaa will join Lumineq Displays on its premises in Espoo, Finland.
16 April 2014 News
To kick off 2014, Lumineq® Displays showed off its transparent TASEL® and TFEL range of unique display products to interested buyers around the world at Embedded World in Nuremberg, Germany, and at the massive FPD show in Shanghai, China.
15 April 2014 News
On April 15, 2014, Beneq announced that it is joining forces with MBRAUN to address the growing OLED market needs by offering turn-key R&D solutions.
6 February 2014 News
The Mint of Finland has chosen Beneq’s patented nSILVER® invisible protective coating to prevent tarnishing of its special numbered series of EUR 20 coins to honor Tove Jansson, the Finnish creator of the Moomin books for children. The unique and extremely thin nSILVER protective coating is based on Beneq’s atomic layer deposition (ALD) technology. It prevents silver from tarnishing by protecting it from airborne sulfur and other chemicals or liquids, which react with the surface.  
19 December 2013 News
On Wednesday, December 11, Beneq received a special commercialization breakthrough award from Tekes, the Finnish funding agency for technology and innovation, as part of its six-year-long Functional Materials program. The goal of the program was to promote the development of application-focused materials and processes, as well as to raise foreign investor awareness of Finland’s exceptionally high level of material expertise.  
18 November 2013 News
On November 15, Beneq and Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University (LETI) officially opened the ALD Application Laboratory (ALD AppLab) in St. Petersburg, Russia. The laboratory, a concrete step in boosting thin film research in Russia, is the next step for Beneq in building a notable and ever-growing business around ALD* in Russia. Also, by creating a cradle for ALD-based research and development, Beneq and LETI together acknowledge the considerable pool of thin film and especially ALD know-how that exists but still lies untapped in Russia today.
4 September 2013 News
On September 4, Mordovia State University will officially open a laboratory to research and study thin-film technologies (100 nm and less) using atomic layer deposition (ALD) with Beneq’s TFS 200 equipment.
22 August 2013 News
Espoo, August 22nd, 2013
2 July 2013 News
The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI), has selected Beneq’s roll-to-roll ALD unit for their thin-film barrier development platform. Beneq is a leading ALD equipment supplier that has been developing roll-to-roll ALD based on spatial atomic layer deposition (ALD) since 2008.
18 June 2013 News
To make it easier for customers to enter the thin film market, Beneq now offers a unique collection of coating services at its facilities in Espoo, Finland. This lowers the risk of new product development and provides a safe path for scaling up to industrial production.
30 May 2013 News
Espoo, May 30th 2013
29 May 2013 News
Yuri Kochanov has been appointed Country Manager of OOO Beneq as of May 20, 2013.
7 May 2013 News
China Sunergy, a leading Chinese solar cell manufacturer, has selected Beneq ALD technology for surface passivation to improve the energy efficiency of its products. Beneq is a leading ALD manufacturing equipment supplier that has been developing crystalline silicon (c-Si) surface passivation with the batch atomic layer deposition (ALD) process since 2009. The first production-scale equipment will be delivered to China Sunergy in June 2013.
10 April 2013 News
Beneq, a global supplier of thin film coating equipment, announces the availability of an R&D thin film encapsulation system for 200×200 mm OLED substrates.
12 March 2013 News
On March 12, Beneq will open a subsidiary and operations in Saint Petersburg to commercialize its atomic layer deposition technology (ALD) in the Russian market.
12 March 2013 News
On March 12, Beneq will open a subsidiary and operations in Saint Petersburg to commercialize its atomic layer deposition technology (ALD) in the Russian market.
4 February 2013 News
Espoo, February 4th 2013
1 February 2013 News
Beneq announces a breakthrough in its roll-to-roll (R2R) atomic layer deposition (ALD) technology with the delivery of its first industrial-scale system to the Advanced Surface Technology Research Laboratory (ASTRaL), a research unit based in Mikkeli, Finland, that belongs to the Lappeenranta
3 December 2012 News
Espoo, December 3rd 2012
3 December 2012 News
Espoo, December 3rd 2012
31 October 2012 News
Beneq, world-leading provider of thin film coating equipment for research and industry, has today announced its plans to establish operations in Russia and the CIS.
22 March 2011 News
The first Beneq-Glaston TFC2000™ line for manufacturing TCO coatings on glass for photovoltaics (PV) has been sold to Asia. The total order is approximately EUR 14 million, of which Glaston’s share is over EUR 4 million. The line delivery is scheduled for Q1 of 2012.

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