Part of ASML factory in Berlin hit by fire

An ASML factory has suffered a fire. The chip machine manufacturer has announced that a location in Berlin was hit by fire on Monday night. Parts for lithography machines are made in the factory.

First of all, fortunately no people were injured as a result of the fire, which appears to have started with an automatic cleaning system, the German publication writes. Hot. An area of ​​approximately 200 square meters has been affected in the factory of approximately 32,000 m2.


The factory of ASML/Berliner Glas.

ASML indicates that it is not yet clear whether the fire will affect the deliveries of lithography systems. Over the next few days, the company will investigate the cause and consequences of the incident. As soon as there is clarity, a further update will be given, according to the manufacturer.

The location in Berlin has only been a permanent part of ASML for a relatively short time. In 2020 ASML took over the company Berliner Glas, which had been a supplier for the residents of Veldhoven since the 1990s. Berliner Glas produces, among other things, mirror parts and wafer trays that duv– in euvASML machines are used.

Source: ASML


Source: Hardware Info Compleet by nl.hardware.info.

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