SOURCE: AXT, Inc.

AXT, Inc.

May 18, 2016 20:00 ET

AXT, Inc. to Participate in B. Riley & Co. 17th Annual Investor Conference

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwired - May 18, 2016) - AXT, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXTI), a leading manufacturer of compound semiconductor substrates, today announced that the company will present at the B. Riley & Co. 17th Annual Investor Conference at the Lowes Hollywood Hotel on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 12:30pm Pacific Time.

A link to the live webcast will be available on the Investor Relations section of the company's website at www.axt.com prior to the presentation. A replay of the webcast will be available shortly following the live presentation. 

About AXT, Inc.
AXT designs, develops, manufactures and distributes high-performance compound and single element semiconductor substrates comprising gallium arsenide (GaAs), indium phosphide (InP) and germanium (Ge) through its manufacturing facilities in Beijing, China. In addition, AXT maintains its sales, administration and customer service functions at its headquarters in Fremont, California. The company's substrate products are used primarily in lighting display applications, wireless communications, fiber optic communications and solar cell. Its vertical gradient freeze (VGF) technique for manufacturing semiconductor substrates provides significant benefits over other methods and enabled AXT to become a leading manufacturer of such substrates. AXT has manufacturing facilities in China and invests in joint ventures in China producing raw materials. For more information, see AXT's website at http://www.axt.com.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Gary L. Fischer
    Chief Financial Officer
    (510) 438-4700

    Leslie Green
    Green Communications Consulting, LLC
    (650) 312-9060