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Tom Grove
Advanced Energy Industries, Inc.
(970) 224-6313

Colorado Governor’s Award for Excellence in Exporting Awarded to Advanced Energy Industries, Inc.

FORT COLLINS, Colorado (May 10, 1996)—Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (AE) has been named the 1996 recipient of the Colorado Governor’s Award for Excellence in Exporting. This award is given annually to a Colorado business demonstrating outstanding commitment to international trade. The award is given as part of Colorado’s World Trade Day, which highlights the state’s efforts to develop international markets.


AE received the award for our continuing successes in developing international markets. Promoting international business has been a part of AE’s critical strategy since the company was founded. We seek to establish direct operations and customer support in all significant markets worldwide. Currently, AE has direct operations in Germany, Japan, the UK, and Korea as well as in Colorado, California, Texas, and Massachusetts.

The growing list of countries to which we export includes Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Malaysia, Mexico, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, The Netherlands, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.

Founded in 1980, AE is a leading supplier of power conversion and control systems for plasma-based thin film production equipment. Our systems are critical to industrial processes that use gaseous plasmas to deposit or etch thin film layers on materials or substrates such as glass, silicon, and metals during the manufacture of semiconductors, data storage media, flat panel displays, and a host of other products.