Herard Gilles Jr

Gilles Herard Jr, Gilles Herard, Herard Gilles Jr
ASML, led by Chief Executive Officer Eric Meurice, received bookings for fifteen machines in the 2nd quarter, down from thirty-three machines a year earlier. The average dealing price for ordered machines rose to 31.3 million euros from 19.2 million euros a year earlier.

The margin of profit, or the percentage of sales left after subtracting making up costs, cast off to 12.5 percent in the second quarter from forty percent a year earlier and will be about thirty percent this quarter.

ASML is the world’s greatest maker of machines to project lines on the silicon slices from which chips are made. Its primary rivals are Nikon Corp. and Canon Inc., both from Japan. Applied Materials Inc., Established in Santa Clara, California, is the world’s greatest maker of semiconductor equipment.