Lam Research Corporation is a leading supplier of wafer fabrication equipment and services to the world's semiconductor industry. In particular, Lam is a technical leader in etch products and expects similar acceptance for its Chemical Mechanical Planarization (CMP) product and applications. The Company also offers next generation solutions for CMP cleaning. Many of the technical advances that the Company introduces in its newest products are also available as upgrades to Lam's installed base of equipment — a benefit that can provide customers with a cost-effective strategy for extending the performance and capabilities of their existing wafer fabrication lines.
Founded in 1980, Lam is headquartered in Fremont, California and maintains more than 40 customer support centers throughout the United States, Japan, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region in order to meet the needs of its global customer base.
The company's common stock trades on the Nasdaq National Market under the symbol LRCX.