An employee walks past a logo for ASML, the largest supplier in the world of semiconductor manufacturing machines using photolithography, in Veldhoven, Netherlands, on April 17, 2018. Photo: AFP
An employee walks past a logo for ASML, the largest supplier in the world of semiconductor manufacturing machines using photolithography, in Veldhoven, Netherlands, on April 17, 2018. Photo: AFP

Chip-making tools firm ASML to hire 200 staff in China as Covid restrictions ease, including sanctions compliance role

  • ASML, known for its critical chip-making tools that use on Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography, is expanding its China workforce 14 per cent this year
  • Sanctions from Washington could limit the Dutch firm’s trading partners in the country, but it does business with China’s largest chip maker, SMIC

An employee walks past a logo for ASML, the largest supplier in the world of semiconductor manufacturing machines using photolithography, in Veldhoven, Netherlands, on April 17, 2018. Photo: AFP
An employee walks past a logo for ASML, the largest supplier in the world of semiconductor manufacturing machines using photolithography, in Veldhoven, Netherlands, on April 17, 2018. Photo: AFP
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