Veeco Instruments

No. 433: A cannabis crew, a windy forecast, and something’s very fishy in Long Island Sound

  Almost there: Hang on, dear readers … you’re halfway through this unofficial last workweek of the Summer of 2019, with a well-earned holiday weekend in sight. Tie one on: It’s Wednesday, Aug. 28, and we’re not saying things are dragging or people have mentally checked out as summer winds down, but the best we can do today is National Bow Tie Day. On that note, a gentle reminder that Innovate LI will be sticking…


No. 281: Love, exciting and new; Faltischek, cautious but hopeful; and the most popular winter sport you’ve never heard of

It floats back to you: It’s the Love Boat, dear readers, or at least your beloved Innovate LI Newsletter, making another run on this Feb. 14, 2018. It’s Valentine’s Day, of course, the international day of romance – at least, nowadays. Origin stories vary, but many trace the Catholic Church’s St. Valentine celebrations to a pair of executions at the hand of ancient Roman Emperor Claudius II, who whacked two men (both named “Valentine”) on…


Restructuring plan dents Veeco’s second quarter

Thin-film equipment manufacturer Veeco Instruments took it on the fiscal chin in the second quarter, but the rough stretch is all part of the plan, according to Chairman and CEO John Peeler. For the quarter ended June 30, the Plainview-based manufacturer this week reported revenues of $75.3 million – a precipitous 42.7 percent drop from the $131.4 million reported in the second quarter of 2015. Veeco Instruments, whose thin-film equipment is primarily sold to global…