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General Information

Gigaphoton already has grown to dominate the Asian market including Japan with a large number of installed bases including most of major semiconductor device manufacturers in this region as the world’s leading excimer laser light source manufacturer. Gigaphoton also continues to enjoy rapid growth in the US and European markets. Semiconductors have continued to evolve toward next-generation device technologies. Based on a global business strategy, we will strive to be the No. 1 lithography light source provider by focusing on market needs in every phase of our business, from research and development to manufacturing, sales, marketing and customer support.

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Gigaphoton’s Mission

Gigaphoton’s mission is to be the No.1 provider of advanced technology and quality products, and to contribute to society as the industry leader. We at Gigaphoton constantly aim to build a team of professionals who can build a strong relationship of mutual trust, both within and outside of the company.

Company NameGigaphoton Inc
BusinessDevelopment, manufacturing, sale, and service of excimer laser used for lithography tools in semiconductor manufacturing and for other uses, and Extreme Ultra-Violet light sources
EstablishedAugust 1, 2000
Capital5 billion yen
StockholdersKomatsu Ltd.
Headquarters400 Yokokurashinden, Oyama-shi, Tochigi-ken 323-8558, Japan
Main BanksMitsui Sumitomo Bank MUFG Bank
Employees (consolidated)1,260 (as of March 31, 2023)

Board of Directors

PositionNameMain Management
PRESIDENT & CEOKatsumi UranakaInternal Audit
Director Senior Executive Officer COOTatsuo EnamiBusiness Strategy Division, Singapore Branch
Director Senior Executive Officer CTOTakashi SaitoResearch & Development Division, Quality Assurance
Director Senior Executive OfficerSatoru BushidaProduction & Customer Support Division
Director Senior Executive Officer CFOMasato UchikuraControl, General Administration, Information System
DirectorHidefumi Obikane
DirectorShinichi Araie


Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Full time)Futoshi Yano
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board MemberYasuhiro Inagaki
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board MemberOsamu Ishida

Executive Officers

PositionNameGeneral Manager
Senior Executive OfficerYusuke YamamotoSales General Manager
Executive OfficerKouji KakizakiResearch Department General Manager
Executive OfficerHiroaki NakaraiAdvanced Light Source Development Department General Manager
Executive OfficerNatsushi SuzukiIntellectual Property Department General Manager
Executive OfficerSatoshi TanakaCustomer Support Engineering Department General Manager
Executive OfficerKenji TakahisaCorporate Planning Department General Manager
Executive OfficerTakeshi OtaLaser Development Department General Manager
Executive OfficerKatsutomo TerashimaCustomer Support Department General Manager

Domestic Offices

Oyama (Headquarters)400 Yokokurashinden, Oyama-shi, Tochigi-ken 323-8558 TEL: +81-285-28-8410, FAX: +81-285-28-8439

Domestic Service Offices

Oyama Office400 Yokokurashinden, Oyama-shi, Tochigi-ken 323-8558 TEL: +81-285-28-8409, FAX: +81-285-28-8429
Tohoku Office35-1 13-Chiwari, Murasakino, Kitakami-shi, Iwate-ken, 024-0004 TEL: +81-197-71-1555, FAX: +81-197-71-1556
Yokkaichi Office8-10 Kunoshiro-cho, Yokkaichi-shi, Mie-ken, 510-0072 TEL: +81-59-355-1070, FAX: +81-59-355-1071
Hiroshima Office3-5 Saijohigashikitamachi, Higashi-Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 739-0048 TEL: +81-82-424-8166, FAX: +81-82-424-3378
Kyushu Office1421-1 Muro, Oozu-machi Kikuchi-gun, Kumamoto-ken 896-1235 (Komatsukumamoto office) TEL: +81-96-385-8871, FAX: +81-96-285-4471

Overseas Sales and Support Offices

JapanCustomer Support Division Global Support Section 400 Yokokurashinden, Oyama-shi,Tochigi-ken 323-8558 TEL: +81-285-28-8423, FAX: +81-285-28-8429
North AmericaGigaphoton USA Inc. 15201 NW Greenbrier Parkway, Suite C7, Beaverton, OR, 97006 TEL: +1-503-597-7771, FAX: +1-503-601-8865
AsiaGigaphoton Korea Inc. 24, Dongtan-daero 21-gil, Hwaseong-si, Gyeonggi-do, 18471 TEL: +82-31-211-0480 FAX: +82-31-211-0490 Gigaphoton China Inc. 7F, Building E, Chamtime Plaza No 6. Lane 2889 Jinke Road, Pudong New Area, Shanghai, 201203 TEL: +86-21-6841-4567, FAX: +86-21-6841-0241 Gigaphoton China Inc. Xi`an Office Room 1308, Building A, Greenland Center, NO.9 Jinye Rd., High-tech Development Zone, Xi'an, Shaanxi, 710065 TEL: +86-29-8919-6396 Gigaphoton China Inc. Beijing Office 1405 Block B, CATIC PLAZA, 15 Ronghua South RD., BDA Dist., Beijing, 100176 TEL: +86-10-6590-9878, FAX: +86-10-6590-9877 Gigaphoton China Inc. Wuxi Office 309, Building E, Rongzhi Building, 2-28 Longshan Road, New District, Wuxi 214028, Jiangsu TEL: +86-180-5193-5656 Gigaphoton China Inc. Dalian Office Room 819, Grand Central IFC, 128 Jinma Road, Jinzhou District, Dalian, 116100 TEL: TEL: +86-186-4091-0875 Gigaphoton China Inc. Hefei Office Room 607, building B, Dingxin financial center, No. 8, Qianshan North Road,Luyang District, Hefei City, Anhui Province TEL, FAX: +86-551-6523-6163, Mobile: +86-182-5681-5666 Gigaphoton China Inc. Wuhan Office Room 1002, mTower wuhan, 355 Guanshan Road, Wuhan East Lake New Technology Development Zone, Wuhan, Hubei TEL: +86-27-5973-5739 Gigaphoton China Inc. Shenzhen office 2210B,Building B,Zhengzhong times square,longcheng road,longgang central city,ShenZhen TEL: +86-185-5209-4184 Gigaphoton China Inc. Training Center NO.398, West Huanghe Road, Xinbei District, Changzhou, Jiangsu, PC.213132 TEL: +86-21-6841-4567 Gigaphoton Taiwan Inc. 5F.-5, No.30, Taiyuan St., Zhubei City, Hsinchu County 302 TEL: +886-3-552-5353, FAX: +886-3-552-5885 Gigaphoton Taiwan Inc. Linkou Office No.11, Aly. 70, Ln. 206, Wenhua 7th Rd., Guishan Dist., Taoyuan City 333 TEL: +886-3-327-5693, FAX: +886-3-327-7488 Gigaphoton Taiwan Inc. Tainan Office 3F.-2, No. 15, Guoji Rd., Xinshi Dist., Tainan City 744002 TEL: +886-6-589-5839, FAX: +886-6-589-1854 Gigaphoton Taiwan Inc. Taichung Office 3F,NO.26, Jingke Central 1st Rd., Nantun Dist., Taichung City 408 TEL: +886-4-2359-0859 FAX: +886-4-2539-0978 GIGAPHOTON INC. SINGAPORE BRANCH 8 Admiralty Street #07-15, Admirax, Singapore, 757438 TEL: +65-65700697
EuropeGigaphoton Europe B.V. Luchthavenweg 81-142A, 5657 EA Eindhoven, The Netherlands TEL: +31-40-235-0004, FAX: +31-40-235-0007
IsraelAVBA Hi-Tech Services Ltd P.O.BOX 712, 1 Hatzmicha St. Yoqneam Illit, 2069208 TEL: +972-4-6449000, FAX: +972-4-6442577

Management Team

In 2020, Gigaphoton celebrated its 20th anniversary, marking a fresh start for 2021 - looking forward to the next 20 years. While retaining its position as industry leader in excimer lasers for semiconductor lithography, Gigaphoton will rapidly expand its business to new markets, developing EUV and next-generation light sources for new applications. With renewed focus on expansion, Gigaphoton strives to evolve and grow together with our valued customers and suppliers.

  • Uranaka
    President & Chief Executive Officer
    Katsumi Uranaka
    Executive Bio
  • Enami
    Director Senior Executive Officer & Chief Operating Officer
    Tatsuo Enami
    Executive Bio
  • Saito
    Director Senior Executive Officer & Chief Technical Officer
    Takashi Saito
    Executive Bio
  • Bushida
    Director Senior Executive Officer
    Satoru Bushida
    Executive Bio
  • Uchikura
    Director Senior Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer
    Masato Uchikura
    Executive Bio