Meyer Burger Technology AG engages in the semiconductor technologies with a focus on photovoltaics. It operates through Photovoltaics and Specialised Technologies. The Photovoltaics segment refers to the processes of wafering, solar cells, solar modules and solar systems with its portfolio of systems, production equipment and services. The Specialised Technologies segment uses technologies that are successfully deployed in photovoltaics, particularly in the field of applying and removing layers on different substrates and materials as well as for slicing crystalline and other hard and brittle materials, in a wide range of other high-tech markets. The company was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Gwatt, Switzerland.