Our Story

IQE plc is the leading global supplier of advanced wafer products and material solutions to the semiconductor industry. IQE’s core business is the design and manufacture of compound semiconductor wafers or “epiwafers” using a process called epitaxy. IQE’s epiwafers are used in advanced electronic and photonic components which enable a broad portfolio of today’s technology products.

Our Vision

IQE's vision is to be the best advanced semiconductor materials solutions company in the world. Being best means delivering outstanding quality, service, technology and value such that we become the first choice supplier for all our customers.

Our Mission

IQE's mission is to deliver the best advanced semiconductor materials solutions to our customers through technology leadership; to provide our employees with a safe, stimulating and rewarding work environment; to partner with our suppliers to form mutually beneficial relationships; and to provide our stakeholders with a rewarding investment.

Our Delivery

In order to rise to the challenges demanded by its customers and markets, IQE has established a strong leadership position through the creation of the broadest portfolio of materials IP in the industry. IQE has developed a reputation for excellence and reliability through technology leadership and proven mass market delivery. Our close collaboration with our customers ensures that our processes are highly integrated and embedded within our supply chains.