FEI Company is a supplier of scientific instruments for nanoscale applications and solutions for industry and science. The Company operates in four segments: the Electronics market segment, the Materials Science market segment, the Life Sciences market segment and the Service and Components market segment. The Company�s products include transmission electron microscopes (TEMs); scanning electron microscopes (SEMs); DualBeam systems, which combine a SEM and a focused ion beam system (FIB), on a single platform; stand-alone FIBs; and high optical microscopes. On January 9, 2012 it acquired ASPEX Corporation of Delmont. In February 2014, FEI Co acquired Lithicon AS of Trondheim, Norway and Canberra, Australia. Effective May 22, 2014, Fei Co acquired the entire share capital of KonTEM GmbH.