Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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What does Photronics do?

Photronics is a leading worldwide manufacturer of photomasks, which are high-precision quartz plates that contain microscopic images of electronic circuits. A key element in the manufacture of semiconductors and flat panel displays, photomasks are used to transfer circuit patterns onto semiconductor wafers and flat panel substrates during the fabrication of integrated circuits, a variety of flat panel displays (FPD) and, to a lesser extent, other types of electrical and optical components.

Where is Photronics' corporate headquarters?

Photronics corporate headquarters are located in Brookfield, Connecticut just east of Danbury and 75 miles northeast of New York City.

Where are Photronics' manufacturing locations?

Photronics produces integrated circuit photomasks in the following locations:

  • Brookfield, Connecticut
  • Allen, Texas
  • Boise, Idaho
  • Bridgend, Wales (United Kingdom)
  • Dresden, Germany
  • Cheonan, Korea
  • Hsin-Chu, Taiwan
  • Taichung, Taiwan
  • Xiamen, China

Photronics produces flat panel display photomasks in the following locations:

  • Cheonan, Korea
  • Taichung, Taiwan
  • Hefei, China 
How can I get more information on your products?

Additional information on Photronics' products is available on the "Products" tab of this website. A quote request can be submitted directly from our homepage by selecting the "Request a Quote" button. Sales can be emailed via the "Contact Us" link at the bottom of each web page.

What year was Photronics incorporated?

Photronics was founded in 1969.

What was the date of Photronics' initial public offering?

Photronics' IPO occurred on March 11, 1987

What is Photronics' ticker symbol?

Photronics is traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol "PLAB". The ticker symbol is based off the original company name Photronics Labs.

What is Photronics' cusip/ISIN number?

Photronics' cusip/ISIN number is 719405102.

When does Photronics' fiscal year end?

Photronics’ fiscal year ends October 31.

Who is Photronics' Independent Auditor?

Photronics' independent auditor is Deloitte & Touche.

Who is Photronics' transfer agent?

Photronics' transfer agent is Computershare, PO Box 43069, Providence, RI 02940-3069.

How can I buy Photronics stock?

The company's stock, listed on NASDAQ, can be purchased through your broker or using an online investment service.

Does Photronics pay dividends?

Photronics does not currently make dividend payments. Therefore, no dividend reinvestment program is available.

How can I get a copy of Photronics' annual report?

Please see the Annual Reports  section of this website.