Gripping Power, Inc. (GPI) was founded in 2002 through the acquistion of Applied
Energy Technologies, Inc. (founded in 1993) by a private investment group, headed
by John F. Kohls (CEO).  The new company focuses its research and development
activities on new and innovative applications of electrostatic technologies and develops
these technologies into commercially successful products and services.  The company
supplies the semiconductor industry with electrostatic chucks, high-voltage power
supplies and control system solutions.

With systems installed in the United States, Canada, Europe and Japan, we continue
to develop both domestic and international markets for our products. Our customers
include Angstron Systems, IBM, Novellus Systems, Unaxis USA, Trion Technology,
Tokyo Electron and ULVAC Technologies.


We continue to seek additional opportunities in the semiconductor equipment markets.
We are also interested in developing equipment to support industrial and pharmaceutical
applications for electrostatic technologies.


Employer ID number: 68-0532009
Resale certificate number: 39-00-161622-20
Registered with Dun and Bradstreet. DUNS No. 12-322-9796.
Year incorporated: 2002

Operations consist of administrative, sales and marketing, research and engineering,
final assembly, calibration and test.  Primary business involves the design and
manufacturing of industrial controls, electronic instrumentation and high voltage power
sources. Primary markets are semiconductor processing and materials processing.

SIC code: 3679 - Other electronic manufacturing: High-voltage power sources
NAICS classification: 335999 - Other electronic manufacturing: High-voltage
power supplies

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