Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Orbotech Ltd. was incorporated in Israel, as a company limited by shares, on February 8, 1981 under the name ‘Optrotech Ltd.’ pursuant to the provisions of the then current Israeli Companies Ordinance. The legislative framework within which Orbotech Ltd. and its Israeli subsidiaries now operate is the Israeli Companies Law, 1999, as amended (the “Companies Law”), which originally became effective on February 1, 2000, and the Israeli Companies Ordinance (New Version) 1983, as amended (the “Companies Ordinance”). The Ordinary Shares are listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market (“Nasdaq”) and are traded under the symbol ORBK. Effective as of October 27, 1992, the Company acquired all the ordinary shares of Orbot Systems Ltd. (“Orbot”), a private Israeli company which was engaged primarily in the design, development, manufacture and marketing of AOI systems for use in the manufacture of PCBs, and subsequently merged with Orbot, with Orbotech Ltd. ... More ...