FEI Company supplies scientific instruments and related services for nanoscale applications and solutions for industry and science. It operates through two segments, Industry Group and Science Group. The company's products include scanning electron microscopes (SEMs); transmission electron microscopes (TEM); DualBeam systems; focused ion beam system (FIB); and micro-computed tomography (microCT), software, and accessories, as well as electrical failure analysis. Its products are used primarily in laboratories to speed new product development and increase yields by enabling 3D metrology, defect analysis, and root cause failure analysis in the semiconductor integrated circuit manufacturing and related industries, such as manufacturers of data storage equipment and other technologies, as well as oil and gas industries. The company's solutions enable scientific discovery and advancement for researchers and help manufacturers develop, analyze, and produce advanced products, as well as its products are used in root cause failure analysis and quality control applications. Its product's ultra-high resolution imaging allows structural biologists to create detailed 3D reconstructions of complex biological structures, such as proteins and viruses, as well as its products are used by drug researchers and in particle analysis, and a range of pathology and quality control applications. The company also provides support for products and customers for the life cycle of a tool from installation through the warranty period. It markets and sells its products through independent agents, distributors, and representatives in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, and internationally. FEI Company was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Hillsboro, Oregon.