Semiconductors (S3)

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    TSMC announces plans for US facility

    2020-05-15T08:25:00Z

    Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced plans to build and operate an advanced semiconductor fab in Arizona, with support from the US Federal Government.

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    SEMICON West goes virtual

    2020-05-12T08:48:00Z

    SEMICON West will be a virtual event for the first time in its 50-year history when it runs from July 20-23.

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    Air Liquide makes major investment in Taiwan

    2020-04-21T08:06:00Z

    Through its majority owned joint-venture Air Liquide Far Eastern, Air Liquide has said that it will build new production capacities in the Science Parks of Tainan and Hsinchu, respectively located in the south and north of Taiwan.

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    Versum shareholders approve Merck merger

    2019-06-24T12:07:00Z

    Versum Materials, Inc.’s shareholders have approved the company’s acquisition by Merck KGaA for $53 per share in cash.

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    Merck wins Versum Materials takeover battle

    2019-04-12T11:07:00Z

    Merck has won the takeover battle of electronic materials company Versum Materials, Inc. with a reported $6.4bn offer.

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    Edwards Vacuum celebrates 100 years

    2019-02-11T15:16:00Z

    Physicist F.D Edwards began importing vacuum equipment from his garage in South London, UK in 1919. 100 years later the vacuum is a critical process enabler and plays an ever more crucial role in science and technology.

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    Downturn reported in Japan semiconductor market

    2018-11-29T08:00:00Z

    The market for semiconductor gas related equipment has been experiencing a rapid downturn since summer 2018, reports The Gas Review.

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    Praxair signs long-term supply agreement with Samsung in South Korea

    2018-11-06T15:08:00Z

    Praxair, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Linde plc, has signed a long-term agreement to supply ultra-high purity nitrogen (N 2 ) to Samsung’s world-class semiconductor facility in Hwaseong, South Korea.

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    Edwards Vacuum hits installation milestone

    2018-07-12T10:34:00Z

    Edwards Vacuum, manufacturer of vacuum and abatement solutions, has reached a major milestone of 10,000 Edwards inward fired combustion abatement systems installed worldwide.

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    Edwards Vacuum promotes STEM education at SEMICON West 2018

    2018-07-10T08:19:00Z

    Edwards Vacuum, manufacturer of vacuum and abatement solutions for the semiconductor industry, will promote technology innovation and STEM education at SEMICON West this year.

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    Versum Materials Opens New Research Facility

    2018-04-23T14:23:00Z

    Versum Materials, Inc., a Temp-Arizona based materials supplier to the semiconductor industry, has announced the grand opening of its new research and development (R D) facility at its semiconductor materials manufacturing site in Hometown, Pennsylvania.

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    Nitrogen in semiconductor manufacture

    2018-04-04T10:18:00Z

    Simon Augustus looks at the role of nitrogen as a specialty gas in the manufacture of semiconductors.

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    Niacet enters high purity AHCL business

    2017-10-19T16:14:00Z

    Niacet Corporation has entered into the highest purity segment of the AHCL (Anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride) market, which serves the pharmaceutical and semiconductor industries.

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    Bill Kroll transitions at MATHESON

    2017-07-25T08:15:00Z

    Bill Kroll has stepped down from his role as Chairman of MATHESON and related duties on the MATHESON board.

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    Tiger Optics unveils three new products

    2017-07-10T10:22:00Z

    Tiger Optics LLC, manufacturer of laser-based gas analysers, will introduce three of its latest products at the SEMICON West show which is being held in San Francisco from 11 th -13 th July.

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    Linde reinforces robust rare gases supply

    2017-07-07T08:54:00Z

    The Linde Group is investing in its own production, increasing and diversifying its portfolio of third-party sources to meet the growing demand for rare gases in electronics.

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    Air Products clinches nitrogen plant contract

    2017-06-27T16:29:00Z

    Air Products has clinched a contract to build a nitrogen (N 2 ) plant for the Tianjin facility of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC).

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    Air Products invests in six gas plants

    2017-06-02T14:39:00Z

    Air Products has announced that it has received multiple, long-term supply awards from semiconductor and flat panel display manufacturers in China as the country’s electronics manufacturing industry continues to boom.

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    China: Air Products in major gas supply win

    2017-05-11T14:15:00Z

    Air Products has clinched a contract to supply industrial gases to a new memory fab in Quanzhou City of Fujian Province, China.

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    Versum materials invests $20m in R&D facility

    2017-05-10T09:18:00Z

    Versum Materials, Inc., a materials supplier to the semiconductor industry, has announced that it has broken ground on a multimillion-dollar project at its chemical manufacturing site in its hometown, Pennsylvania.