Air Liquide and Denka celebrated the 30th anniversary of Denal, the joint venture of the two companies manufacturing various silicon materials for the electronics industry.

In a press release, the Tier One company said silicon materials are key to the electronics industry: they are used for the deposition of various thin film layers of silicon or silicon compounds in semiconductor, flat panel display and solar cell manufacturing, as well as new emerging market applications such as energy.

“Air Liquide and Denka have consistently invested over the years and are committed to developing a technology road map with capital spendings to support the ever demanding electronics industry with new silicon precursors. Both companies have been conducting R&D to proactively identify the future needs of their customers and develop differentiated precursors for materials that will be used by the most advanced electronic manufacturers,” the press release continued.

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Source: Air Liquide