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    Linde signs new long-term agreement with major electronics customer in Taiwan

    2019-11-07T12:06:00Z

    Linde’s joint venture, Linde LienHwa (LLH), will invest approximately $100m to build three new high purity on-site plants under a long-term agreement with a major electronics company in Taiwan, the world’s largest industrial gases group said today.

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    Linde starts up new plant

    2019-10-31T11:22:00Z

    Linde has started up a new Spectra high purity nitrogen generator in Shanghai, China to support the expansion of a leading semiconductor manufacturer in the ZhangJiang Hi-tech Park.

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    Specialty gases in China

    2019-10-09T05:00:00Z

    As a result of the Zhongxin issue, the Huawei issue, and the recent trade wars, not only is China’s central government urging the semiconductor industry to expedite the advancement of domestic chip manufacture, the country’s specialty gas industry is also calling for an acceleration of domestic specialty and electronics gas ...

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    Beyond smart – SEMICON West 2019 preview

    2019-06-03T14:55:00Z

    The semiconductor industry is at the cusp of what is widely expected to be a rapid, multi-year expansion cycle powered by new end-markets and growth opportunities in revolutionary technology segments such as artificial intelligence (AI), Blockchain, machine learning, and autonomous vehicles.

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    Data, smart technology and electronics gases

    2019-06-03T14:52:00Z

    When we think of Industry 4.0 and the wave of digitisation sweeping throughout industry and society alike, we tend to focus on the technology and operational change that it brings. The electronics gases business is largely overlooked and yet entirely intrinsic to this digital revolution.

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    Opportunities in electronic specialty gases

    2019-06-03T14:41:00Z

    The electronic specialty gas (ESG) market, while a small segment of the global gas market, is one of the most complex and least understood market segments of the electronic chemicals and materials landscape, write Mike Corbett and Andy Tuan, Linx Consulting.

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    Specialty gas outlook

    2019-03-04T10:31:00Z

    The growth rate for industrial and specialty gas consumption is not uniform across the world, with demand often driven by a country’s GDP growth and therefore fluctuating across the established and emerging economies. As GDP rises and lifestyles improve, generally speaking the demand for gases also picks up.

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    Electronic Fluorocarbons expands Hatfield site

    2019-01-11T08:00:00Z

    Electronic Fluorocarbons is expanding both its facilities and its workforce at its new Hatfield site in Pennsylvania, with the addition of a 32,000-square-foot extension to the existing production plant.

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    Beyond smart

    2018-09-04T12:13:00Z

    After the success of last year’s gathering, when a renewed sense of clarity and positivity emerged in the semiconductor business, SEMICON West 2018 went Beyond Smart this July with an agenda devoted to electronics growth drivers in smart manufacturing, smart transportation, smart data, big data and the Internet of Things ...

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    Linde LienHwa launches SPECTRA® EM

    2018-09-04T11:50:00Z

    Linde LienHwa (LLH) will debut its SPECTRA® EM line of electronic materials at the SEMICON Taiwan tradeshow in Taipei, Taiwan (5 th  to 7 th  September).

  • electronic chip and china
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    Dalian Special Gases to establish production base

    2018-07-23T14:51:00Z

    Dalian Special Gases Co. Ltd held a cornerstone laying ceremony for its specialty gases production base in Songmu Island Chemical Park in Puwan Economic Zone in Dalian, Northern China, earlier this month.

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    Semiconductor industry grows

    2018-02-13T11:49:00Z

    Toshiba has announced an investment of YEN 1.5 trillion into 3D-NAND flash memory devices, representing the largest capital investment ever made by a single corporation of Japan, The Gas Review revealed.

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    Air Products awarded Samsung Electronics' contract

    2018-02-02T09:27:00Z

    Air Products is to build several large air separation units (ASUs), hydrogen (H 2 ) and compressed dry air plants and a bulk specialty gas supply yard in Western China as part of a contract with Samsung Electronics’.

  • electronic chip
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    Dopant gases: Developments in storage and delivery

    2018-02-02T00:00:00Z

    The electronics industry is entering a new period of clarity and confidence, gas world understands, as it converges with conviction on the technology roadmaps of its future. Like most other industries, however, the electronics sector is still under significant pressure to address increased process complexity, performance, and regulatory requirements.

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    Creating a semiconductor

    2018-02-02T00:00:00Z

    Gases have been a key enabler of the electronics industry since the first commercial transistors and integrated circuits were produced in the mid-twentieth century.

  • electronic chip and china
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    The electronics gases business in China

    2018-02-02T00:00:00Z

    In 2016, China manufactured 2.1 billion sets of mobile phone, a 13.6% increase from 1.81 billion sets in 2015, and a one billion units increase over five years. This is just a simple example of how the electronics industry in China is booming, at an astounding rate.

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    Electronics gases – The clarity and confidence driving consumption

    2018-02-02T00:00:00Z

    Rewind 3 to 4 years, and much of the conjecture in the electronics business surrounded the next wave of expected technologies and wafer fabrication processes, from 450mm wafers to 14 nanometer (14nm) node transistors to lithographic patterning.

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    Electronics: a record year in Asia for Air Liquide

    2018-01-08T09:29:00Z

    Air Liquide is celebrating a record year in Asia having signed several new long-term contracts last year with major electronics manufacturers in China, as well as Japan and Singapore.

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    Ever-growing consumption in electronics gases

    2018-01-04T10:51:00Z

    From perceived to being in something of a demand lull 5+ years ago, the electronics gases business is firmly in vogue right now, as the further expansion of Air Products’ supply to Samsung demonstrates.

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    Electronic specialty gas usage increasing in after-processing

    2018-01-04T10:40:00Z

    According to The Gas Review, dry etching is being used increasingly in manufacturing processes for mounting semiconductors and printed-circuit boards (PCBs) used in electronic devices.