Edwards, a global manufacturer of vacuum and abatement equipment and services, announced that it has opened a new “Center for Excellence” vacuum and abatement support facility in Hillsboro, Oregon, USA.

The 11,000 square foot facility will employ 30 people and will serve the local semiconductor manufacturing industry.

“The new facility further strengthens Edwards’ commitment to supporting our customers,” said Ron Krisanda, Chief Operating Officer for Edwards.

“The Hillsboro facility will house a wide selection of products, including some of the latest models of dry vacuum pumps, which will be dedicated for training. A wide variety of courses will be available for customers as well as Edwards’ own service and support personnel.”

added Ron Krisanda, Chief Operating Officer for Edwards.s

The new facility will focus on customer service and training for the semiconductor manufacturing industry.

For further information about Edwards products please visit www.edwardsvacuum.com