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Versum shareholders approve Merck merger

2019-06-24T12:07:00+01:00By

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

2019-04-12T11:07:00+01:00By

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

2019-02-11T15:16:00+00:00By

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

2018-11-29T08:00:00+00:00By

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

2018-11-06T15:08:00+00:00By

Praxair, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Linde plc, has signed a long-term agreement to supply ultra-high purity nitrogen (N2) to Samsung’s world-class semiconductor facility in Hwaseong, South Korea.

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Edwards Vacuum hits installation milestone

2018-07-12T10:34:00+01:00By

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

2018-07-10T08:19:00+01:00By

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

2018-04-23T14:23:00+01:00By John Palmer

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

2018-04-04T10:18:00+01:00By Simon Augustus, published in gasworld magazine

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 

2017-10-19T16:14:00+01:00By

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

2017-07-25T08:15:00+01:00By

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

2017-07-10T10:22:00+01:00By

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 11th-13th July.

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Linde reinforces robust rare gases supply

2017-07-07T08:54:00+01:00By

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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