The number of excimer laser units sold for use with semiconductor lithography started to show steady growth last year due to the recovery in neon (Ne) supply.
Air Products has unveiled plans to build a new plant and all the associated infrastructure in the Pukou Economic Development Zone (PKEDZ) in Nanjing, Eastern China, further solidifying itself as a leading player in China’s chemical sector.
The Veriflo Division of Parker Hannifin Corporation has unveiled two ranges of ultra-high purity regulators specifically designed for semiconductor fabrication gas handling.
Air Products has been awarded a long-term contract by JCET STATS ChipPAC Korea Ltd (JSCK) to supply tonnage quantities of nitrogen (N2) to its new production facility in Incheon, South Korea.
Recent months have seen HORIBA and fellow group company Horiba STEC hold a ceremony to celebrate the completion of the new HORIBA Advanced Technology Centre.
The new facility will increase production and distribution to clients in the oil and gas, semiconductor and heavy equipment industries that are customers of Precision Polymer Engineering (PPE).
Edwards will present on 450mm manufacturing and integrated sub-fab equipment solutions at the upcoming SEMICON Europa in October.
The company has celebrated the milestone of shipping 1,000 EZENITH systems. The EZENITH integrated vacuum/exhaust management system that significantly reduces cost of ownership.
The new options include system auto-purging and a dynamic stream gas analyser to facilitate the blending of highly corrosive gases into gas mixtures, as needed in semiconductor and microelectronics fabrication processes.
BASF Venture Capital has invested €1m in the UK-based company SmartKem. The company is focused on high performance organic semiconductor inks to enable printing of thin film transistors.
Edwards Limited will be attending the upcoming SEMICON® West event. The company will present on the environmental effects of semiconductor manufacturing, and will discuss solutions and strategies for minimising the impact.