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Linde starts up new plant in Malaysia

2021-02-19T08:56:00+00:00By

Linde has started up a new plant in Muar, Malaysia, to supply high purity gaseous nitrogen.

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Merck strengthens site in Arizona

2021-02-10T13:30:00+00:00By

Merck has strengthened its site in Tempe, Arizona with an investment of €18m (approximately $21.8m), strengthening the facility as a strategic production and R&D hub for semiconductor materials in the US.

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Andy Tuan: Growth predicted for the semiconductor market

2020-12-01T08:45:00+00:00By

The effect Covid-19 has had on the semiconductor market, as well as growth drivers in Korea, Taiwan and Japan were all focuses today at gasworld’s Asia-Pacific virtual event.

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Helium: oversupply leads to ‘a pricing plateau’

2020-10-23T15:46:00+01:00By

Helium expert Phil Kornbluth explained a likely oversupply of helium will lead to “a pricing plateau for some time” in the latest gasworld TV webinar sponsored by Evonik.

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Silicon wafer shipments set to increase

2020-10-14T12:33:00+01:00By

Global silicon wafer shipments are set to increase 2.4% year-over-year in 2020 according to electronics manufacturing industry association SEMI, in what will be a boost for the specialty gas sector.

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Linx Consulting to host online Electronic Specialty Gas Conference

2020-09-28T13:32:00+01:00By

Linx Consulting will hold its online Electronic Specialty Gas Conference on Tuesday, 13th October through Thursday, 15th October.

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New paper compares technologies for UHP gas analysis

2020-09-15T09:37:00+01:00By

Gas analysis expert Servomex has published a new paper which compares gas chromatography using plasma emissions detectors (GC-PED) with atmospheric pressure ionisation mass spectrometry for ultra-high-purity (UHP) gas analysis in the semiconductor industry.