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Linde signs deal to supply new semiconductor plant in Arizona

2021-09-08T10:19:00+01:00By

Linde plc has signed a long-term deal with one of the world’s largest semiconductor manufacturers for the supply of industrial gases to a new multi-billion dollar manufacturing facility in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Linde to construct a 2MW electrolyser plant in Austria to serve the semiconductor industry

2021-08-18T10:44:00+01:00By

Linde has today (18th August) unveiled plans to build, own and operate a two-megawatt electrolyser plant in Austria to supply the semiconductor industry with green hydrogen.

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Electronic Specialty Gas Conference set to be virtual

2021-07-22T12:37:00+01:00By

Linx Consulting, Inc. will hold its annual Electronic Specialty Gas Conference in a virtual format on 12-14th October.

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Air Liquide to construct a €70m gases plant in Wuhan, China

2021-06-28T08:06:00+01:00By

Air Liquide will invest approximately €70m in a new state-of-the-art gases plant in Wuhan, Central China, to produce 52,00 Nm3 of nitrogen an hour, as well as oxygen, argon and other ultra-high purity gases.

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US expands semiconductor capacity amid chip shortage

2021-06-01T15:02:00+01:00By

Jim Minicucci, Global Head of the Specialty Gases business field at EMD Electronics, a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, shares his viewpoints on the semiconductor chip shortage and supply chain with gasworld.

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When the chips are down

2021-06-01T15:02:00+01:00By Mike Corbett

When Covid-19 first started shutting down the global economy last year, there was an unexpected impact on the semiconductor industry and the demand for electronic specialty gases. Historically, consumer and industrial investment on technology goods has reduced as a recession hits. However, in this recession, there was robust growth ...

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Requirements for specialty gases in semiconductor manufacturing

2021-06-01T15:02:00+01:00By Mohamed Saleem and and Laura Nguyen

Precision gas delivery is at the core of semiconductor manufacturing. Many different gases – corrosives, reactives and inerts – in varying flow rates are delivered to process chambers to produce critical features on silicon wafers that are used in manufacturing logic and memory chips. These gases, collectively called electronic specialty ...