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For over a half century, Advantest has been designing innovative electronic measuring equipment and semiconductor test systems essential to the development and manufacture of advanced computer and telecommunications products. On April 1, 2012, Advantest completed its integration of Verigy Ltd. Additional Information about Advantest can be found at www.advantest.com.
AP&S International GmbH is one of the leading providers of batch- and single wafer wet process solutions for surface treatment of substrates under cleanroom conditions for customers worldwide. Our product portfolio includes manual, semi-automated and fully automated wet process tools perfectly fitting to the requirements of the semiconductor-, MEMS- and micro-structuring industries as well as the R&D sector. Our wet process equipment for cleaning, etching, stripping, plating and lift-off solutions handles flat/wafer-based substrates like silicium Si, siliciumcarbid SiC, gallium nitrid GaN, gallium arsenide GaAs, sapphire, glas, etc. Furthermore, we deliver peripheral equipment for parts cleaning, chemical media distribution and management. AP&S offers refurbishment programs for used wet process tools like FSI Mercury, Steag and other. Our headquarters is located in Donaueschingen, Germany. The company’s subsidiaries are in China, Singapore and Malaysia. AP&S International GmbH employs 160 people around the world.
Applied Materials is the leader in materials engineering solutions used to produce virtually every new chip and advanced display in the world. Our expertise in modifying materials at atomic levels and on an industrial scale enables customers to transform possibilities into reality. At Applied Materials, our innovations make possible the technology shaping the future.
Beneq is the home of ALD, offering a wide portfolio of equipment products and development services. Today Beneq leads the market with innovative solutions for advanced R&D (TFS 200, R2), flexible high-volume manufacturing (BENEQ TransformTM), ultra-fast high precision spatial ALD coatings (C2R), roll-to-roll thin film coating of continuous webs (WCS 600), and specialized batch production for thicker film stacks (P400, P800). Headquartered in Espoo, Finland Beneq is dedicated to making ALD technology accessible for researchers and enabling technology mega trends through engineered ALD materials solutions.
The COMET Group is a globally leading Swiss technology firm. For nearly 70 years, we have been developing and producing innovative high-tech components and systems based on x-ray, radio frequency and ebeam technology. Consistently able to take advantage of global trends and developments, we grow continually.
CyberOptics Corporation is a leading global developer and manufacturer of high-precision 3D sensing technology solutions. CyberOptics’ sensors are used for inspection and metrology in the SMT and semiconductor markets to significantly improve yields and productivity. By leveraging its leading edge technologies, the Company has strategically established itself as a global leader in high precision 3D sensors, allowing CyberOptics to further increase its penetration of key vertical markets.
Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, CyberOptics conducts worldwide operations through its facilities in North America, Asia and Europe.
DAS Environmental Expert GmbH
PURPLE INNOVATIONS FOR GREEN MANUFACTURING
With innovative technologies for waste gas and wastewater treatment we create balance between industrial growth and the preservation of natural resources.
Edwards is a leading manufacturer of sophisticated vacuum products and abatement systems and a leading provider of related value-added services for the manufacture of microelectronics devices, including silicon and compound semiconductors. Our innovative leading technology solutions are designed to maximize process uptime, yield and throughput, whilst striving to balance the often conflicting requirements of: lower cost of ownership through reduction in consumables usage (electrical power, fuel gas, nitrogen and cooling water); reduced environmental emissions and safety compliance (noise, vibration, sub-fab particles, waste gas and waste water); extended product lifetimes and reduction in on-going service costs.
EV Group (EVG) is a leading supplier of equipment and process solutions for the manufacture of semiconductors, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), compound semiconductors, power devices and nanotechnology devices. Key products include wafer bonding, thin-wafer processing, lithography/nanoimprint lithography (NIL) and metrology equipment, as well as photoresist coaters, cleaners and inspection systems.
Founded in 1980, EV Group services and supports an elaborate network of global customers and partners all over the world. More information about EVG is available at www.EVGroup.com.
From HB LED lighting and LiDAR technology for our automobiles to biometric sensing technologies like "face recognition" or "In display fingerprint recognition" technology for our mobile phones, designing and building the best thin film production solutions is our daily business. Evatec know-how gives our customers the lead across a whole range of applications in the advanced packaging, semiconductor, optoelectronics and photonics industries. Our coating technologies enable deposition of new materials, bring advanced process control for new levels of film performance and come with innovative system engineering for the lowest production costs. For more information visit us at www.evatecnet.com
Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS
At the Center Nanoelectronic Technologies (CNT), Fraunhofer IPMS carries out applied research on 300 mm wafers for IC manufacturers, suppliers, equipment manufacturers and R&D partners.
CNT offers the following services on Ultra Large-Scale Integration (ULSI) level: • 300 mm DEVICES & VALUE ADDED SOLUTIONS • 300 mm SCREENING FAB SERVICES The Center Nanoelectronic Technologies has its own 800 m² clean room with 40 processing and analytic tools for 200/300 mm wafer and offers professional wafer handling for a smooth wafer exchange (short loops).
Industry standards guarantee a risk-free and quick integration of new developments and process innovations into the production lines of our customers to save costs and time.
Imec is a world-leading R&D and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies. The combination of our widely acclaimed leadership in microchip technology and profound software and ICT expertise is what makes us unique. By leveraging our world-class infrastructure and local and global ecosystem of partners across a multitude of industries, we create groundbreaking innovation in application domains such as healthcare, smart cities and mobility, logistics and manufacturing, energy and education.
INFICON provides world-class instruments for gas analysis, measurement and control. INFICON is a leading developer manufacturer and supplier of vacuum instrumentation, critical sensor technologies and process control software with an emphasis on process engineering expertise, for the semiconductor and related industries. These analysis measurement and control products are vital to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and end -users in the complex manufacturing of semiconductors.
Infineon designs, develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of semiconductors and system solutions. The focus of its activities is on automotive, industrial and consumer electronics, RF applications, mobile devices and hardware-based security.
Infinitesima is the developer of Rapid Probe Microscopy (RPM). Rapid Probe Microscopy provides nano-scale images with information in less than a second. It is useful in numerous applications and all of the main market segments where nano-scale imaging and metrology is required.
Using the power of chemistry, JSR Group is continually exploring the possibilities of existing materials and potential applications for new materials. Our mission is to contribute to social good by supplying materials to serve future generations and providing new value today for our customers and society.
We are MAX, We are Unmatched.
Our business philosophy and our key to success are founded on never taking your business for granted and always following you every step of the journey where everything happens, sharing responsibility for any outcomes. Our expert teams will work in perfect synergy with you, zealously improving your bottom line. Clients credit us for accelerating their factories’ path for demonstrating world-class performance results - higher productivity and output, shortened Cycle Times, and reduced Operational Costs. As tough as the challenge may be, we will bring skills and cutting-edge tools to help you succeed.
The MAX Group is a leading global consulting firm with special expertise in Benchmarking and Operational Improvements in the Semiconductor industry. While primarily focusing on the Semiconductors and Electronics industries, we are proudly serving our Clients operating in wide variety of industrial spaces including Automotive, Aerospace, Bio-Medical and more.
We provide services ranging from Manufacturing Efficiency & Productivity Improvements to Management Consulting and Organizational Transformations, M&A, New Facility Design & Build and IT Consulting. The MAX Group has over two decades of experience as change agents improving manufacturing operations from startup phase to a mature factory. Exposure to world-wide organizations and our multi-national professional talent enabled us to develop a unique range of operational solutions that help your business MAXimize profit.
Our pursuit is progress for people everywhere. That's why we take a closer look at things, ask questions and think ahead.
We've been around for more than 350 years, yet our majority owners are still the descendants of Friedrich Jacob Merck, the man who founded our company in Darmstadt, Germany in 1668.
Since then, we have become a truly global company. Around 57,000 employees work to make a positive difference to millions of people’s lives every day by creating more joyful and sustainable ways to live.
From advancing gene editing technologies and discovering unique ways to treat the most challenging diseases to enabling the intelligence of devices – the company is everywhere. In 2019, Merck generated sales of € 16.2 billion in 66 countries.
We are Merck. The only exceptions are the United States and Canada. Here we operate as EMD Serono in the Biopharma business, as MilliporeSigma in the Life Science business, and as EMD Performance Materials in the materials business.
Okmetic is the seventh largest silicon wafer manufacturer in the world. We supply tailor-made, high value-added silicon wafers for the manufacture of MEMS and sensors as well as discrete semiconductors and analog circuits. Products made by our customers can be found in a range of everyday applications, including smartphones, portable devices, automotive electronics, industrial process control and medical applications, the Internet of Things (IoT), as well as different solutions related to power supply and efficiency improvement.
Smart Manufacturing starts with factory automation software. PEER Group® provides the largest portfolio of factory automation software products and services to high-volume manufacturers and equipment makers in the semiconductor, photovoltaics (PV), and electronics industries. With over 100,000 licenses shipped, we are the leading supplier of factory automation software for Smart Manufacturing and Industry 4.0. We help lower the cost of automation for our customers by solving their most challenging equipment automation, data management, and process control problems. Intel has honoured us with Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) awards for five consecutive years and Great Place to Work® Canada has named us a Best Workplace for the past eight years.
Headquartered in Asslar, Germany, Pfeiffer Vacuum is one of the world’s leading providers of vacuum solutions. In addition to a full range of hybrid and magnetically levitated turbopumps, the product portfolio comprises backing pumps, measurement and analysis devices, components as well as vacuum chambers and systems. Founded in 1890, Pfeiffer Vacuum is active throughout the world today. The company employs a workforce of some 3,200 people and has more than 20 subsidiaries.
Picosun is the leading supplier of AGILE ALD® (Atomic Layer Deposition) thin film coating solutions for semiconductor and other industries.
Picosun’s ALD solutions enable technological leap into the future, with turn-key production processes and unmatched, pioneering expertise in the field – dating back to the invention of the technology itself. PICOSUN® ALD equipment portfolio ranges from fully automated, SEMI-certified batch and cluster systems for high volume manufacturing to smaller scale R&D and pre-pilot production tools. Production-proven coating solutions for IC, MEMS, LED, sensor, and 3D component processing are mastered with world-class process quality, the leading equipment design, and the most comprehensive process support and customer care.
Picosun is based in Finland, with subsidiaries in Germany, USA, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, China mainland and Taiwan, offices in India and France, and a world-wide sales and support network. For more information please visit www.picosun.com
Posas GmbH can offer all kind of Ozone Equipment like generators, analysers, destruct units or complete Delivery Systems as well as sensor products to Enhance the Overall Equipment Efficiency via Advanced Process Control like the Piezocon concentration sensor for precise precursor delivery, NDIR end-point-detectors for NF3 cleans, In-Situ Wafer Temperature Measurement, wet chemical monitoring solutions....... POSAS is routinely asked to perform technical audits of Dopant and Precursor Delivery Systems in the fab and to issue specific recommendations on how to improve the performance of installed gas delivery systems for reaching tighter delivery control of the precursors to the process tools as required by more demanding process control, or for implementing more cost-effective use of precursor chemicals. POSAS is the Veeco channel Partner in Europe for all Veeco Flow products like Gas Mixing Systems and ALD Precursor Delivery Systems NEW POSAS is the Distributor of TigerOptics CRDS advanced gas analysers in Europe too.
RENA Technologies GmbH
RENA is a global leader in manufacturing production machinery for wet chemical surface treatment. Companies all over the world are successfully employing our products in the semiconductor, medtech, glass, additive manufacturing and renewable energies sector. Alongside standardized machinery with guaranteed processes, we also create individual production environments configured to specific customer needs.
Semics Inc. is a semiconductor test equipment provider that produces fully automatic wafer probe systems (6”, 8” and 12”) integrated with its advanced technology. Semics’ main product is the OPUS series, a wafer probing equipment, which is being supplied in the domestic market after approved its technology in the foreign market first. Semics has been continuously investing in R&D for high-end technology to procedure quality equipment since 2000. Semics will expand its business worldwide and, at the same time, will increase market share by providing innovative technology in pursuit of customer satisfaction.
SPEA Automatic Test Equipment is used to test semiconductors, MEMS, electronic boards, that are utilized in automotive, consumer, industrial, medical, defense, and other fields.
Creativity. Innovation. Ingenuity. Since 1976, SPEA designs and manufactures the best automatic test equipment for Semiconductor ICs, MEMS, electronic boards and modules. The company works every day to remain a global leader in this high-tech field.
From vehicles to smartphones, from tablets to the most complex aerospace, medical, military devices. With SPEA equipment, semiconductor and electronics manufacturers can ensure, day by day, the quality and reliability of their products.
SPTS Technologies A KLA Company
SPTS Technologies, a KLA company, designs, manufactures, sells, and supports advanced etch, PVD, CVD and MVD® wafer processing equipment and solutions for the global semiconductor and micro-device industries, with focus on the Advanced Packaging, MEMS, high speed RF device, power management and LED manufacturing. SPTS has manufacturing facilities in Newport, Wales and Allentown, Pennsylvania, and operates across 19 countries in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific. For more information please visit www.spts.com.
SUSS MicroTec is a leading supplier of equipment and process solutions for microstructuring in the semiconductor industry and related markets. In close cooperation with research institutes and industry partners SUSS MicroTec contributes to the advancement of next-generation technologies such as 3D Integration and Nano Imprint Lithography as well as key processes for MEMS and LED manufacturing. With a global infrastructure for applications and service SUSS MicroTec supports more than 8,000 installed systems worldwide. SUSS MicroTec is headquartered in Garching near Munich, Germany
As a leading global supplier of semiconductor and flat panel display (FPD) production equipment, Tokyo Electron Limited (TEL) engages in development, manufacturing, and sales in a wide range of product fields. All of TEL's semiconductor and FPD production equipment product lines maintain high market shares in their respective global segments. TEL provides outstanding products and services to customers through a global network in the U.S., Europe, and Asia.
TRUMPF Hüttinger is a world-wide leader in manufacturing of power supplies for plasma applications, induction heating, and CO2 laser excitation.
Trymax Semiconductor Equipment BV
Trymax Semiconductor Equipment is an innovative plasma-based company designing, manufacturing and marketing state of the art equipment solutions for ashing, descum, surface preparation, light etching as well as UV photoresist curing and charge erase. With a product portfolio ranging from 100mm wafer size to 300mm and an installed base of 250+ systems, Trymax has significant market shares at foundries, IDMs, and Wafer Level packaging houses for end applications in Power Semiconductors, RF, Analog, Automotive, MEMS, LED, and CMOS. Recognized for its reliability, low cost of ownership, and performances, Trymax continuously innovates to support its customer’s needs. Trymax is headquartered in the Netherlands and operates local offices in Italy and China.
VAT is the leading global developer, manufacturer and supplier of high-end vacuum valves. VAT vacuum valves are mission-critical components for advanced manufacturing processes of innovative products used in daily life such as portable devices, flat screen monitors or solar panels.
VAT Group is a global player with over 1,950 employees and main manufacturing sites in Haag (Switzerland), Penang (Malaysia) and Arad (Romania).