September 2009 www.semi.org/ehs


In This Issue

From the Director

Sustainability is Smart Business: Cisco Packaging Reductions Save $24 Million/Year

SEMICON Taiwan PV EHS Workshop

Sustainable Excellence is a Global Challenge

SOLARCON India EHS Workshop for PV Manufacturers

Be there! ISMI Manufacturing Week

Get Involved—EHS and Sustainability Groups Need You!

Events Calendar


Hot Events

SEMICON Taiwan
Sep. 30-Oct. 2
Taipei, Taiwan

SEMICON Europa
October 6-8
Dresden, Germany

SOLARCON India
November 9-11
Hyderabad, India

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From the Director

Recognizing Regional EHS Leadership
There are individuals in our industry, who— through talent, desire, and hard work— have distinguished themselves as leaders in the effort to improve the performance of environmental protection, business sustainability and employee health and safety within the high-technology industries (Semiconductor, MEMS, FPD, SSL and PV)... (more)

Aaron Zude
Senior Director, SEMI EHS Division
azude@semi.org


Sustainability is Smart Business: Cisco Packaging Reductions Save $24 Million/Year
Sustainability is simply smart business— and SEMI is committed to helping companies understand how sustainability can translate into profits. An excellent example: packaging reductions save $24 million per year at Cisco Systems... (More)


SEMICON Taiwan PV EHS Workshop
In conjunction with SEMICON Taiwan 2009, SEMI will host a workshop for personnel at PV manufacturing sites who have responsibilities in the areas of: EH&S, process tool installation; process tool maintenance; specialty gas and chemical delivery systems; fire protection; and... (More)


Sustainable Excellence is a Global Challenge
By Dan Martin, Executive VP, SEMI PV Group
The PV industry faces an enormous challenge to adopt, excel and demonstrate sustainable, environmental Best Practices in the manufacture, deployment and life cycle management of solar products. The demand is great... (More)


SOLARCON India EHS Workshop for PV Manufacturers
At SOLARCON India 2009, SEMI will host a workshop for personnel at PV manufacturing sites who have responsibilities in the areas of: EH&S, process tool installation; process tool maintenance; specialty gas and chemical delivery systems; fire protection; and... (More)


The SEMICON West 2009
Sustainable Technologies Award Winner:
Semitool

for
Post-Ash Ultra-Dilute Ammonia Clean Process
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Be there! ISMI Manufacturing Week
Get ready for ISMI Manufacturing Week in Austin, Texas October 19-22. The week kicks off with two days of workshops and short courses followed by the ISMI Symposium on Manufacturing Effectiveness on October 21-22. Join ISMI for a week of learning and networking with the chip industry's productivity experts... (More)


Get Involved—EHS and Sustainability Groups Need You!
SEMI encourages member companies and industry partners to get involved with industry-wide activities. SEMI EHS has four new groups: Climate Protection and Green House Gas Regulations, Photovoltaic (PV) EHS and Sustainability, U.S. TSCA / Chemicals Management Reform, and Nano Materials... (More)


Events Calendar

SEMICON Taiwan 2009
September 30-October 2, 2009, Taipei, Taiwan

SEMICON Europa 2009
October 6-8, 2009, Dresden, Germany

SOLARCON India 2009
November 9-11, 2009, Hyderabad, India

For a full calendar of events, click here.


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