SEMICON Japan 2009 Scheduled for December 2-4 in Chiba, Japan

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SEMICON Japan 2009 Scheduled for December 2-4 in Chiba, Japan

Exhibitor Applications now Open

TOKYO, Japan – April 1, 2009 – SEMICON Japan, the world’s largest exposition for semiconductor manufacturing, will be held at the Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan, December 2-4, 2009. The annual exposition, now in its 33rd year, is organized by SEMI. About 1500 exhibiting companies from over 20 countries around the globe are expected, and exhibitor registration opens April 1.

SEMICON Japan 2009 will feature a number of co-organized events in conjunction with the exposition including the SEMI Technology Symposium (STS), a market seminar, and product and technology releases, as well as a wide range of International Standards and Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) programs.

"Although the business environment surrounding the semiconductor industry is extremely challenging, our industry will keep growing in various fields to help our world continue to develop in a sustainable and environmentally-friendly way,” said Yoichi “Hank” Nakagawa, president of SEMI Japan. “I strongly believe that SEMICON Japan is the place for people to gather to exchange views and information related to cutting edge technologies and markets."

"Exhibitors from over 20 countries and regions will demonstrate their latest technologies, providing a valuable perspective on trends to come, and insight into where the industry needs to focus and develop,” he continued. “It is therefore vital for members of the industry to take part in this the world’s largest exhibition of semiconductor manufacturing equipment and materials so that together we leverage our creativity and expertise to lead the world to a brighter future."

SEMI will offer exhibition space in the International Exhibition Halls 1-11, as well as the Special Corner, which will feature pavilions for MEMS Pavilion, Nanotechnology Pavilion, Manu-Engineering Pavilion, Venture Pavilion, and Organic Semiconductor Pavilion. SEMI is again anticipating strong attendance, with over 100 booths.

All companies interested in exhibiting applications must be received by June 25, 2009. An electronic copy of the application form may be downloaded at Companies may also request a brochure with detailed application specifics by calling SEMI Japan Expositions at 81.3.3222.6022, or by email at

Additional information about SEMICON Japan 2009 is available on the SEMI Website at For North American or European inquiries, contact Rebecca Montoya at SEMI Global Headquarters at 1.408.943.7048, or by e-mail at

SEMI is the global industry association serving the manufacturing supply chains for the microelectronic, display and photovoltaic industries. SEMI member companies are the engine of the future, enabling smarter, faster and more economical products that improve our lives. Since 1970, SEMI has been committed to helping members grow more profitably, create new markets and meet common industry challenges. SEMI maintains offices in Austin, Bangalore, Beijing, Brussels, Hsinchu, Moscow, San Jose, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit


Expositions Department, SEMI Japan
Tel: 81.3.3222.6022