Jim Dauwalter and David Miller Join SEMI North America Advisory Board


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Jim Dauwalter and David Miller Join SEMI North America Advisory Board

SAN JOSE, Calif., January 25, 2005 -- SEMI announced that Entegris Chief Executive Officer James E. Dauwalter and DuPont Electronic Technologies Vice President and General Manager David B. Miller have been appointed to the SEMI North America Advisory Board (NAAB). The advisory board is chartered to provide input to the president of SEMI North America concerning the regional activities of the global industry association.

The advisory board is comprised of 16 industry leaders from semiconductor equipment and materials companies with operations in North America. The mission of the NAAB is to strengthen the financial, market, and technology performance of SEMI member companies through programs, influence on the device community, and impact on public policy. Miller will serve on the Public Policy subcommittee. Dauwalter will serve on the Communications and Membership subcommittee.

"David Miller and Jim Dauwalter each have extensive industry experience and a thoughtful perspective about the issues that influence semiconductor equipment and materials companies operating in North America," said Vicki Hadfield, president of SEMI North America. "We are fortunate and pleased to have their involvement on our regional advisory board."

DuPont Electronic Technologies is a unit of the DuPont Company consisting of nine businesses dedicated to the electronics industry.

Entegris is the materials integrity management company, with global operations based out of the Twin Cities in Minnesota.

SEMI is a global industry association serving companies that develop and provide manufacturing technology, materials and services to make semiconductors, flat panel displays (FPDs), micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) and related microelectronics. SEMI maintains offices in Austin, Beijing, Brussels, Hsinchu, Moscow, San Jose (Calif.), Seoul, Singapore, Tokyo, Shanghai and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit SEMI at www.semi.org.

ASSOCIATION CONTACTS:

Jonathan Davis/SEMI
Tel: 408.943.6937
Email: jdavis@semi.org