About SCIS

About SCIS

SCIS represents companies that produce, package and/or distribute components, instruments, or subsystems. SCIS provides a forum that fosters discussion and aligns stakeholders on pre-competitive industry-critical issues.  The objectives of SCIS are the following:

  • Establish a framework that will enable industry partners to define:
    • Measurable defects for different components specific to intended process applications
    • Standardized test methods to measure the defects
    • Consistent methods for reporting the results
  • Implement an industry standard parts traceability process
    • Define standardized formats and protocols
    • Facilitate communication among suppliers, OEMs, and IDMs.
    • Enable efficient problem diagnosis and resolution

SCIS Special Interest Group

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Paul Trio at ptrio@semi.org


  1. To facilitate collective efforts on issues related to the components, instruments and sub-systems that the members feel are more effectively or efficiently undertaken as an association than as individual companies, among which are:
  2. To acquire market information and statistics about member activities as defined in B above.
  3. To achieve better representation in regard to legislation and lobbying efforts concerning the semiconductor industry.
  4. To promote customer awareness of the technical, regulatory, and business issues facing the components, instruments and sub-systems suppliers in meeting the semiconductor industry expectations in product quality and value.
  5. To promote cooperative efforts between the Components, Instruments and Sub-systems (CIS) Special Interest Group members and other SEMI member companies to solve common problems and eliminate duplication of resources.
  6. To promote awareness in the SEMI organization of the expectations of the Components, Instruments and Sub-systems (CIS) Special Interest Group members.
  7. To promote participation in the standards group and to promote user awareness about SEMI standards.
  8. To be involved in planning and/or sponsoring activities for SEMI exhibits, seminars and other events connected with the industry.
  9. To receive SEMI support for meetings with industry leaders to discuss future trends and needs.
  10. To create open forums to discuss issues such as safety and environmental, supply chain dynamics, product quality, intellectual property, roadmaps, etc.