Plasma-Therm® is a leading provider of advanced plasma processing equipment. Plasma-Therm systems perform critical process steps in the fabrication of integrated circuits, micro-mechanical devices, solar power cells, lighting, and components of products from computers and home electronics to military systems and satellites. Specifically, Plasma-Therm systems employ innovative technology to etch and deposit thin films. The company's Mask Etcher® series for photomask production has exceeded technology roadmap milestones for more than 15 years. Its new MicroDieSingulator™ systems bring the precision and speed of plasma dicing to chip-packaging applications. Manufacturers, academic and governmental institutions depend on Plasma-Therm equipment, designed with “lab-to-fab” flexibility to meet the requirements of both R&D and volume production. Plasma-Therm's products have been adopted globally and have earned their reputation for value, reliability, and world-class support. Plasma-Therm’s status as a preferred supplier of plasma process equipment has been recognized with 16 consecutive VLSIresearch industry awards, including #1 rankings for customer satisfaction in the last two years.