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SEMI Europe Advocacy Partners
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Advantest is the world leading supplier of automatic test equipment (ATE) to the semiconductor industry. As a global company Advantest offers total ATE solutions for every area of semiconductor test and operates R&D centers on 3 continents. Advantest’s test solutions and device handlers are integrated into the most advanced semiconductor production lines worldwide. Advantest serves a comprehensive customer base in Memory- and SOC-test. Advantest products and services rank among the 10 best companies continuously for 24 years according to VLSI research. www.advantest.de
Agileo Automation specializes in software services for semiconductor equipment manufacturers. Since 2004, Agileo Automation supports its customer from equipment design through customer acceptance for semiconductor equipment automation (process equipment, EFEM, wafer handlers, reticle handlers),
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ams develops and manufactures high performance analog semiconductors that solve its customers’ most challenging problems with innovative solutions.
ams’ products are aimed at applications which require extreme precision, accuracy, dynamic range, sensitivity, and ultra-low power consumption. ams’ product range includes sensors, sensor interfaces, power management ICs and wireless ICs for customers in the consumer, industrial, medical, mobile communications and automotive markets.
ams’ headquarters are in Unterpremstaetten near Graz, Austria. Key research and development facilities are based in Austria, in Plano, Texas (USA), a center of excellence in optical sensors, and in six other design centers worldwide. Employing around 1,300 people in over 20 countries, ams operates direct sales offices in all major regions of the world. www.ams.com
ASML's corporate headquarters is in Veldhoven, the Netherlands. Manufacturing sites and research and development facilities are located in Connecticut, California, Taiwan and the Netherlands. Technology development centers and training facilities are located in Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, Taiwan and the United States. Additionally, ASML provides optimal service to its customers in more than 55 locations in 16 countries.Founded in the Netherlands in 1984, the company is publicly traded on Euronext Amsterdam and NASDAQ under the symbol ASML.
DAS Environmental Expert is a leading environmental technology company that provides sustainable solutions for waste gas abatement and waste water treatment while minimizing resource usage. The family-owned, mid-sized business with headquarters in Dresden, Germany stands out with two decades of technology and market know-how. Our worldwide employees further develop this knowledge every day. Every one of them is an Expert in his or her own field. This enables us to offer products and services that set the highest international standards. That is what we want to express when we say “Environmental Expert”. www.das-europe.com
EV Group (EVG) is a leading supplier of equipment and process solutions for the manufacture of semiconductors, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), compound semiconductors, power devices, and nanotechnology devices. Key products include wafer bonding, thin-wafer processing, lithography/nanoimprint lithography (NIL) and metrology equipment, as well as photoresist coaters, cleaners and inspection systems. Founded in 1980, EV Group services and supports an elaborate network of global customers and partners all over the world. More information about EVG is available at. www.EVGroup.com
Fries Research & Technology GmbH (FRT) offers a comprehensive range of metrological surface measuring systems for the non-destructive investigation of topography, profile, film thickness, roughness, abrasion and many other properties. More than 500 reputable international companies from the automotive, semiconductor, MEMS, optical, photovoltaic and many other industries equip their R&D and production departments with FRT metrology systems. FRT operates from Bergisch Gladbach, Germany and maintains subsidiaries in China, Switzerland and the United States. Additionally, FRT provides a distribution and service network in the USA, Asia and Europe. www.frt-gmbh.com
FUJIFILM Electronic Materials (FFEM) is a leading supplier to the semiconductor IC market. Our product portfolio consists of the broadest line worldwide of photoresists, polymides, CMP, high purity chemicals, diffusion and CVD chemicals to the technologically demanding semiconductor manufactures.Some eye catchers:
- High resolution state-of-the-art resists: EUV, 193nm dry, wet, NTD.
Imec performs world-leading research in nanoelectronics. Since its foundation in 1984, imec plays a prominent role in driving future technology roadmaps and development in the semiconductor industry. Its global network of partners includes the leading IDMs, foundries, equipment and material suppliers, fabless and fablite companies. Imec leverages its scientific knowledge with the innovative power of its global partnerships in ICT, healthcare and energy. Imec delivers industry-relevant technology solutions. In a unique high-tech environment, its international top-talent of 2,000 people is committed to providing the building blocks for a better life in a sustainable environment. www.imec.be
Lam Research Corporation is a major supplier of wafer fabrication equipment and services to the global semiconductor industry. We are dedicated to the success of our customers by being the world-class provider of innovative productivity solutions. Lam’s recent merger with Novellus Systems has created a broad portfolio of complementary product capabilities that combines Lam’s leadership in plasma etch and single-wafer clean with Novellus’ leadership in thin film deposition and photoresist strip. Headquartered in Fremont, California, the Company maintains a network of facilities throughout Asia, North America, and Europe to meet the complex and changing needs of its global customer base. www.lamrc.com
Linde is a world leader in the supply of ultra-high purity gases and chemicals to the semiconductor and photovoltaics industries.In semiconductor we partner with industry leaders in memory, logic and foundry operations, while in PV we supply more than 17GW of manufacturing capacity worldwide, in both thin film and crystalline silicon technologies. Linde’s mission is to enable smarter, lower cost and more sustainable electronics manufacturing through innovative technologies and solutions. For example we are pioneers in the replacement of high Global Warming Potential (GWP) gases used in CVD chamber cleaning with zero GWP fluorine. www.linde-electronics.eu
LPE's production strategy concentrates on Si and Silicon Carbide EPI reactors dedicated to severe applications such as Schottky, Power Transistor, PowerMos, Rectifier, very thick epi layers for IGBT devices grown in a single process.
NANIUM is a world-class provider of semiconductor assembly, packaging and testengineering and manufacturing services, and a leader in 300mm wafer-levelpackaging (WLP). The company offers in-house capabilities for the entiredevelopment chain, from design to multiple packaging technologies, and theflexibility to tailor solutions that respond to the most specific and demandingcustomer requirements. The company is based near Porto, Portugal, and has anoffice in Dresden, Germany. www.nanium.com
Nanometrics is a leading provider of advanced, high-performance process control metrology and inspection systems used primarily in the fabrication of semiconductors, high-brightness LEDs, data storage devices and solar photovoltaics. Nanometrics’ automated and integrated systems address numerous process control applications, including critical dimension and film thickness measurement, device topography, defect inspection, overlay registration, and analysis of various other film properties such as optical, electrical and material characteristics. The company’s process control solutions are deployed throughout the fabrication process, from front-end-of-line substrate manufacturing, to high-volume production of semiconductors and other devices, to advanced wafer-scale packaging applications. Nanometrics’ systems enable device manufacturers to improve yields, increase productivity and lower their manufacturing costs. www.nanometrics.com
Oerlikon Systems focuses on production systems for advanced nanotechnology and semiconductor applications. The core competence of Oerlikon Systems in the thin-film coating technology enables solutions in the area of advanced nanotechnology for touch panels, photovoltaics, thermoelectric generators and energy storage, saving, conversion and transmission. Applications for the semiconductor market include advanced packaging, power devices, read/write heads for hard disks, LEDs and Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS). These solutions facilitate the production of chips, devices and components used in consumer electronics and various industrial sectors, including the information technology, telecommunications and automotive industries. www.oerlikon.com/systems
Semilab was established in 1990 in Budapest, Hungary as an academicspin-off company, and offered electrical characterization methods for thesemiconductor industry. Since then, the company has grown significantly.Its portfolio has expanded through own R&D efforts and strategicacquisitions, and now consists of more than 30 product lines, offeringsolutions from lab-scale to fully automated in-line metrology tools.
ST is a global leader in the semiconductor market serving customers across the spectrum of sense and power technologies and multimedia convergence applications. From energy management and savings to trust and data security, from healthcare and wellness to smart consumer devices, in the home, car and office, at work and at play, ST is found everywhere microelectronics make a positive and innovative contribution to people's life. By getting more from technology to get more from life, ST stands for life.augmented.
TEL: As a leading global supplier of semiconductor production equipment, Tokyo Electron Limited (TEL) engages in development, manufacturing, and sales in a wide range of product fields. The company also leverages specialized technologies developed for the semiconductor production equipment market to engage in the area of flat panel display (FPD) production equipment. All of TEL's semiconductor and FPD production equipment product lines maintain high market shares in their respective global segments.
Vistec Electron Beam GmbH: As a long-standing equipment supplier, Vistec Electron Beam GmbH isproviding leading technology solutions for advanced electron-beamlithography. Based on the Variable Shaped Beam principle, the electron-beamlithography systems are mainly utilized for semiconductor applications andadvanced research as silicon direct write, compound semiconductor, maskmaking as well as integrated optics and several new emerging markets. Amongstandardized and proven systems, Vistec Electron Beam also providescustomized solutions according to special technology requirements. The company is located in Jena, Germany. In addition to its productionfacility in Germany, Vistec Electron Beam maintains service and supportcenters in Europe and Taiwan. www.vistec-semi.com
Xycarb: For more than 30 years, Xycarb Ceramics has been a leading company providing a complete range of advanced technical consumable parts and complementary products and services for the Semiconductor,- LED,- and Solar processing industry. Xycarb Ceramics is specialized in consulting & engineering, part supply and repair. Xycarb Ceramics offers a complete range of products in quartz, ceramics and graphite. Our solutions are preferred and utilized by a worldwide range of top customers, in order to drive development and increase efficiency in production of advanced devices for the electronic, opto electronic and solar industry applications. These applications are derived from compound and silicon semiconductors, which are being used in diverse industries from lighting and display technology, to wireless, cell phone and automotive applications. Xycarb Ceramics is a division of the Schunk Group representing a 1 Billion dollor turnover via companies in 27 countries employing 7500 employees. Xycarb Ceramics international headquarters is located in Helmond, the Netherlands. Via our branches in Europe, Asia and USA plus cooperation with our strategic partners, Xycarb has been serving its global customers successfully for over three decades. www.xycarb.com
AEPI is the economic development agency for Grenoble-Isere / France. The Grenoble area, smart valley in southeastern France, is one of Europe’s top centers in micronanotechnologies and derived applications, and home to major players and equipment suppliers such as STMicroelectronics, Soitec, Applied materials, Air Liquide, and many others. Working closely with Minatec-CEA-Leti as well as the industrial cluster Minalogic, AEPI provides complimentary information and services to companies exploring business opportunities. AEPI is a member of the local board of the Semi Europe Grenoble office, located on the Minatec Campus.
ARCSIS is the trade association for the microelectronics and semiconductor activities in the Provence-Alps-Riviera (PACA) region, in France. It participates in assuring sustainability, full economic development and enhanced competitiveness of the regional microelectronics and communicating objects industry. Its 60 members include industries as well as research centers and universities. Since 2005, ARCSIS has managed a major collaborative research and development program: CIM PACA (PACA Integrated Microelectronics Center), which groups together the microelectronics community around three interconnected platforms: Design, Characterization and MicroPackS (Micropackaging and Security).
The CSVR “Center for Surface and Vacuum Research” is Russian state metrogical center that conducts the R&D in following areas:
The high-tech expertise of DB Schenker is built on the proven logistics capabilities dedicated to the semiconductor and solar industry. The gained know-how of special requirements needed, along with global logistics competence, help realize flexible logistics concepts in order to connect companies and markets within the semicon/solar industry: Collaboration between semicon/solar manufacturers, suppliers, their customers and their integrated logistics service providers generate innovative solutions for sustained market success.
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Digmesa is a Swiss Company developing and manufacturing low-flow liquid flow sensors for more than 25 years. Innovative, contactless measurement devices allow difficult tasks like monitoring and dosing of CMP-Slurries, photoresist or DI Water to be realized at the highest accuracy of measurement. No matter what the medium or application: Digmesa has an optimal solution for any problem that may be encountered in the domain of measuring small or very small quantities of liquids down to 1 ml/min. www.digmesa.com
|SemiLev is a private company founded in 2010 by a group of long standing successful entrepreneurs via spin off from a Germany based industrial engineering group and backed by strong financial institutions. SemiLev develops and markets leading edge wafer- and mask handling systems (Robots, Efems, Sorters) for the semiconductor- and neighbouring industries. Its technical solutions are based on a proprietary contactless technology which is completely free of wear, does not need any lubrication or cause any abrasion. Power and data transmission throughout the system are completely wireless. With its sophisticated motion control, SemiLev can handle critical substrates much faster, better dampened and milder. This is of particular importance e.g. to large and thin wafers. SemiLev’ customers receive a contamination free and easily teachable system with only little maintenance, high up time, and very low cost of ownership. With its equipment SemiLev contributes significantly to higher throughput and yield performance of a wafer fab. www.semilev.com|
Trymax Semiconductor BV and Trymax Semiconductor Equipment BV are privately held global semiconductor companies, founded in The Netherlands in 2003 and having it’s registered headquarters in Nijmegen. Our core business is to support semiconductor manufacturers throughout the world with innovative solutions for plasma based, photo resist removal and surface cleaning equipment as well as isotropic etch systems used in the fabrication of integrated circuits. The company continues its tradition of combining innovative technical leadership with expertise in systems and process design to provide the semiconductor, telecommunications, MEMS, data storage, and related industries with a wide range of plasma etching solutions. www.trymax.nl
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