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AMD is a semiconductor design innovator leading the next era of vivid digital experiences with its ground-breaking AMD Fusion Accelerated Processing Units (APUs). AMD’s graphics and computing technologies power a variety of solutions including PCs, game consoles and the servers that drive the Internet and businesses.
For over a half century, Advantest has been designing innovative electronic measuring equipment and semiconductor test systems essential to the development and manufacture of advanced computer and telecommunications products.
Air Products and Chemicals supplies industrial gases, performance materials, equipment and technology. We are the world’s largest supplier of hydrogen and helium and have built leading global supply positions in growth markets such as semiconductor materials, refinery hydrogen, coal gasification, natural gas liquefaction, and advanced coatings and adhesives.
AIXTRON SE is a leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry. The Company's technology solutions are used by a diverse range of customers worldwide to build advanced components for electronic and opto-electronic applications (photonic) based on compound, silicon, or organic semiconductor materials and more recently carbon nanotubes, graphene and other nanomaterials.
Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR) is the pioneer of programmable logic solutions, enabling system and semiconductor companies to rapidly and cost effectively innovate, differentiate, and win in their markets. Altera offers FPGAs, SoC FPGAs, CPLDs, and ASICs in combination with software tools, intellectual property, embedded processors and customer support to provide high-value programmable solutions to over 13,000 customers worldwide.
Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) defines innovation and excellence in signal processing. ADI's analog, mixed-signal, and digital signal processing (DSP) integrated circuits (IC) play a fundamental role in converting, conditioning, and processing real-world phenomena such as light, sound, temperature, motion, and pressure into electrical signals to be used in a wide array of electronic equipment.
Applied Materials, Inc. is the global leader in providing innovative equipment, services and software to enable the manufacture of advanced semiconductor, flat panel display and solar photovoltaic products. Our technologies help make innovations like smartphones, flat screen TVs and solar panels more affordable and accessible to consumers and businesses around the world.
Applied Seals NA, Inc. offers a new generation of elastomeric sealing for semiconductor, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and solar industries. Manufactured by our sister company, Applied Seals in Taiwan, our proprietary semiconductor-grade Perfrez™ perfluoroelastomer compounds are the most advanced sealing compounds on the global market.
Araca, Inc. is a leading provider of unique, enabling and fully customized solutions to clients in the integrated circuit planarization and semiconductor polishing fields worldwide. Headquartered in Tucson (AZ) with offices in Mesa (AZ) and Mie (Japan), Araca, Inc. provides services in pad surface preparation and grooving, analytical and functional testing of consumables, 450 mm process physics and simulation as well as process and consumables co-development.
ASML is the world's leading provider of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry, manufacturing complex machines that are critical to the production of integrated circuits or microchips. Headquartered in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, ASML designs, develops, integrates, markets and services these advanced systems, which continue to help our customers—the major chipmakers—reduce the size and increase the functionality of microchips, and consumer electronic equipment.
Atotech is one of the world's leading suppliers of integrated production systems, chemistry, equipment, know-how and service for decorative and functional electroplating, semiconductor and printed circuit board manufacturing. Next to the core business units: GMF (General Metal Finishing) and Electronics (Printed Circuit Board Production), additional business units such as Electronics Materials and Wafer play an increasingly important role for the future growth of Atotech and its customers. Headquartered in Berlin, with locations in all important industrial regions of the world, Asia, the Americas and Europe, Atotech is a truly international company employing over 3,200 people in more than 35 countries.
AZ is a leading global producer of high quality, high purity speciality chemical materials to manufacturers of Integrated circuits and Flat panel displays. Our products enable the manufacture of ICs and FPDs that are integral to a wide variety of electronic devices and applications including computers, flat panel screen televisions, telecommunication devices, industrial and automotive applications and other customer and industrial products.
Cabot Microelectronics Corporation, headquartered in Aurora, Illinois, is the world's leading supplier of CMP polishing slurries and a growing CMP pad supplier to the semiconductor industry. The company's products play a critical role in the production of advanced semiconductor devices, enabling the manufacture of smaller, faster and more complex devices by its customers. The company's mission is to create value by developing reliable and innovative solutions, through close customer collaboration, that solve today's challenges and help enable tomorrow's technology.
centrotherm photovoltaics AG is the world's leading technology and equipment provider for the photovoltaics sector. With more than 30 years of experience and an extensive, proven technology platform on almost all levels of the photovoltaic value chain, the company sees itself as a pioneer in the industry. Our strengths include the development of new technologies and innovations and their implementation in modern production systems and efficient processes.
Cimetrix delivers innovative factory connectivity and equipment control software solutions for the semiconductor, photovoltaic, LED, and related electronics industries. Our industry-leading products focus on successful implementation of tool control and SEMI connectivity standards -SECS/GEM, GEM300, EDA/Interface A, and PV2 – and our customers include 100+ equipment suppliers to these industries. We understand the pressures companies are under and we tune our support and consulting to meet the needs of our customers who are working to meet stringent time and reliability requirements. We provide passionate customer support, training, and consulting—delivered by Cimetrix engineers with software expertise, industry domain knowledge, and proven processes—to ensure customers can control their own destiny.
The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) of the University at Albany-State University of New York (SUNY) is a global education, research, development and technology deployment resource dedicated to preparing the next generation of scientists and researchers in nanotechnology. By leveraging its resources in partnership with business and government, CNSE supports accelerated high technology education and commercialization, and seeks to create jobs and economic growth for nanotechnology-related industries.
Core Wafer Systems, Inc. (CWS) is the world leader in single-site and multi-site (parallel) accelerated and long-term reliability testing and analysis, and provides modular wafer-level and package-level solutions for current and emerging technologies. The company has offices in the U.S., Europe, Taiwan, Thailand and India.
DNS Electronics (DNSE) was established in 1987 in Sunnyvale California. DNSE is a sales, marketing, engineering and service organization responsible for operations in the US market for Dainippon Screen Manufacturing Company (Kyoto, Japan), a leading supplier of flat panel display and semiconductor equipment. Screen is currently involved in manufacturing production equipment in a variety of fields, including FPDs, semiconductors, printed circuit boards, and printing and prepress equipment such as thermal CtP recorders and on-demand printing systems.
Dow Electronic Materials, formerly Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials, is one of Dow Advanced Materials Division’s five core business groups. Dow Electronic Materials maintains leading positions and strong market share in every segment in which it operates, and is uniquely positioned in its ability to develop and deliver innovative products through its agile, independent business units: Semiconductor Technologies, Interconnect Technologies, Display Technologies, and Growth Technologies
Edwards is a leading global supplier of integrated solutions for the manufacture of semiconductors, flat panel displays, LEDs and solar cells and a leader in vacuum technology for industrial, pharmaceutical, chemical, scientific, process, glass coating and food packaging industries as well as a wide range of R&D applications. Edwards employs around 3000 people worldwide in the design, manufacture and support of high technology vacuum and exhaust management equipment. Edwards offers a wide range of other pumping technologies and related products, supported by an international sales and service organization.
Freescale is the global leader in embedded processing solutions, advancing the automotive, consumer, industrial and networking markets. From microprocessors and microcontrollers to sensors, analog ICs and connectivity – our technologies are the foundation to the innovations that make our world greener, safer, healthier and more connected.
Celebrating our 75th anniversary in 2009, Fujifilm is known as the world's largest photographic and imaging company. We are also innovating in medicine, highly functional materials, and many other high-tech areas.
GLOBALFOUNDRIES is the world's first full-service semiconductor foundry with a truly global manufacturing and technology footprint. Launched in March 2009 through a partnership between AMD and the Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC), GLOBALFOUNDRIES provides a unique combination of advanced technology, manufacturing excellence and global operations.
HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. The world’s largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure to solve customer problems..
As the leading supplier of innovative and indispensable high-tech products based upon its advanced optics technologies, Hoya is active in four fields of business: Electronics business makes mask blanks and photomasks for semiconductor devices and liquid crystal panels, and glass memory disks for hard disk drives.
IBM semiconductor technologies are designed to raise the bar on performance, power efficiency, integration and reliability for products that are becoming increasingly intelligent, interconnected and instrumented. Seize emerging opportunities and start building these smarter products today. IBM is ready to help at every level, with sustained process technology leadership enhanced by collaborative innovation; a comprehensive suite of custom silicon solutions; advanced semiconductor technology for the mobile internet — and beyond.
Infineon Technologies focuses on the three central challenges facing modern society—Energy Efficiency, Mobility and Security—and offers semiconductors and system solutions for automotive and industrial electronics and chip card and security applications. Infineon’s products stand out for their reliability, their quality excellence and their innovative and leading-edge technology in analog and mixed signal, RF and power as well as embedded control.
Inpria designs and synthesizes solution precursors for the deposition of high-performance inorganic thin films, addressing critical needs in device fabrication and patterning across multiple industries. Our core materials technology provides the unique ability to deposit from solution extremely smooth dense metal oxide films that are directly photopatternable. Working together with our global network of partners, we are committed to developing a new class of electronic materials for the semiconductor industry.
Intel is a world leader in computing innovation. The company designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world’s computing devices. Founded in 1968 to build semiconductor memory products, Intel introduced the world's first microprocessor in 1971. Intel's mission is to create and extend computing technology to connect and enrich the lives of every person on earth.
Intermolecular has pioneered a proprietary approach to accelerate research and development, innovation, and time-to-market for the semiconductor and clean energy industries. The approach consists of its proprietary High Productivity Combinatorial (HPCTM) platform, coupled with its multi-disciplinary team. Through Paid Collaborative Development programs (CDPs) with its customers, Intermolecular develops proprietary technology and intellectual property for its customers focused on advanced materials, processes, integration and device architectures.
Invensas Corporation™ is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tessera Technologies, Inc. based in San Jose, California. Among other areas, Invensas is focused on the development of cutting-edge enabling technologies in advanced semiconductor packaging for advanced mobility and storage products.
JSR Micro, Inc. is the US-based subsidiary of JSR Corporation that supplies high-performance materials to the world's leading manufacturers, laboratories and research facilities. With an uncompromising focus on quality, we supply the materials that make our customers' processes work—the same way, every time. With production facilities on three continents and a vast R&D program with fully equipped technical support centers, JSR Micro is firmly positioned to partner with its customers to continue to advance today's technologies and help create the breakthroughs of tomorrow.
KLA-Tencor Corporation, a leading provider of process control and yield management solutions, partners with customers around the world to develop state-of-the-art inspection and metrology technologies. These technologies serve the semiconductor, data storage, LED, photovoltaic, and other related nanoelectronics industries. With a portfolio of industry-standard products and a team of world-class engineers and scientists, the company has created superior solutions for its customers for over 35 years.
Kumho Petrochemical (KKPC) has strengthened its global leadership in the synthetic rubber industry via world’s largest capacity of SBR and BR. KKPC focuses on synthetic rubbers, synthetic resins, specialty chemicals, electronic materials, building materials and energy as its core business. KKPC has developed chemical businesses and expanded its presence worldwide to satisfy customers timely for last 41 years. KKPC will innovate itself constantly to provide the best petrochemical solutions and customer focused services as trusted partner.
Lintec is a leading Japanese manufacturer in the field of pressure-sensitive adhesive materials. We offer an extremely diverse range of products that includes adhesive papers and films for seals and labels, packaging tapes, construction materials, automotive products, tapes for use in semiconductor manufacture, optically functional films, and healthcare products.
LSI Corporation designs semiconductors and software that accelerate storage and networking in datacenters and mobile networks. Our technology is the intelligence critical to enhanced application performance, and is applied in solutions created in collaboration with our partners.
Macronix is a leading provider of innovative Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) semiconductor solutions. We are the largest worldwide manufacturer of ROM products, and also provide a wide range of advanced NOR Flash memories across various densities in the consumer, communication, computing, automotive and other applications.
MATHESON is a single source for industrial, medical, specialty and electronic gases, gas handling equipment, high performance purification systems, engineering and gas management services, and on-site gas generation with a mission to deliver innovative solutions for global customer requirements. MATHESON is the largest subsidiary of the Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation Group, the largest Japanese supplier of industrial gases and one of the five largest suppliers of industrial, specialty, and electronics gases in the world.
Micron is one of the world's leading semiconductor companies. Our DRAM, NAND and NOR Flash memory products are used in everything from computing, networking, and server applications, to mobile, embedded, consumer, automotive, and industrial designs. We're an innovator and industry leader, developing groundbreaking technologies that transform what's possible. We're also a partner with other manufacturers and enablers, making it easier for our customers to try new things and gain competitive advantages in their markets.
Morgan Advanced Materials is a global materials engineering company that offers a wide range of high specification engineered products with extraordinary properties. From an extensive range of advanced materials, Morgan Advanced Materials engineers components, assemblies and systems that deliver significantly enhanced performance for customers’ products or processes. Morgan Advanced Materials has a global presence with over 10,000 employees across 50 countries serving specialist markets in the energy, transport, healthcare, electronics, petrochemical and industrial sectors.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is a non-regulatory federal agency within the U.S. Department of Commerce. Founded in 1901, NIST's mission is to promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance economic security and improve our quality of life.
Nissan Chemical’s Semiconductor Materials business puts bottom anti-reflective coating (BARC), which is semiconductor material for use with semiconductor circuit formations, at the center of the enterprise and develops peripheral materials such as malti-layer process. With the miniaturization and higher-integration of semiconductors, the demand for BARCs and peripheral materials have exceedingly increased and led to the large scale expansion of operations. Our BARCs correspond various lines and uses, and have the largest market share in Asia.
NXP Semiconductors is a global semiconductor company with operations in more than 25 countries that provides high-performance mixed signal and standard product solutions that leverage its leading RF, analog, power management, interface, security and digital processing expertise. These innovations are used in a wide range of automotive, identification, wireless infrastructure, lighting, industrial, mobile, consumer and computing applications.
ON Semiconductor is a premier supplier of high-performance silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics. The company's broad portfolio of power and signal management, logic, discrete and custom devices helps customers efficiently solve their design challenges in automotive, communications, computing, consumer, industrial, LED lighting, medical, military/aerospace and power applications. ON Semiconductor operates a world-class, value-added supply chain and a network of manufacturing facilities, sales offices and design centers in key markets throughout North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific regions.
Pall Corporation is a filtration, separation and purification leader providing solutions to meet the critical fluid management needs of customers across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry. Pall works with customers to advance health, safety and environmentally responsible technologies. The company’s engineered products enable process and product innovation and minimize emissions and waste. Pall Corporatio is an S&P 500 company with almost 11,000 employees serving customers worldwide. Pall has been named a “top green company” by Newsweek magazine.
Panasonic Corporation is a worldwide leader in the development and manufacture of electronic products for a wide range of consumer, business, and industrial needs. Panasonic Semiconductor's commitment is the creation of advanced key devices and the ability to provide core solutions for digital networking. Our corporate vision is to assist clients in developing their high value-added businesses and help people achieve their goals, contributing to enhancing the quality of life around the world.
Poongsan has been a leading company for 45 years in non-ferrous metals and defense industry in Korea. The Semiconductor Equipment Business Division of Poongsan has been a pioneer in developing high-pressure annealing process (HPAP) and tool. This unique HPAP technology enables IC device manufactures to achieve greater electron mobility, reduced interfacial defects, and better transistor tuning abilities to meet 28 nm and 20 nm beyond technology requirements.
Qualcomm Incorporated is the world leader in 3G and next-generation mobile technologies. For more than 25 years, Qualcomm ideas and inventions have driven the evolution of digital communications, linking people everywhere more closely to information, entertainment and each other.
With a base of high-quality research and development, an advanced design development platform environment, and wide-ranging manufacturing technologies, Renesas Electronics provides competitive products in the areas of microcontrollers, system LSIs, plus analog and power devices. With the world's largest microcontroller market share as the driving force, we are expanding our system LSI business worldwide, to strengthen business and customer relationships in developing countries, and to expand our capabilities into new markets such as green solutions. As a reliable partner, we commit to providing highly competitive products and rapid, optimum solutions that cater to the needs of our customers worldwide.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies. Recognized for its industry-leading performance across a range of economic, environmental and social criteria, Samsung Electronics was named the world’s most sustainable technology company in the 2011 Dow Jones Sustainability Index.
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd., the Tokyo-based chemical company, is the world’s largest supplier of semiconductor materials, semiconductor silicon, PVC resin, synthetic quartz glass and methylcellulose and is a major producer of materials including silicones and rare earth magnet.
SK Hynix is the global leader in producing semiconductor, such as DRAM and NAND flash and System IC including CMOS Image Sensors. Since pilot production of Korea’s first 16Kb SRAM in 1984, SK Hynix consistently led the industry with smaller, faster and lower power semiconductor. As the second largest manufacturer of memory semiconductor, and as the largest DRAM provider in emerging markets such as China, SK Hynix is at the forefront of the IT industry.
Soitec is an international manufacturing company, a world leader in generating and manufacturing revolutionary semiconductor materials at the frontier of the most exciting energy and electronic challenges. Soitec’s products include substrates for microelectronics (most notably SOI: Silicon-on-Insulator) and concentrator photovoltaic systems (CPV). Applications include consumer and mobile electronics, microelectronics-driven IT, telecommunications, automotive electronics, lighting products and large scale solar power plants. Soitec has manufacturing plants and R&D centers in France, Singapore, Germany, and the U.S.
Founded in 1965 and headquartered in Horsham, Pennsylvania, Solid State Equipment LLC DBA SSEC, is a manufacturer of single wafer wet processing equipment for the semiconductor industry. Solid State Equipment maintains worldwide sales and technical service offices in Horsham, Pennsylvania; San Jose, California; Regensburg, Germany; Cramlington, England; Taiwan, R.O.C.; Shanghai, P.R.C; Woodlands, Singapore; Gyeonggi, R.O.K.; and Laguna, Philippines.
Spansion's technology is at the heart of electronics systems, powering everything from the internet of today to the smart grid of tomorrow, positively impacting people's daily lives at work and play. Spansion's broad Flash memory product portfolio, smart innovation and industry leading service and support are enabling customers to achieve greater efficiency and success in their target market.
STMicroelectronics is a global leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications with innovative semiconductor solutions. ST aims to be the undisputed leader in multimedia convergence and power applications leveraging its vast array of technologies, design expertise and combination of intellectual property portfolio, strategic partnerships and manufacturing strength.
As a general trading company operating in a variety of business fields, Sumitomo Corporation endeavors to reinforce and expand its operating base through a unique approach. We also strive to continuously improve both our customer service and the functions we offer by drawing upon the integrated corporate strength that is our advantage.
Texas Instruments Incorporated is one of the world's largest semiconductor companies. We provide innovative semiconductor technologies to help our customers create the world's most advanced electronics. Our analog, embedded processing and wireless technologies permeate daily life in many different ways, from digital communications and entertainment to medical services, automotive systems and wide-ranging applications in between.
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.
Tokyo Ohka Kogyo Co., Ltd is a leading manufacturer of photoresists, focusing on semiconductor photoresists and photoresist, ancillary chemical l, as well as LCD photoresists, dielectric materials, and processing equipment for semiconductors and LCDs. TOK, as it is commonly referred to in the industry, also has subsidiaries in the United States, Europe, and several Asian countries.
TriQuint Semiconductor designs, develops and manufactures advanced high-performance RF solutions with Gallium Arsenide (GaAs), Gallium Nitride (GaN), Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) and Bulk Acoustic Wave (BAW) technologies for customers worldwide. We are a leader in market diversity serving customers in mobile devices, 3G and 4G cellular base station, WLAN, WiMAX, GPS, defense and aerospace markets.
Established in 1987, TSMC is the world's first dedicated semiconductor foundry. As the founder and a leader of the dedicated IC foundry segment, TSMC has built its reputation by offering advanced and "More-than-Moore" wafer production processes and unparalleled manufacturing efficiency. From its inception, TSMC has consistently offered the foundry segment's leading technologies and TSMC COMPATIBLE® design services.
UMC is a leading global semiconductor foundry that provides advanced technology and manufacturing for applications spanning every major sector of the IC industry. UMC's robust foundry solutions allow chip designers to leverage the company's leading-edge processes, which include 28 nm poly-SiON and gate-last High-K/Metal Gate technology, mixed signal/RFCMOS, and a wide range of specialty technologies. The company employs over 13,000 people worldwide and has offices in Taiwan, Japan, China, Singapore, Europe, and the U.S.
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., a Fortune 1,000 Company listed on the NYSE (VSH), is one of the world's largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors (diodes, MOSFETs, and infrared optoelectronics) and passive electronic components (resistors, inductors, and capacitors). These components are used in virtually all types of electronic devices and equipment, in the industrial, computing, automotive, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, power supplies, and medical markets. Vishay's product innovations, successful acquisition strategy, and "one-stop shop" service have made it a global industry leader.
Winbond Electronics Corporation is a leading global supplier of semiconductor memory solutions, headquartered in Taichung, Taiwan. Winbond’s major products include specialty DRAM, mobile RAM, NOR Flash and graphics DRAM. Winbond has around 1,800 employees worldwide, with offices in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, and the USA.