Online information source for semiconductor professionals

Order Focus: Akrion to ship GAMA wet stations to MEMS customers

06 July 2011 | By Mark Osborne | News > Wafer Processing

Popular articles

Oberai discusses Magma’s move into solar PV yield management space - 29 August 2008

‚??Velocity‚?? the new buzzword in Intel‚??s PQS annual awards - 12 April 2012

Applied Materials adds Jim Rogers to Board of Directors - 29 April 2008

TSMC honors suppliers at annual Supply Chain Management Forum - 03 December 2008

Sematech Litho Forum: Sematech mulling multi-beam mask writer effort - 12 May 2010

Akrion Systems is to ship GAMA wet stations to a range of MEMS-product based manufacturers this year worth over US$20 million. The company will ship GAMA wet stations to the Centre de Collaboration MiQro Innovation (C2MI) in Bromont Technoparc, Quebec, Canada and to major suppliers of MEMS devices in Europe and Southeast Asia.  

"Sales have been brisk for us this year. In particular, we have experienced a major increase in orders from MEMS customers,” noted Michael Ioannou, CEO and president of Akrion Systems. “New and repeat customers recognize the value we add with our extensive experience and process knowledge to help them find solutions to the many challenges associated with the manufacturing of advanced MEMS devices."

Akrion noted that its ‘i-Clean’ in situ processing, ‘ICE-1,’ chemical concentration control and the ‘DIO3,’ ozonated-water cleaning method which replaces sulfuric acid for organic removal applications were central technologies to its capabilities in the MEMS market.

Related articles

Tool Order: Akrion receives several batch immersion system orders - 18 June 2008

Private investment firm acquires Akrion - 21 October 2008

Equity firm Bayside Capital buys Akrion assets, plans major investment in company - 29 September 2008

Ioannou replaces Molinaro as President of Akrion Systems - 31 March 2009

Tool Order: Akrion ships 300mm ‚??Velocity‚?? system to Asia - 19 May 2011

Reader comments

No comments yet!

Post your comment

Name:
Email:
Please enter the word you see in the image below: