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SEMICON: 3M opens CMP pad plant in Taiwan and expands capacity in Singapore

13 July 2011 | By Mark Osborne | News > Critical Components

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3M has completed a major expansion of production capacity at its CMP pad conditioner plant in Woodlands, Singapore, which began earlier this year. To meet demand, 3M has also opened of a new pad conditioner manufacturing plant in YangMei, Taiwan, making the company the only pad conditioner manufacturer with operations in three global locations, which also include the US.

“We increased our capacity in Singapore earlier this year and our Taiwan factory is ready for high volume production,” said Charles Gould, global marketing development manager for 3M. “With multiple manufacturing locations, we offer the semiconductor industry a very strong continuity plan for supplying 3M Pad Conditioners.”

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