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SUMCO offers silicon wafer fab in Ohio for sale

08 April 2010 | By Mark Osborne | News > Cleanroom

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SUMCO wafer fab near Cincinnati, OhioFollowing in the footsteps of Komatsu Group, which successfully sold a redundant semiconductor wafer fab to SolarWorld, SUMCO Phoenix is now offering its wafer fab facility near Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A to the solar industry.  The 70,000 square foot cleanroom (Class 100) is housed in a 200,000 square foot building on a 100 acre site that can accommodate future growth. ATREG, a division of Colliers International has won the contract to sell the facility on behalf of SUMCO.

"SUMCO's Ohio plant has advanced infrastructure, including exceptional water/sewer capacity and dual-source power supply," stated Doug Barrett, Senior Vice President and Director of ATREG. "We will seek out alternative advanced-technology users, including solar, defense and battery manufacturers, datacenters and others that would benefit from SUMCO's highly advanced infrastructure."

"The well-trained, highly motivated workforce provides potential buyers with a significant head start to quickly and easily come to market," said Mark Dobbins, Senior Vice President of human resources and general affairs for SUMCO.

According to SUMCO, the facility has undergone recent expansion and comprehensive modernization.


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