July 19, 2004 – Semicon West attendees have chosen the winners of Solid State Technology‘s 2nd Annual Attendees’ Choice Award competition. The winners include Applied Materials Inc., Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions, KLA-Tencor, Multiprobe, and Feinfocus.
Solid State Technology invited Semicon West attendees to vote on the best products they saw at the trade show, which took place from July 12 to 14 at San Francisco’s Moscone Convention Center and from July 14 to 16 at the San Jose Convention Center.
There are three categories of awards, which were given BOTH in San Francisco — The Wafer Processing Products — and in San Jose — The Final Manufacturing Products.
The companies and products are:
San Francisco’s Wafer Processing Section:
Most Innovative Product: Applied Materials Inc. PDC Group’s SEMVision G2 FIB analyzer
Best Solution to a Problem: Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions’ HH2016 particle counter
Best Cost-of-Ownership: KLA-Tencor Optical Metrology Div.’s SpectraCD 100 system
San Jose’s Final Manufacturing Section:
Most Innovative Product and Best Solution to a Problem: Multiprobe’s Multiscan Atomic Force Probe (AFP)
Best Cost-of-Ownership: Feinfocus’ WBI-FOX inspection system
Ballots were available in the Attendees’ Choice Awards Directory. Companies with a product listing in the directory appeared on the ballot; there was also a space included for write-in votes.