Semi, PV, LED, FPD: Each sector has special reqs

July 19, 2011 — Matthew Taylor became CEO of Edwards about one year ago. He speaks about the business and the industry’s ramp up over 2010-2011.

2010 was a record year for Edwards, with another half-year record so far in 2011. Margins and delivery times are improving, and new products are entering the market.

Each market in which Edwards is a supplier — semiconductors, flat panel, photovoltaics, LEDs, has its own cycles and technology requirements. Semiconductor remains the largest sector for Edwards, but flat panel display (FPD) and photovoltaics manufacturing are growth areas. Edwards uses a core architecture then specializes it to meet the needs of each sector. AMOLED and latest-gen flat panel display manufacturing present gas delivery/vacuum challenges, which Edwards has found to be exciting and evolving.

Edwards received the 2011 SEMICON West Sustainable Technology Award. The EZENITH integrated vacuum and abatement system was selected by a panel of industry experts, demonstrating the product

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