Axcelis signs $30M fab tool management contract for chipmakers’ US sites

October 2, 2012 - Axcelis Technologies said it has signed a five-year $30M contract with "one of the world’s leading semiconductor manufacturers" to support its implant, cleaning, and thermal processing equipment at multiple fabs in the US.

Under the deal, the company will manage "a range of programs to enhance system productivity and capital efficiency, including all aspects of tool maintenance, spare parts and consumables management and reporting." The deal is part of Axcelis’ Global Support Solutions program, which is geared toward optimizing manufacturing performance throughout the fab cycle.

"This program is part of a growing industry trend to outsource management of manufacturing equipment, as customers strive to meet the demands of next generation chip production," stated Eric Paulik, VP of the global service solutions unit. "We’re pleased to be able to help this industry leader maximize the return on their equipment investment."

Visit the Semiconductors Channel of Solid State Technology, and sign up for our WaferNEWS e-newsletter!

POST A COMMENT

Easily post a comment below using your Linkedin, Twitter, Google or Facebook account. Comments won't automatically be posted to your social media accounts unless you select to share.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

NEW PRODUCTS

Dynaloy unveils safer cleaners
11/19/2014In response to evolving industry trends and customer preferences for products with better environmental, health, and safety (EHS) profiles, Dynaloy LLC is launching three...
Entegris' VaporSorb filter line protects advanced yield production
10/21/2014Entegris, Inc. today announced a new product for its VaporSorb line of airborne molecular contamination (AMC) filters. ...
Next-generation nanoimprint lithography technology
10/21/2014EV Group (EVG) today introduced its SmartNIL large-area nanoimprint lithography (NIL) process....