SPTS Technologies opens new office in Korea SPTS Technologies, a supplier of advanced wafer processing solutions for the global semiconductor industry and related markets today announced the opening of a new office in Korea. The new SPTS Korea office is situated in Pangyo and will be the central base of operations for sales, field process and engineering staff. The new facility will also carry essential and critical spares inventory to support SPTS’ system installed base. “We are very excited to be announcing the opening of our new office,” said Rutgers Chow, vice president of field operations in Asia at SPTS. “Our sales and service teams have been working closely with Korean customers for many years, and the growing demand for our products created a need to expand our operations. We will continue to add more resources and technical expertise into the area as our installed base grows.” With a strong and growing customer base across Asia, SPTS has a long-established presence in the region, including offices in Taiwan, Singapore, China, Japan and Malaysia. SPTS Technologies designs, manufactures, sells, and supports etch, PVD, CVD and thermal wafer processing solutions for the MEMS, advanced packaging, LEDs, high speed RF on GaAs, and power management device markets. With manufacturing facilities in Newport, Wales, Allentown, Pennsylvania, and San Jose, California, the company operates across 19 countries in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific.