Silicon Valley specialty foundry Noel Technologies names Joe Medeiros Director of Reclaim Noel Technologies, a Silicon Valley specialty foundry offering process development and substrate fabrication, has added semiconductor industry veteran Joe Medeiros to its growing management staff. Medeiros will manage and direct all aspects of Noel’s silicon wafer reclaim processing, including lapping, strip/etch, polishing, final cleans and metrology to ensure quality and productivity and to optimize process and yields. Late last year, Noel added 450mm wafer capability for specific wet processes, etches, and wafer cleaning and will now develop processes for prime test and reclaim wafers for the 450mm wafer size. Medeiros brings to Noel over 25 years of silicon manufacturing experience in engineering, process development, applications, production and quality control. Most recently he was Director of Operations & Engineering at WRS Materials in San Jose, CA. His previous experience includes management positions at Nano Green Technology, KLA-Tencor and Exsil/Pure Silicon. Noel Technologies, Inc. is a Silicon Valley based foundry focused on process development, optimization, quality and delivery. An ISO 9001 registered facility, Noel Technologies offers process development and fabrication up to 300mm and several services for 450mm.