Companies / Markets

FUJIFILM Electronic Materials, U.S.A., Inc., a leading supplier of chemicals and advanced materials for the semiconductor industry with four manufacturing and R&D sites across the US, recently announced that it has completed its $88M expansion of its electronic materials facility in Mesa, Arizona. The added 80 000 sq. ft. to the existing facility includes five new buildings to expand Chemical Mechanical Polishing (CMP), high-purity solvents and process chemicals manufacturing capacity, warehousing, R&D and quality control laboratories, office space, and bulk chemical handling and storage.

 


Companies / Markets

Buhler Leybold Optics (Alzenau, Germany), a supplier of cutting-edge thin-film vacuum coaters and imec (Leuven, Belgium), a world-leading research and innovation center in nanoelectronics, have qualified Buhler’s HELIOS 800 tool to meet the stringent standards of the semiconductor industry and developed high performance filters for optical image sensors. The enhanced tool opens up many new applications that require a precise deposition of high-quality optical stacks at high manufacturing speed. The development is going to lead to a new generation of high-resolution low-cost hyperspectral imaging sensors.

 


Companies / Markets

Brewer Science, Inc. (Rolla, Missouri), a global leader in developing and manufacturing next-generation materials and processes for the microelectronics and optoelectronics industries, has recently expanded its analytical and application testing services to include stand-alone chemical, polymer, trace impurity, on-wafer & thin film characterisation testing services to customers – services the company has perfected through its processes for nearly four decades.

 


Products

E Ink (Billerica, Massachusetts), the originator, pioneer, and global commercial leader in digital paper technology, recently announced the launch of the latest generation of their Advanced Color ePaper (ACeP) platform, E Ink Gallery Plus. This next generation, full colour ePaper module, has a colour gamut ideally reaching 60 000, an improvement over the earlier generations. E Ink Gallery Plus targets indoor commercial signage for retail, restaurants, transportation and public information displays. The 28-inch and 25.3-inch displays are being used in the Smart Display Metro Digital Train of Taipei Metro.

 


Products

DuPont Microcircuit and Components Materials (MCM; Wilmington, Delaware) has announced the launch of 5881, a new Silver/Silver Chloride (Ag/AgCl) conductive ink/paste for healthcare applications.