Japan-based SCREEN Semiconductor Solutions, a manufacturer of semiconductor production equipment is partnering with Axcelis, a supplier of innovative, high-productivity solutions for the semiconductor industry located in Massachusetts, for distribution and support of Axcelis' complete Purion ion implant product line in Japan.
Under the agreement, the companies will establish a training and demonstration facility at SCREEN's Process Technology Center in Hikone, Japan, as well as initiate a technical collaboration focused on developing advanced process technology for emerging implant, thermal processing and wafer cleaning applications.
Mary Puma, president and CEO of Axcelis Technologies, said, "We're very pleased to announce our partnership with SCREEN Semiconductor Solutions, a company widely recognized for superior technology and customer satisfaction. It will enable us to bring our Purion product line to the Japan market, and provide us with strong opportunities for new customer penetrations and market share gains."
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