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Manufacturers of equipment for chip making and testing

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Equipment used in the chip making industry:

This also includes providers of testing services.

Advanpro Corporation
4205 White Bear Pkwy.
St. Paul, MN 55110
tel: +1-651-287-1540
fax: +1-651-407-0348
Advanpro Corporation designs and markets value-engineered service parts to IC* manufacturing facilities worldwide.

Applied Materials
Applied Materials, Inc.
3303 Scott Boulevard, M/S 1414
Santa Clara, CA 95054, USA
tel: +1-408-563-1373
fax: +1-408-563-5213 - ???
Applied Materials is a manufacturer of semiconductor fabrication equipment.
A Fortune 500 global growth company and the world's largest supplier of wafer fabrication systems, processes and services to the global semiconductor industry.
Main chip-related products: Dielectric Etch, Metal Etch and Silicon Etch products.

ASC International
ASC International
3979 Co. Rd. 116
Hamel, MN 55340
tel: +1-763-478-6200
tel: +1-888-478-2912
fax: +1-763-478-6206 General
ASC International helps manufacturers worldwide improve their production yield and profits. Using our portfolio of optical-based measurement systems, process control tools and production equipment, we work closely with our customers to develop and implement yield improvement strategies that work... guaranteed.



American Tech Manufactuing
322 Oak Lane
Glenolden, PA 19036
tel: +1-610-4614100
fax: +1-610-5833469
We design and build equipment for the inspection of assembled chips. We provide equipment for lead inspection, mark inspection. We also provide equipment for lead correction after inspection.

Bid and Brokerage
Bid and Brokerage, Inc.
We resell pre-owned semiconductor fab and test equipment.

Capovani Brothers
Capovani Brothers Inc.
Equipment for Science and Industry
tel: +1-518-346-8347
fax: +1-518-381-9578
Buys and sells equipment related to the semiconductor industry.

Chempharm Industries India Ltd.,
001B, Yogeshwar Apartments,
18, Nutan Bharat Society, Alkapuri
Vadodara - 390 005
tel: +91-265-350244
tel: +91-265-305501
fax: +91-265-350244 General Search engine
'Total solution provider in clean room technology'.
The range of products and services includes:
Turnkey contracts for Clean Rooms Design, supply, testing and commissioning of clean rooms of class 10, 100, 1000. Clean air tent, ventilation systems, etc.
Clean room equipment Laminar air flow benches, pass boxes, fume hoods, air showers, air curtains, etc.
Clean room accessories Clean room garments in dacron and antistatic fabrics, tacky mats, gloves, etc. Clean room tapes, wipes, etc.
Filters for clean room and other filters Pre, fine and HEPA filters for clean rooms and ventilation systems. Also, filters, filtration systems and strainers for air, liquid and gas applications.
Clean room validation Validation of clean rooms for class check, particle count and leakage tests as per FED Std 209D.

Chess Laser Systems
Chess Laser Systems
Unit 7 North Heath Industrial Estate
tel: +44-1403-249-888
fax: +44-1403-249-555 General
Laser Marking systems designed for high volume production laser marking of IC* devices.
The PL200 Topmark Tray from Chess Laser Systems is a high-speed tray to tray marking system that was launched at Semicon West 2000. We have combined the excellence of the Rofin Sinar range of IC* semiconductor markers with the quality of the Chess handling systems to form the perfect handling solution.
We also have a wide range of general equipment available, from PCB Handlers to livestock tag markers, as well as IC* testing, inspection and programming equipment.

EPNO Far East
66, Tannery Lane #04-03
Sindo Building, 347805
tel: +65-844-5560
fax: +65-747-3913
Leading-edge technologies supplier for semiconductor precision engineering and equipments, with emphasis on fast delivery, superior quality, competitive pricing and total commitment to customer.

FASTech Integration, Inc.
55 Old Bedford Road
Lincoln, MA 01773
tel: +1-781-259-3131
fax: +1-781-259-3188
FASTech provides a fully integrated Manufacturing Execution System (MES) software solution from shop floor control to equipment automation. From FACTORYworks and CELLworks for MES, cell and station control to STATIONworks and Xsite for equipment automation and maintenance, our software provides the lowest cost of ownership to semiconductor and related manufacturers.

Fullman Company
5711 S. W. Hood
Portland, OR* 97201, USA
tel: +1-503-224-5200
fax: +1-503-224-8521 General Nice overview of how chips are produced
Process piping and mechanical systems contractor specializing in work for the semiconductor industry.
From its roots as a family owned business started in 1906, Fullman Company has become one of the leaders in the mechanical contracting industry.
Growing from a one-man, one-truck plumbing operation into a full service mechanical contractor, Fullman Company has divisions for high-tech facilities, design-build, major mechanical, light commercial and plumbing and HVAC maintenance.
Since starting our Advanced Technology Division in 1985, our scope has broadened from regional to international. To support this operation, Fullman Company maintains one of the industry's largest pool of specialty welding and analytical equipment, mobile cleanroom facilities and tubing, fitting and valve inventories. In addition to our Class 100 and 1000 mobile cleanrooms, our Class 10 cleanroom shop is available to fabricate high-purity system components which must be assembled in an ultra-clean environment.

Garuda Microelectronics
627 W 23rd Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia (BC), V5Z 2A5, Canada
tel: +1-604-874-0875
fax: +1-604-871-3040
QMC-3 Low-cost (<US$ 25,000) analog integrated-circuit tester. Basic DC accuracy 0.015%, AC and timing capability, modular system, custom configurable.
Consulting house which specializes in made-to-order low-cost IC* testing solutions.

Automatic test equipment

Gold Technologies
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Gold Technologies, Inc.
870 Walsh Avenue
Santa Clara, CA 95050
tel: +1-408-567-9831
tel: +1-408-567-9457
fax: +1-408-564-9833
Custom test interface manufacturer for the electronics industry.

Henry Butcher
Henry Butcher
High Holborn 50/51
London, WC1V 6EG
tel: +44-1803-667512 - UK
tel: +44-20-7405-8411 - UK
fax: +44-20-7405-9772 - UK
tel: +1-613-768-2078 - USA
International disposal of semiconductor manufacturing equipment.

Hitachi Kokusai
See Kokusai

H.T. Quartz
2363 Verna Court
San Leandro CA, 94577
tel: +1-510-614-9900
fax: +1-510-614-9981
HTQ is specialized in complex glass blowing production and quality fabrication of intricate and exclusive quartzware for semiconductor industries and scientific research.

IBM - Surplus equipment

Integrated Measurement Systems
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Integrated Measurement Systems manufactures and markets mixed-signal and digital testers for ICs and other devices.
Integrated Measurement Systems is the world leader in engineering Test Stations and Virtual Test Software tools for the validation and characterization of ICs and electronic systems.

Ironwood Electronics, Inc
990 Lone Oak Road
Eagan MN 55121
tel: +1-651-905-7919
tel: +1-800-404-0204 - Sales/Technical Support
fax: +1-651-452-8400 General Technical data
Ironwood Electronics offers the most comprehensive test and prototype adaptor line in the industry. A fully knowledgeable staff of electrical, mechanical, and software engineers is available to answer your questions on standard catalog items as we design custom solutions with latest in high density interconnect technology.
Advanced design tools for simulation, 3D solid modeling, and PCB CAD* are utilized to design products of superior mechanical and electrical integrity. We have extensive experience with test and system integration of all package types from SOIC's, QFP, PLCC, BGA, and more.
(Owned by The Kizer Group)
13080 Three Oaks Drive
White City, OR* 97503
tel: +1-541-830-0260
fax: +1-541-830-0261
Marking machines for marking small parts such as electronics components using ink and common printing dies by offset and direct printing methods.
Specializing in economical marking solutions for small parts.
It's not finished until it's marked.
Using offset or direct printing method, mark on all sorts of surfaces whether flat, curved or irregular... even recessed or near obstacles such as pins.

Jon Goldman Associates
2237 N. Batavia
Orange, CA 92865
tel: +1-714-283-5889
fax: +1-714-283-2884
Process management software for semiconductor manufacturing equipment.
Data capture for diffusion furnaces, CMP equipment, CVD equipment. Host interface, recipe verification, SPC trends, and more.

Kokusai Semiconductor Equipment Corporation
Hitachi Kokusai Electric, Inc.
P'S Higashi-Nakano
3-14-20 Higashi Nakano
Nakano-ku, Tokyo 164-8511
tel: +81-333-65-9190
fax: +81-333-65-9119 USA Japan
Designs, manufactures, installs and maintains vertical and horizontal diffusion and low-pressure chemical vapor deposition furnaces as well as rapid thermal processing equipment. For over three decades, Kokusai has been recognized as a pioneer in the field of thermal processing technology. Kokusai's furnaces are found in the majority of semiconductor fabrication facilities around the world. The world's leading integrated circuit manufacturers turn to Kokusai for new and innovative solutions to improve fabrication cycle time and productivity while also maintaining superior quality.

L.O.T. - Oriel
L.O.T. - Oriel Ltd
1 Mole Business Park
Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 7AU
tel: +44-1372-378822
fax: +44-1372-375353 General
Distributor within the UK and Ireland of semiconductor instruments, specifically SPM, AFM, ellipso meters, nanoindentors and wafer dicing.
Our products cover all stages of the semiconductor manufacturing process, from wafer deposition to final inspection and test and are equally applicable for online processing, quality control and research. By combining the best instruments in each field with our extensive range of environmental isolation and motion control products, we can offer fully integrated, turnkey solutions to a wide range of production and research applicants.
We are part of the L.O.T. Group, which was founded in 1970 and is based in Darmstadt, Germany. It has subsidiaries throught Europe and employs technical specialists - scientists and engineers, who will fully understand your applications and provide the most appropriate and cost effective solution for your requirements.

L.V. Service Enterprise
L.V. Service Enterprise
1875 Laurinda Drive
San Jose, CA 95124, USA
tel: +1-408-559-8993
fax: +1-408-559-6008
Semiconductor Equipment.
Specializing in Canon PLA* Mask Aligners.
One of the best Proximity/Contact Aligners available.
Over 18 years experience in the industry.
Fast growing company specializing in Canon PLA* 500, 501& 600 Mask Aligners, Providing high quality full service, remanufacturing of entire systems and sub-assemblies, Servicing of equipment and Technician training.

Markem Corporation
150 Congress Street
Keene, NH 03431
tel: +1-603-352-1130
fax: +1-603-357-1835
Laser marking systems for semicondutors, circuit boards, memory devices, logic devices, wafers, and other electronics products.

Microcosm, Inc.
9140 Guilford Road, Suite O
Columbia, MD 21046
tel: +1-301-725-2775
fax: +1-301-725-2941
They make microscopes

Plasma & Materials & Technologies, Inc.
9255 Deering Ave.
Chatsworth, CA 91311, USA
tel: +1-818-886-8000
fax: +1-818-886-8098
High Density Plasma (HDP) Etch Equipment for the fabrication of semiconductor integrated circuits. Single module and cluster tools mounted with the M0RI200 HDP source.
Founded in 1985.
  • Founders: Greg Campbell & Robert Conn
  • President & CEO: Greg Campbell
  • VP & COO: Jim Marshall

PR Hoffman
PR Hoffman Machine Products
1517 Commerce Avenue
Carlisle, PA, 17013
tel: +1-717-243-9900
fax: +1-717-243-4542
fax: +1-800-776-3830 - Toll Free (US/Can) General About Corporate news Search engine
PR Hoffman Machine Products has been a leader in equipment and supplies for the semiconductor, optics and laser, quartz, electronics, ceramics, metalworking and medical industries since 1938.
Our broad range of double-sided planetary lapping and polishing machines includes the 4800 Series which are widely used in the manufacture of silicon wafers from 75 - 200 mm (& low volume 300 mm). These machines are recognized for their accuracy in thickness (tol to: .00001") and flatness (< 1 µm) as well as for their durability (over 20 years of field proven service).

Pulse Systems Enterprise
Semiconductor Division
Manila, Philippines
tel: +?-63-2-823-7285 - Ken Ellett II
Serving the semiconductor industry. Marketing semiconductor equipment and consumable items to local electronics/IC* manufacturers. If you are interested in representation here in the Philippines or have questions on the Philippine semiconductor industry please e-mail.

Sagitta Ltd.
P.O.B 3519
Ramat-Gan 52136
tel: +972-3-7514601
fax: +972-3-7514607
Startup company. Manufacturer of polishing machine for semiconductor industry.

Has an automatic test equipment division.

SEMATECH Corporate Communications
tel: +1-512-356-3118
SEMATECH (SEmiconductor MAnufacturing TECHnology) is a non-profit technology development consortium of U.S. semiconductor manufacturers formed in 1987 and based in Austin, Texas.
International SEMATECH is a wholly-owned subsidiary of SEMATECH that began operations in April 1998 and it's the world's premier consortium, developing advanced semiconductor manufacturing processes, materials, and equipment for our member companies.

Semi Supply
Semi Supply Inc.
5637 La Ribera Street Unit A
Livermore, CA 94550
tel: +1-925-371-1500
fax: +1-925-371-5244 General FTP
Semi Supply buys, sells and rebuilds semiconductor manufacturing and testing equipment, specializing in Symtek, MCT and Aseco handlers. Semi Supply can buy any surplus item or locate and piece of equipment that you may need.

Source Electronics Corporation
Source Electronics Corporation
26 Clinton Drive
Hollis, NH 03049
tel: +1-800-227-2909
tel: +1-603-595-2906
fax: +1-603-595-0068 General FTP
Value-added service provider for integrated circuits for the electronics industry. Services include; Programming, marking, testing, lead scanning, taping and reeling, materials management and PC Card (PCMCIA) solutions.

Tektronix General Measurement Division Same

Automatic IC* test equipment (i.e. testers for mixed-signal and digital devices) that is used by a lot of chip manufacturers and by device qualification and incoming inspection departments of big customers too.
Teradyne testers are not priced too low - if you ask them for prices, you'll probably get an answer that ends with "... millions". They own a pretty big part of the ATE market, though.

Test Spectrum, Inc.
Test Spectrum, Inc.
501 S. Congress
Austin, TX 78704
tel: +1-512-472-6750
fax: +1-512-472-6760 General
Test Spectrum, Inc. specializes in semiconductor test solutions, including test software development,PCB design, and custom software application development.

Texas Instruments
111 Forbes Boulevard
Mansfield, MA 02048
tel: 508 236-5388
tel: 508 236-5202
fax: 508 236-5339
fax: 508 236-5200 General
Burn-in Test Sockets. TI creates custom-engineered and core testing solutions for the semiconductor industry to ensure quality, boost yield, and increase productivity. TI has an extensive portfolio of existing burn-in test sockets and is leading the industry with CSP and Rambus technology solutions, servicing the memory, microprocessor, ASIC, and logic businesses.

Tiffany Associates
14 Allenwood Lane
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-2913
tel: +1-714-831-5298
tel: +1-800-835-2650
fax: +1-714-831-7913 - Randy Tiffany
Putting buyers and sellers of previously owned semiconductor manufacturing and testing systems together.

Transfer Systems, Inc.
1055 Elkton Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
tel: +1-719-5932924
fax: +1-719-5932928
We are a major designer and producer of Automation Systems, specifically designed for use in the Wet Processes of Wafer Semiconductor Fabrication and Manufacturing, as well as related product lines.
Flat Panel Display, CD-ROM, Magnetic recording heads and Ink Jet Printer heads.
We offer low cost, high reliability systems.
We currently have over 650 systems in more than 55 fab houses, world-wide.
We're the ones others try to copy!

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