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Posted: Aug 27, 2008

Picosun Oy and EURIS open European Sales Network for Atomic Layer Deposition Systems

(Nanowerk News) Leading Atomic Layer Deposition systems manufacturer Picosun Oy, Finland and EURIS Sarl, a leading European semiconductor equipment distribution company have entered into co-operation in distributing Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) systems and equipment in Germany, France, UK and Ireland.
"Europe is one of three key markets for Picosun's highly successful line of SUNALE™ ALD process tools. We already have a number of first tier customers in various countries in Europe, but co-operation with EURIS will multiply our presence in Germany, France, UK and Ireland," says Picosun's Managing Director Juhana Kostamo.
"Our policy of working together with the best in every field of our activities is strengthened through EURIS' becoming part of the global network of Picosun Partners," Kostamo says.
"Nanotechnology is going to transform every area of technology and science. Germany, France, UK and Ireland are at the forefront of micro-, and nanotechnology, both in research and industrial applications," states Guy Salabert, President of EURIS.
"EURIS is very pleased to distribute the systems and equipment of Picosun, a clear leader in ALD technology. We trust the high quality manufacturing standards of the equipment, and praise superior ALD process knowledge behind Picosun's success. We forecast a strong mutual success for this co-operation," Guy Salabert says.
EURIS is a leading European semiconductor equipment distribution company with sales and services support in Germany, France, UK and Ireland.
Picosun is an international ALD equipment manufacturer with world-wide sales and service organization. Picosun develops and manufactures Atomic Layer Deposition reactors for micro- and nanotechnology applications. Picosun represents continuity to over three decades of ALD reactor manufacturing in Finland. Picosun provides its customers with versatile, reliable and user-friendly ALD process tools, which offer unique scalability from research to production. Picosun is based in Espoo, Finland and has its US headquarters in Detroit, Michigan. SUNALE™ ALD process tools are installed in various universities, research institutes and companies across Europe, USA and Asia. Dr Tuomo Suntola, inventor of ALD technology, is Member of the Board of Directors of Picosun. World's most experienced ALD reactor designer Sven Lindfors is Picosun´s Chief Technology Officer and one of the founders of the company. Picosun Oy is a part of Stephen Industries Inc Oy.
For further information please contact:

Picosun Oy

Mr. Juhana Kostamo

Tietotie 3

FI-02150 Espoo, Finland

Tel. +358 50 321 1955

Fax. +358 20 722 7012


Mr. Guy Salabert

52, Rue de Corporat

Centr'Alp Ouest, F-38430 Moirans, France

Tel. +4 75 35 07 07

Fax. +4 76 35 07 47

Source: Picosun (press release)
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