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Posted: Sep 04, 2008
Aviza Receives Multiple Orders From World's Leading Optoelectronics Manufacturer
(Nanowerk News) Aviza Technology, Inc., a supplier of advanced semiconductor capital equipment and process technologies for the global semiconductor industry and related markets, today announced that it has received multiple orders from one of the world's leading optoelectronics manufacturers. The customer will use the Delta i2L PECVD and Omega i2L etch systems to produce GaAs and InGaN-based LED devices, such as High Brightness LEDs (HB-LEDs), used in solid state lighting, mobile communications and automotive applications.
Market research firm Strategies Unlimited (Mountain View, CA) forecasts a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20 percent between 2007-2012 for the HB-LED market segment alone, with the market size reaching over $11.4 billion by 2012.
The Delta i2L and Omega i2L are cost effective, production-proven systems that have demonstrated high productivity results with increased uptimes, reliability and exceptional process stability. Aviza's Omega i2L system is the process tool of record (PTOR) for etch applications at this customer's facility.
"We are pleased that this customer selected multiple Aviza systems for their manufacturing requirements," said Kevin Crofton, Senior Vice President, Product Business Units of Aviza Technology, Inc. "Securing these system orders validates Aviza's ability to produce results that meet or exceed our customers' process specifications. Aviza's product offerings, technology process expertise and strong customer service are key reasons why customers choose Aviza as a preferred supplier for their current business and capacity expansion needs."
About Aviza Technology, Inc.
Aviza Technology, Inc. designs, manufactures, sells and supports advanced semiconductor capital equipment and process technologies for the global semiconductor industry and related markets. The company's systems are used in a variety of segments of the semiconductor market, such as advanced silicon for memory devices, advanced 3-D packaging and power integrated circuits for communications. Aviza is headquartered in Scotts Valley, Calif., with manufacturing, R&D, sales and customer support facilities located in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Taiwan, China, Japan, Korea, Singapore and Malaysia. Additional information about the company can be found at http://www.aviza.com.