Posted: December 1, 2008

Cambridge NanoTech Adds Hightec Systems as Key Japanese Distribution Partner

(Nanowerk News) Cambridge NanoTech, a leader in Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) science and equipment for research and industry, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Hightec Systems Corporation of Yokohama, Japan to sell and service its full line of ALD equipment in Japan. Cambridge NanoTech currently has several ALD systems installed at leading universities, research centers and corporations across Japan. Through its partnership with Hightec Systems, Cambridge NanoTech is now even better positioned to expand its presence in key Japanese markets.
“Cambridge NanoTech is pleased to partner with Hightec Systems and its highly skilled team,” said Ray Ritter, chief operations officer for Cambridge NanoTech. “We see tremendous growth opportunities for ALD systems in Japan, particularly in semiconductor memory, flat panel displays, solar panels and microelectromechanical systems (MEMS). With extensive experience and excellent customer relationships within all of these markets, Hightec Systems is a natural fit as Cambridge NanoTech’s Japanese distribution partner.”
“Cambridge NanoTech is well known in Japan for its ALD expertise and outstanding customer and technical support,” said Sekiguchi Nobuyuki, general manager of the Semiconductor Division at Hightec Systems. “We are confident that together Cambridge NanoTech and Hightec Systems can advance ALD in Japan by working closely with leading researchers and collaborating to satisfy future production needs.”
About Cambridge NanoTech
Cambridge NanoTech focuses on simplifying the science of atomic layer deposition for customers worldwide — from universities to the largest corporations — by delivering comprehensive services and versatile, turnkey systems that are accessible, affordable and accurate to the atomic scale. Cambridge NanoTech, founded in 2003, grew directly out of Gordon Lab at Harvard University, one of the foremost ALD research groups in the world. Learn more at
About Hightec Systems Corporation
Hightec Systems has been serving the needs of semiconductor and flat panel display (FPD) customers for more than 15 years. In addition to selling and servicing equipment for semiconductor and FPD markets, Hightec Systems offers training and consulting services to help existing customers improve their yield. Hightec Systems was founded in 1991 and has offices in Japan, Taiwan and Korea.
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Source: Cambridge NanoTech (press release)
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