ALBANY, N.Y. and BILLERICA, Mass., July 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Entegris, Inc. (Nasdaq:ENTG) announced that its handling and shipping products for the safe, reliable transport and processing of 450mm wafers were selected by the Global 450mm Consortium (G450C), headquartered at SUNY's College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) in Albany, New York, for use in the development of 450mm wafer technology.
Bill Shaner, vice president and general manager for Entegris' Microenvironments Division, said: "As the industry pioneer in wafer shipping and wafer processing products, it was important for Entegris to collaborate with G450C, which is leading the global transition to 450mm wafer technology, to provide early solutions for transporting these larger wafers. Our 450mm development efforts, which began in 2007, have resulted in innovative and differentiated technology that will serve the needs of the industry's leading companies as they ramp up 450mm operations."About G450C The G450C is a public-private partnership program comprised of New York State (CNSE), Intel, TSMC, Samsung, IBM and GLOBALFOUNDRIES that develops cost-effective test wafer fabrication infrastructure, equipment prototypes and high-volume tools to enable a coordinated industry transition to 450mm wafers. The program uses the capabilities established at CNSE for joint development activities and support of a comprehensive industry ecosystem. Additional information can be found at www.g450c.org. About Entegris Entegris is a leading provider of a wide range of products for purifying, protecting and transporting critical materials used in processing and manufacturing in the semiconductor and other high-tech industries. Entegris is ISO 9001 certified and has manufacturing, customer service and/or research facilities in the United States, China, France, Germany, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. Additional information can be found at www.entegris.com. The photo is also available at Newscom, www.newscom.com, and via AP PhotoExpress.
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