Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
We design, manufacture, market and globally support semiconductor wafer processing equipment used in the fabrication of integrated circuits (ICs or chips). We are a key supplier of dry strip, rapid thermal processing ("RTP") and etch equipment to the global semiconductor industry. Our manufacturing equipment utilizes innovative technology to deliver advanced processing capabilities and high productivity for the fabrication of current and next-generation ICs. In 2012, we expanded our positions in etch and thermal in foundry, maintained our broad strip base, and continued to transition from productivity-driven into more technology-driven markets. Our thermal products portfolio includes conventional RTP equipment and millisecond anneal equipment that have demonstrated significant device performance improvements at various foundry and logic customer sites. ... More ...