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SEMI Europe Advocacy Partners

SEMI’s success lies on our members’ supports. Our advocacy partners are companies that support a competitive European industry and engage in a dialogue and cooperation with policy makers.
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Gold Partners

A world class test and handling equipment company, Advantest is a leading manufacturer of automatic test equipment (ATE) for the global semiconductor industry. For more than 60 years, Advantest has led the way in developing innovative semiconductor test and handling solutions to meet the requirements of new and advanced ICs. Its leading-edge products are integrated into some of the most demanding semiconductor engineering and production environments in the world. Advantest products and services have continuously ranked among the 10 best suppliers for 26 years, according to the VLSIresearch Customer Satisfaction Survey. www.advantest.de

Applied Materials, Inc. is the global leader in providing innovative equipment, services and software to enable the manufacture of advanced semiconductor, flat panel display and solar photovoltaic products. Our technologies help make innovations like smartphones, flat screen TVs and solar panels more affordable and accessible to consumers and businesses around the world.  www.appliedmaterials.com

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ASML's corporate headquarters is in Veldhoven, the Netherlands. Manufacturing sites and research and development facilities are located in Connecticut, California, Taiwan and the Netherlands. Technology development centers and training facilities are located in Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, Taiwan and the United States. Additionally, ASML provides optimal service to its customers in more than 55 locations in 16 countries.Founded in the Netherlands in 1984, the company is publicly traded on Euronext Amsterdam and NASDAQ under the symbol ASML.
ASML designs, develops, integrates, markets and services advanced systems used by customers - the major global semiconductor manufacturers - to create chips that power a wide array of electronic, communications and information technology products.With every generation, the complexity of producing integrated circuits with more functionality increases. Semiconductor manufacturers need partners that provide technology and complete process solutions. ASML is committed to providing customers with leading edge technology that is production-ready at the earliest possible date. ASML technology is supported by process solutions, enabling customers to gain and sustain a competitive edge in the marketplace. www.asml.com 

ASM is a leading global supplier of wafer processing equipment for semiconductor manufacturing. ASM's innovative technologies, such as ALD and PEALD, are being used by the most advanced logic, foundry and memory fabs, primarily for the deposition of thin films. A driver of innovation, ASM has established a leading position in the fast growing markets for ALD and PEALD equipment, as well as  for PECVD, epitaxy, and vertical furnace. www.asm.com

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DAS Environmental Expert is a leading environmental technology company that provides sustainable solutions for waste gas abatement and waste water treatment while minimizing resource usage. The family-owned, mid-sized business with headquarters in Dresden, Germany stands out with two decades of technology and market know-how. Our worldwide employees further develop this knowledge every day. Every one of them is an Expert in his or her own field. This enables us to offer products and services that set the highest international standards. That is what we want to express when we say “Environmental Expert”. www.das-europe.com 

Edwards is a leading manufacturer of sophisticated vacuum products and abatement systems and a leading provider of related value-added services for the manufacture of microelectronics devices, including silicon and compound semiconductors. Our innovative leading technology solutions are designed to maximize process uptime, yield and throughput, whilst striving to balance the often conflicting requirements of:  lower cost of ownership through reduction in consumables usage (electrical power, fuel gas, nitrogen and cooling water); reduced environmental emissions and safety compliance (noise, vibration, sub-fab particles, waste gas and waste water); extended product lifetimes and reduction in on-going service costs. www.edwardsvacuum.com 

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EV Group (EVG) is a leading supplier of equipment and process solutions for the manufacture of semiconductors, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), compound semiconductors, power devices, and nanotechnology devices. Key products include wafer bonding, thin-wafer processing, lithography/nanoimprint lithography (NIL) and metrology equipment, as well as photoresist coaters, cleaners and inspection systems. Founded in 1980, EV Group services and supports an elaborate network of global customers and partners all over the world. More information about EVG is available at www.EVGroup.com.

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FUJIFILM Electronic Materials (FFEM) is a leading supplier to the semiconductor IC market. Our product portfolio consists of the broadest line worldwide of photoresists, polymides, CMP, high purity chemicals, diffusion and CVD chemicals to the technologically demanding semiconductor manufacturers. 

Some eye catchers:
• High resolution state-of-the-art resists: EUV, 193nm dry, wet, NTD.
• Our low cure polyimides, a specialty coating used as a protective layer
  or "buffer coat".
• A full range of ultra-pure CVD and diffusion chemicals- A comprehensive range of
  specialty etchants, cleaners, removers and other ancillary products.
• The FUJIFILM Electronic Materials Color Mosaic® technology is a photosensitive-
  pigmented or dyed material incorporated in image sensors CMP slurries.

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Imec performs world-leading research in nanoelectronics. Since its foundation in 1984, imec plays a prominent role in driving future technology roadmaps and development in the semiconductor industry. Its global network of partners includes the leading IDMs, foundries, equipment and material suppliers, fabless and fablite companies. Imec leverages its scientific knowledge with the innovative power of its global partnerships in ICT, healthcare and energy. Imec delivers industry-relevant technology solutions. In a unique high-tech environment, its international top-talent of 2,100 people is committed to providing the building blocks for a better life in a sustainable environment. www.imec.be 

Lam Research Corporation is a trusted global supplier of wafer fabrication equipment and services to the worldwide semiconductor industry, offering market-leading solutions for thin film deposition, plasma etch, photoresist strip, and wafer cleaning. Through collaboration, continuous innovation, and delivering on commitments, Lam helps customers build smaller, faster, and more power-efficient electronic devices that drive the proliferation of technology into our everyday lives.  Headquartered in Fremont, California, the company maintains a network of facilities throughout Asia, Europe, and North America to meet the dynamic needs of its global customer base. www.lamresearch.com

LPE, since 1972 , is an international specialist in epitaxial technologies and reactors (silicon and SiC) for Power Management, Sensor and MEMS applications.
LPE mission is to provide Customers with leading edge equipment and process solutions for advanced and traditional discrete devices, new generation sensors, improving process performance, lowering environmental impact and manufacturing costs.
LPE offers from design to sale of turnkey systems, from installation to commissioning and after sale services through a worldwide organization, staffed with qualified personnel and adequate spare parts service.
LPE Customer - centric approach favors partnership relations to ensure Customers satisfaction.

Founded in 1923, Schneeberger is now one of the leading names when it comes to groundbreaking innovations in the field of linear technology. Linear bearings, profiled linear guideways, measuring systems, gear racks, slides, positioning systems and mineral casting are all part of Schneeberger’s product and manufacturing range. The company serves original equipment manufacturers operating in various industries worldwide – from solar technology and semiconductor technology to electrical engineering and medical engineering and more, every field is represented. Schneeberger’s distributors and exclusive epresentatives can be found in all major industrial nations around the world, thereby guaranteeing the best possible proximity to customers everywhere. www.schneeberger.com

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Semilab was established in 1990 in Budapest, Hungary as an academicspin-off company, and offered electrical characterization methods for thesemiconductor industry. Since then, the company has grown significantly.Its portfolio has expanded through own R&D efforts and strategic acquisitions, and now consists of more than 30 product lines, offering solutions from lab-scale to fully automated in-line metrology tools.
Semilab has also entered the solar market, and is now able to providenearly complete coverage of characterization and process control needs ofthe crystalline silicon PV manufacturing process. Semilab is now the most successful metrology company in Europe and is committed to creating a growing, successful semiconductor and PV industry in Europe
. www.semilab.hu

Siconnex is a global leading equipment manufacturer for the semiconductor and related industries.
Siconnex provides surface preparation equipment and processes, including WET BATCHSPRAY systems for the III-V semiconductor, MEMS, wireless, power, energy harvesting, WLP, data storage and logic industries.
Our technologies help to make innovations like smartphones, solar panels and power electronics more affordable and accessible to consumers and businesses around the world.
Siconnex systems are leading when an extremely small footprint, safety, full automation, high throughput and economical resource consumption is important. www.siconnex.com


SUSS MicroTec listed in Deutsche Börse AG’s Prime Standard is a leading supplier of equipment and process solutions for microstructuring in the semiconductor industry and related markets. In close cooperation with research institutes and industry partners SUSS MicroTec is contributing to the advancement of next-generation technologies such as 3D Integration and nanoimprint lithography as well as key processes for MEMS and LED manufacturing. With a global infrastructure for applications and service SUSS MicroTec supports more than 8,000 installed systems worldwide. SUSS MicroTec is headquartered in Garching near Munich, Germany. For more information, please visit: www.suss.com

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TEL: As a leading global supplier of semiconductor production  equipment, Tokyo Electron Limited (TEL) engages in development, manufacturing, and sales in a wide range of product fields. The company also leverages specialized technologies developed for the semiconductor production equipment market to engage in the area of flat panel display (FPD) production equipment. All of TEL's semiconductor and FPD production equipment product lines maintain high market shares in their respective global segments.
The company also leverages specialized technologies developed for the semiconductor production equipment market to engage in the areas of flat panel display (FPD) production equipment and Thin Film Silicon Photovoltaics. TEL provides outstanding products and services  to customers through a global network of approximately 90 locations in 15 countries in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. www.tel.com

Trymax Semiconductor BV and Trymax Semiconductor Equipment BV are privately held global semiconductor companies, founded in The Netherlands in 2003 and having it’s registered headquarters in Nijmegen. Our core business is to support semiconductor manufacturers throughout the world with innovative solutions for plasma based, photo resist removal and surface cleaning equipment as well as isotropic etch systems used in the fabrication of integrated circuits. The company continues its tradition of combining innovative technical leadership with expertise in systems and process design to provide the semiconductor, telecommunications, MEMS, data storage, and related industries with a wide range of plasma etching solutions. www.trymax.nl

Vistec Electron Beam GmbH: As a long-standing equipment supplier, Vistec Electron Beam GmbH is providing leading technology solutions for advanced electron-beam lithography. Based on the Variable Shaped Beam principle, the electron-beam lithography systems are mainly utilized for semiconductor applications and advanced research as silicon direct write, compound semiconductor, mask making as well as integrated optics and several new emerging markets. Among standardized and proven systems, Vistec Electron Beam also provides customized solutions according to special technology requirements. The company is located in Jena, Germany. In addition to its production facility in Germany, Vistec Electron Beam maintains service and support centers in Europe and Taiwan. www.vistec-semi.com


Silver Partners

AEPI is the economic development agency for Grenoble-Isere / France. The Grenoble area, smart valley in southeastern France, is one of Europe’s top centers in micronanoelectronics and derived applications, and home to major players and equipment suppliers such as STMicroelectronics, Soitec, Applied materials, Air Liquide, and many others. Working closely with Minatec-CEA-Leti as well as the industrial cluster Minalogic, AEPI provides complimentary information and services to companies exploring business opportunities. AEPI is a member of the local board of the Semi Europe Grenoble office.
AEPI is also a full partner in the European project Silicon Europe, promoting the collaboration between 5 major microelectronics clusters in Europe: Silicon Saxony (Dresden), High Tech NL(Netherlands), DSP Valley (Belgium), Me2C (Austria) and Minalogic (Grenoble).

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American Elements' catalog of more than 15,000 products makes it the world’s largest metals and chemicals company devoted exclusively to advanced materials for the laboratory field. Our dedication to the highest possible quality control and lot-to-lot consistency is equally matched by our goal to be at the forefront of creating a sustainable planet that continually moves towards improving the human experience for all mankind. www.americanelements.com

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The future belongs to those who achieve the most. Being faster, more capable and an idea ahead has made DB Schenker one of the world’s leading providers of integrated logistics services.

Our product range includes:

- Clean Room Logistics         - Warehouse Management
- Equipment Logistics            - Quality Assured/Certified Supply Chain
- Spare Parts Logistics           - Global Projects Support
- Downstream Solutions        - Fab Support & In-House Logistics
- Value Added Services         - Logistics for Finished Products/Supplies


FabMax provides innovative development and commercialization services for semiconductor and related process-based technologies and equipment. With a history and experience of more than 15 years of supporting customers with their development of new device technologies and equipment solutions we are able to provide wide range of customized and cost efficient solutions. www.fab-max.com

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Fries Research & Technology GmbH (FRT) offers a comprehensive range of metrological surface measuring systems for the non-destructive investigation of topography, profile, film thickness, roughness, abrasion and many other properties. More than 500 reputable international companies from the automotive, semiconductor, MEMS, optical, photovoltaic and many other industries equip their R&D and production departments with FRT metrology systems. FRT operates from Bergisch Gladbach, Germany and maintains subsidiaries in China, Switzerland and the United States. Additionally, FRT provides a distribution and service network in the USA, Asia and Europe. www.frt-gmbh.com

For more than 30 years, RECIF Technologies designs, manufactures, distributes and maintains robotic handling equipment dedicated to the semiconductor industry. RECIF Technologies is based in Blagnac (France) and owns two sales and service subsidiaries in Wappingers falls USA (NY upstate) and Hsin Chu in Taiwan, and is working closely with sales partners from all over the world.


Silicon Saxony is one of Europe‘s most successful trade association for the semiconductor, electronic, microsystems and software industries with 310 members at present. In order to create effective and efficient networks the association enables vibrant forums for its members and specialists. These work groups are an essential driving force in the development of new technologies and procedures, e. g. cyber-physical-systems based on high-quality microelectronics and software. With the objective of strengthening the sustainability of the business region as a location for information & communication technology (ICT) at both the national and international level, the association sees itself as a communication and cooperation platform for its members. The close cooperation that exists within the network promotes and stabilizes the economic development of the member companies and innovative power. Externally, Silicon Saxony e. V. makes a vital contribution to the active locational marketing as well as the creation of networks among European microelectronics venues.

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About the SEMI Europe Advocacy Program

SEMI Europe is committed to advocacy: we maintain an office
in Brussels and we regularly interact with decision-makers,
helping them to understand  what our members do, how the
semiconductor ecosystem can contribute to Europe’s global
competitiveness and what policies can help.


Join our program and enjoy the following benefits:

 •  Logo visibility in SEMI Europe Advocacy communications

 •  Invitation to 9th SEMI Brussels Forum and networking dinner
 •  Invitation to SEMICON Europa Executive Program 2015

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