The second-best performer was index component Brooks Automation Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS), a life sciences and semiconductor fab
automation provider, after closing on the $675 million sale of its semi cryogenic pump business, which had been delayed by European regulators.
(NASDAQ: BRKS) has agreed to acquire Switzerland-based semiconductor fab
automation equipment provider Tec-Sem Group AG, the company said.
Brooks Automation announced that it has executed a definitive agreement to acquire Tec-Sem Group AG, a provider of semiconductor fab
automation equipment with a focus on reticle management.
"A semiconductor fab
is an extremely complex project and is dependent on three critical factors - capital, technology, and government support.
"A semiconductor fab
is an extremely complex project and is dependent on three critical factors -- capital, technology, and government support.
Robots can be problematic in a semiconductor fab
, where the floors are typically perforated so that particles don't backstream and contaminate wafers.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-April 4, 2017-Telit marks 100th connected 300mm semiconductor fab
5 Number of carmakers earning "positive" rating for autonomous vehicle efforts Source: Lux Research $300 billion Market forecast in 2026 for single-board computers Source: IDTechEx 19 Number of fabs and lines forecast to begin construction in 2016 and 2017 1.5% Semiconductor fab
equipment spending growth forecast for 2016 13% Semiconductor fab
equipment spending growth forecast for 2017 Source: SEMI > 20 Average days of vacation taken by full-time American employees in 2000 16.2 Average days of vacation taken by full-time American employees in 2015 Source: Project: Time Off
Offset printing could slash state-of-the-art semiconductor fab
costs from billions to under $100 million, he added.
The minister added that some departments were awaiting the tender process for setting up a semiconductor fab
which is not practical in the case of high- tech projects especially those being set up for strategic reasons.
Because the iOne-N19 is fanless and keeps particulates from circulating, it can be used in clean room environments such as semiconductor fab