"In addition to immediately increasing market share in the semiconductor sector, this strategic transaction adds tremendous expertise in the area of clean material handling and transport to minimize the detrimental effects of airborne molecular contamination (AMC). Clean storage and transportation of materials is becoming ever more critical in enabling IC makers to achieve yield targets at and below 20nm device generations. The combination of expertise and technology from DMS combined with our own internal capabilities give us a substantial resource that will help us develop the best products for technology challenges that are on the horizon," continued Dr. Schwartz.
DMS generated approximately
Brooks is a leading worldwide provider of automation and cryogenic solutions for multiple markets including semiconductor manufacturing and life sciences. Our technologies, engineering competencies and global service capabilities provide customers speed to market, and ensure high uptime and rapid response, which equate to superior value in their mission-critical controlled environments. Since 1978, we have been a leading partner to the global semiconductor manufacturing market and through product development initiatives and strategic business acquisitions; we have expanded our reach to meet the needs of customers in the life sciences industry, analytical & research markets and clean energy solutions. Brooks is headquartered in
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