450mm Facilities & Infrastructure

EVOLUTION of the silicon wafer

As the Facilities 450mm Consortium members look to enable scaleable technology, independent of wafer size, it is important to remember how the semiconductor industry reached this point and what are the economic factors that drive such an evolution.

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WORLD’S LEADING nanoelectronic facility companies

At the core of the Facilities 450mm Consortium are its members. The consortium comprises many of the world’s leading nanoelectronics facility companies, including Air Liquide, Busch, CH2M, CS CLEAN SOLUTIONS, Edwards, M+W Group, Pfeiffer Vacuum, Ovivo and Swagelok.

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MEMBERS our organization’s pillars

The Facilities 450mm Consortium (F450C) is a first-of-its-kind partnership at SUNY Poly’s Albany site that is leading the global effort to design and build next-generation 450mm computer chip fabrication facilities.

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SEMICON China connects you to the world’s fastest-growing and most dynamic microelectronics market, and gives you the platform to showcase your products, technologies, and brand in front of the most qualified audience of industry professionals in China. Location Shanghai, China Dates 3/15 - 3/17/2016 Links http://www.semiconchina.org/

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F450C – 450mm Facilities & Infrastructure

The workplace environment is one of the most important things that influence optimism and help you to achieve your business objectives. A lackluster, opaque, and messy workplace creates confusion and delirium in our minds. Hence, it is important to maintain a certain level of quality at our office.

With the improving technology, there are a number of electronic gadgets, devices, and equipment that have streamlined the otherwise, manual operations. Now you have state-of-the-art air conditioners, humidifiers, and climate control systems that help you to maintain a healthy environment at your workplace. Besides, with the increase in smart systems, one can really transform their office into a hi-tech place where everything gets done with just a click of the button.

Business companies and conglomerates equip their offices with hi-tech gadgets to stay ahead of their competition. Likewise, many small companies have followed the trend and incorporated modern electronics to streamline their thought processes and brainstorming activities.

Automated equipment is not only efficient, but it also decreases the overall costs and improves the working environment of an office. Intrinsically, a smart office is a workplace that incorporates hi-tech equipment to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the employees. A plethora of mobile apps, wireless sensors, and beacons have allowed the employees to complete hectic tasks in a matter of minutes, providing them more time to focus and innovate new things.

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