Volume 95 Issue 29 | p. 15 | Concentrates
Issue Date: July 17, 2017

Chemical makers invest in chip materials

At Semicon trade show, wafer cleaning and next-generation circuitry draw attention
Department: Business
Keywords: Electronic materials, photoresists, lithography, directed self-assembly

During Semicon West, a trade show for semiconductor manufacturing materials and equipment held in San Francisco July 11–13, multiple chemical makers announced deals or investments intended to serve makers of advanced computer chips.

High-end cleaning was the subject of two announcements. Versum Materials said it will pay $13 million to acquire Dynaloy, an Eastman Chemical business that supplies formulated cleaning products to semiconductor makers. Versum, which is Air Products’ former electronic materials business, says Dynaloy . . .

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