Plasma-Therm Scores High Rankings in VLSIresearch Survey for 13th Consecutive Year
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Press release date: June 5, 2012
St. Petersburg, Florida - Plasma-Therm, a global supplier of plasma process equipment, is proud to announce it was voted by VLSIresearch's 2012 Customer Satisfaction Survey as one of the world's best semiconductor equipment suppliers. This distinction is given to the top performers in this semiconductor segment and is based on being voted one of 10 BEST Focused Suppliers of Chip Making Equipment and one of THE BEST Small Suppliers of Wafer Processing Equipment. Plasma-Therm also distinguished itself by being ranked 1st in Etch & Clean Equipment.
The recent VLSIresearch survey, a benchmark for measuring Customer Satisfaction in the semiconductor equipment sector, found that "Plasma-Therm moved up five slots to the 3rd position with a rating of 8.18. Customers applauded this etch & clean supplier as the highest in commitment of all Focused Suppliers as well as tying in spares support."
"We are pleased that our continuous efforts and dedication to customer satisfaction and equipment performance are recognized in this prestigious survey by those that are most important - our customers" observed Rich Gauldin, Director of Customer Focus at Plasma-Therm. He continued, "Every year we strive to improve our ratings and being acknowledged each of the last 13 years as being among the very best semiconductor equipment providers is motivating."
Established in 1974, Plasma-Therm is a U.S. manufacturer of advanced plasma processing equipment focusing on research and development systems to high volume production in specialty semiconductor markets including solid state lighting, power, data storage, renewable energy, MEMS, nanotechnology, photonics and wireless communication. They offer leading etching and deposition technologies and solutions for these markets. Sales and service locations throughout North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific meet the diverse needs of Plasma-Therm's global customer base. Please visit www.plasmatherm.com for more information.
VLSIresearch is the leading provider of market research and economic analysis on the technical, business, and economic aspects within nanotechnology and related industries. The company is known for its unparalleled accuracy, innovation in market research, and its sharply focused insight into the rapidly changing landscape of the industries covered. Its databases on manufacturing are used throughout the industry, and by government. VLSIresearch's primary databases and reports cover the semiconductor, flat panel display, PV cell and module manufacturing industries, and the market for critical subsystems and components within these and associated high technology industries. VLSIresearch was founded in 1976.