Strong sales of ALD production clusters boost Picosun

ESPOO, Finland, 26th April, 2016 – Picosun Oy, the leading equipment and solutions provider for high end ALD (Atomic Layer Deposition) thin film coating technology, continues breaking sales records with its PICOPLATFORM™ production cluster tools.

Increasing sales of high volume PICOPLATFORM™ clusters to key industrial customers boosted the company’s 12-month rolling sales to 57 % growth, further accelerating the strong growth seen in 2015. Both batch and single wafer cluster tools are being installed in the leading semiconductor companies in the USA and Asia.

The main factors behind the continuous success of the PICOPLATFORM™ technology are low cost of ownership due to fast processing with multiple batch or single wafer ALD reactors in the same cluster tool, and easy maintenance with several support agreement options. Fully automated, SEMI S2 certified hardware solutions offer the leading process quality with record-low particle levels and excellent yield for up to 300 mm wafer size. The flexible, modular configuration of the cluster tools enables optimized production solutions tailored for every customer’s individual needs.

The strong sales promote substantial investments towards even stronger growth for Picosun. Best-in-class contract coating facilities, advanced service product portfolio, and expanding premises and worldwide locations affirm Picosun’s position as the ALD solutions provider of choice for the global microelectronics industries.

“We are proud of the success of our PICOPLATFORM™ technology. Fast, fully automatic batch processing ensures continuously new design wins with economical production and excellent end product quality. Customer satisfaction is everything to us. We are happy to witness how our dedication to ALD and our decades of ALD expertise now enable manufacturing in the most advanced semiconductor technology nodes,” states Mr. Juhana Kostamo, Managing Director of Picosun.

Picosun provides the most advanced ALD thin film coating technology to enable the industrial leap into the future, with high end production solutions and unmatched expertise in the field. Today, PICOSUN™ ALD equipment are in daily manufacturing use in numerous major industries around the world. Picosun is based in Finland, with subsidiaries in North America, China, Taiwan, Singapore, and Japan, and a world-wide sales and support network. For more information visit www.picosun.com.

Additional information:

Picosun Oy, Mr. Juhana Kostamo, Managing Director
Tietotie 3, FI-02150 Espoo, Finland
Tel. +358 50 321 1955; Fax. +358 20 722 7012;
e-mail: info@picosun.com
www.picosun.com

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