Applied to close implant tool biz

Taylor, Colleen
February 2007
Electronic News;2/19/2007, Vol. 53 Issue 8, p26
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plan of Applied Materials Inc. to stop future development of beamline implant products for semiconductor manufacturing and close the operation of its Horsham, England-based Applied Implant Technologies group. The firm stated that it will continue to provide tools to meet customers' capacity requirements through its Applied Global Services group. According to president and chief executive officer (CEO) Mike Splinter, the closure is due to the changes in the industry.


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