Atotech Inaugurates a New Functional Electronic Coatings R&D TechCenter in Singapore
On October 5, 2011 Atotech celebrated the Grand Opening of its new R&D TechCenter for Functional Electronic Coatings in Singapore. Around 100 guests took part to the inauguration. Among those, Xavier Baraton (Director of Packaging and Automation, STMicroelectronics) and YF Yap (R&D Manager at Dyancraft Industries) also took the floor at the introductory technical session and discussed with Atotech's management on the latest improvements in leadframe packages' reliability. A guided tour of the facility introduced all participants to the capabilities of the TechCenter and officially concluded this important event.
The new FEC R&D TechCenter in Singapore is the latest addition to Atotech's continuously growing network of TechCenters, operating worldwide. Dedicated to serve the IC / Leadframe industry, the new TechCenter is equipped with a rack pilot line for pretreatment, overflow cells for high-speed Sn and Ni plating, a Jet Plater Microlab for spot plating and a MoldPrep / AgPrep line for sampling and testing of adhesion promoters on copper, silver and nickel.
A wide range of advanced analytical equipment is also available, providing routine analysis as well as sophisticated investigations on customer samples.
With annual sales of € 779 million, Atotech is one of the world's leading manufacturers of processes and equipment for the printed circuit board industry and the decorative and functional surface finishing industry. Committed to sustainability, Atotech develops technologies that minimize waste and reduce environmental impact. Atotech is headquartered in Berlin, Germany and employs around 3,300 people in more than 40 countries.
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