President and CEO Mary Puma, commented, "We're excited to be a part of this important growing market, and to foster new opportunities for the Purion platform. In 2017, Korea is forecasted to be a top spender in semiconductor fab equipment, as they support the demand for the burgeoning IoT, data storage and image sensor markets. The Purion platform is setting the new standard for ion implantation, and offers them significant advantages in precision technology and manufacturing capabilities."
Axcelis (Nasdaq: ACLS), headquartered in Beverly, Mass., has been providing innovative, high-productivity solutions for the semiconductor industry for over 35 years. Axcelis is dedicated to developing enabling process applications through the design, manufacture and complete life cycle support of ion implantation systems, one of the most critical and enabling steps in the IC manufacturing process. Learn more about Axcelis at www.axcelis.com.
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