BEVERLY, Mass., Sept. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Axcelis Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACLS), a leading supplier of enabling ion implantation solutions for the semiconductor industry, announced that it has received an order for the Purion XE™ high energy implanter from a leading semiconductor manufacturer in the European region. The system will be used to support R&D activities as well as a capacity expansion for the production of power devices for automotive, IoT and image sensor markets. The system is scheduled to ship in the third quarter.
Executive Vice President, Customer Operations John Aldeborgh, said, "We are very pleased about this new opportunity for the Purion XE high energy implanter, and look forward to supporting this customer's ramp in manufacturing capacity and development of next generation device technology. The system's wide energy range, high beam currents and low levels of contamination provide industry leading productivity, exceptional manufacturing flexibility and device yields, making it ideal for high volume production and R&D."
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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