Akrion Systems Expands Management Team

Dr. Mehran Asdigha Joins as Vice President of Engineering

Mar 09, 2011, 09:46 ET from Akrion Systems LLC

ALLENTOWN, Pa., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Akrion Systems LLC ("Akrion Systems"), a supplier of advanced surface preparation processes and equipment for microelectronics and solar device manufacturers announced today that Dr. Mehran Asdigha has joined the management team as Vice President of Engineering.  

Dr. Asdigha was most recently Sr. Vice President of Engineering at BlueShift Technologies, Inc., a provider of automation hardware and software for the semiconductor industry. He has also served in technical and management positions at PRI, Axcelis Technologies, and Brooks Automation. He has multiple patents and specializes in the design and development of advanced electromechanical systems and controls. Dr. Asdigha received his BSME degree from Michigan State University and his MSME and Ph.D. from Tufts University.

Akrion Systems' President and CEO, Michael Ioannou, said, "We are pleased to welcome Dr. Asdigha to our organization.  Akrion Systems has many development programs in progress and even more in the planning stage and Mehran is well qualified to lead those efforts."

About Akrion Systems

Akrion Systems provides advanced surface preparation process solutions and systems, including single-wafer and batch-immersion cleaning tools for the microelectronic, display and photovoltaic industries. Akrion Systems' customers produce a diverse range of products, including solar cells, integrated circuits for DRAM, Flash, Logic and MEMS as well as new and reclaimed semiconductor wafers, flat panel displays, and photomasks. Company headquarters in Allentown, Pennsylvania includes a class-1 clean room for process development and an ISO 9001:2000 compliant production facility. For further information, please visit the Akrion Systems web site: http://www.akrionsystems.com.

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