BEVERLY, Mass., Nov. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Axcelis Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACLS), a leading supplier of enabling ion implantation solutions for the semiconductor industry, announced that it has received another follow on order for the Purion XE™ high energy implanter from a foundry in China. The system will be used to support the continued capacity expansion for the production of specialty devices for IoT markets. The system is scheduled to ship in the fourth quarter.
Executive Vice President, Customer Operations John Aldeborgh, said, "We are pleased to expand our Purion XE installed base and support this customer as they ramp their manufacturing capacity. The Connected World is driving significant growth in the IoT market, and creating a robust market opportunity for the Purion XE product line."
The Company recently introduced several high energy product line extensions, including the Purion EXE and VXE, to provide customers with the capability to perform ultra-high energy implants. The applications for these implants continue to expand in the specialty device market. All systems are available in both 200 and 300mm configurations.
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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