DUBLIN, Pa., April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Quantum Global Technologies, LLC (QuantumClean®), the leading global provider of validated high-purity outsourced process tool parts cleaning, surface treatment, refurbishment, analytical and engineering services to the semiconductor, solar and LED industries, today announced that it has hired Tim Burrows into the new position of Global Quality and Continuous Improvement Director.
Tim holds a BS in International Management from Arizona State University, is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, and has over three decades of operational experience in the Semiconductor Industry.
Tim worked at Air Products and Chemicals for 32 years in a variety of operational and quality roles of increasing responsibility, with his most recent role as Electronics Global Continuous Improvement Manager. Tim and his team implemented quality system improvements including integration of multiple sites under a single Quality Management System and ISO certificate. Key benefits of the effort included best practice proliferation, improved process performance, and ongoing continuous improvement through lean six sigma engineering within Air Products and with customers and suppliers.
"We are delighted to add Tim's significant expertise and experience to our management team," states Scott Nicholas, CEO and President of QuantumClean. "Tim is an integral part of our overall continuous improvement strategy of implementing six sigma production and quality techniques, as well as best industry practices throughout our global organization. Tim's efforts will further differentiate QuantumClean® from the competition."
QuantumClean® is the leading global provider of high-purity outsourced process tool parts cleaning and restoration services, tool part life extension and process tool part optimization solutions to the semiconductor wafer fabrication, OEM & OPM industries. Founded in 2000, QuantumClean® operates technologically innovative Advanced Technology Cleaning Centers® built on the premise of providing customers process improvement through consistently cleaner parts® that exceed industry standards, dramatically reducing our customers' total cost of ownership.
ChemTrace® is a recognized leading reference analytical testing laboratory primarily serving the semiconductor, solar and related industries by providing answers and solutions to its customers' micro- contamination related issues. Founded in 1993, ChemTrace® also provides independent analytical verification of process tool part cleaning effectiveness for many of QuantumClean's leading-edge semiconductor fab, OEM and OPM customers with critical cleaning requirements.
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