DUBLIN, Pa., Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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 it has acquired the Advent Cleaning Technology, Inc. (Advent) semiconductor parts cleaning business located in Carrollton, Texas.
The acquisition of Advent enhances QuantumClean's regional cleaning capabilities and adds quartz fabrication and repair to QuantumClean's already extensive portfolio of semiconductor parts refurbishment services.
"We are pleased to acquire Advent Cleaning Technology, long-recognized in the industry for their strong customer orientation and quality focus. Advent is a perfect fit with QuantumClean's strategy to continually increase its value to its semiconductor wafer fabrication, OEM and OPM customers through the offering of greater capabilities and convenience," reports Scott Nicholas, CEO & President of Quantum Global Technologies, LLC.
"With the Advent acquisition, QuantumClean now operates fifteen Advanced Technology Cleaning Centers® and three world class ChemTrace® microcontamination analytical laboratories in seven countries employing nearly 1,000 employees dedicated to providing the industry's most technologically advanced high-purity semiconductor parts cleaning and analytical services," Nicholas continued.
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. With fifteen Advanced Technology Cleaning Centers® located in seven countries, QuantumClean provides unsurpassed cleaning capability and convenience worldwide.
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 which have critical cleaning requirements.