© Linde Group Electronics Production | September 25, 2017
Linde LienHwa invests in local production
Linde LienHwa, a member of The Linde Group and a supplier of gases and chemicals to the electronics industry, continues to invest in local Taiwanese production of electronic special gases (ESGs).
C4F8 purification at Taichung Harbor An etching gas, C4F8 enables semiconductor manufacturers to cut chip patterns and also create the conduits through which several chips can be electrically connected. In addition, C4F8 is used to clean production chambers in predominantly older-sized semiconductor tools. HCDS at Guanyin The transfill process involves repackaging material into specialised stainless steel vessels while improving the purity and validating the quality. This Linde LienHwa investment is sized to serve both Taiwan and customers throughout Asia. HCDS is used for depositing silicon compounds at very low process temperatures, which is important for making nanoscale electrical insulators in memory and logic processor chips. “By investing in material processing in Taiwan, we are significantly reducing the supply chain risk and increasing material availability for our customers,” notes Alex Tong, President of Linde LienHwa. “These new facilities represent the latest phases in our commitment to expand ESG production in both Taiwan and China.” “Our investments in Taiwan support our global strategy of supplying products and capabilities where they add value for our customers,” states Andreas Weisheit, Head of Linde Electronics. “In addition, we continue to invest throughout the Asia Pacific region, with new capacity and sources in China and South Korea. It’s our diversity of sources that distinguishes Linde as a leading provider to the electronics industry.”
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