Edwards increases vacuum pump manufacturing capacity
Edwards, part of the Atlas Copco Group, has today inaugurated a new manufacturing facility in South Korea for vacuum pumps used in the global manufacture of semiconductors
The factory is situated in Asan City, in Chungcheongnam-do province, South Korea, a press release reads.
The company states a recent surge in demand has seen widespread investment in global semiconductor manufacturing capability, and that the investment in the new Korea facility represents a significant step forward in ensuring the supply chain capacity required to support that growth.
Our new vacuum pump factory in Korea will play a critical role in supporting our customers as they seek to respond to the growth in global demand for semiconductors, said Geert Follens, Business Area President Vacuum Technique, in the press release.
The image header shows the company's facility in Chandler, Arizona.