DKSH, the leading company
in the field of Market Expansion Services with focus on Asia, and Oerlikon
Systems, worldwide provider of production equipment for the semiconductor,
data storage and nano technology industries are working together with immediate
effect to further expand their activities in the region.
“With the DKSH partnership, we will be able to react quickly to local
opportunities, and build upon our established reputation in the market. DKSH
offers us the unique opportunity to transfer our proven capability into an exclusive
support structure for our products. In addition, we can benefit from the strong
network of DKSH in Greater China and will therefore be able to reach and support
our customers even better,” said Trevor Norman, International Sales &
Market Manager at Oerlikon Systems.
“The equipment from Oerlikon Systems provides us with a uniquely innovative
and proven technology. We can now offer our Taiwanese and Chinese customers
the most technologically advanced production facilities for PVD Semiconductor”,
says Luke Mitchell. “The partnership with Oerlikon Systems emphasizes
our strategy of expanding our coverage beyond Semiconductor into synergistic
markets such as advanced nanotechnology applications and photovoltaics”
adds Luke Mitchell, Executive Vice President Business Unit Technology at DKSH.
“We want to continue our rapid course of growth in these fields of high
The well established network of sales and support resources from DKSH and the
proven technology from Oerlikon Systems are a winning combination for the entire
semiconductor industry. “Our strategic partnership with Oerlikon Systems
is designed to leverage complementary strengths. By forming a partnership with
Oerlikon Systems, DKSH will be able to satisfy its customers with Oerlikon System's
proven, industry-leading coating technology and DKSH's extensive local sales
and customer support network. This helps us to strengthen our position as the
No. 1 provider of Market Expansion Services" commented Dr. Adrian Eberle,
Head of Country Management DKSH Taiwan.
DKSH will become the exclusive representative for Oerlikon System's coating
equipment in Taiwan and China. They will also provide manpower and value-adding
services in the area of installation, ramp-up, and customer service.