Strasbaugh (OTC Bulletin
Board: STRB) announced today that it has received an order for two of its
nFinity (Model 6DZ) prime wafer polishers. The systems are scheduled to be shipped
to the customer prior to year-end 2009.
"The nFinity is the silicon industry's only fully-automated, cassette-to-cassette,
wax-mount prime wafer polishing system. Customer demand for this polisher has
made it one of Strasbaugh's leading products for high-volume silicon wafer manufacturing,"
said Mike Kirkpatrick, Strasbaugh's VP of Sales and Marketing,.
The nFinity was designed specifically for prime wafer polishing to improve
wafer-to-wafer consistency and to provide flatter wafers. Single wafer, wax-mount
processing improves process results and increases yield.
Strasbaugh has 60 years of leadership in design and manufacturing of advanced
surfacing technology for the global semiconductor, silicon, data storage, MEMS,
LED, telecommunications and optics industries. Through close alliances with
premier manufacturers in these markets, Strasbaugh has developed pioneering
technology that has become the standard in polishing and grinding today. With
high-quality grinding tools, state-of-the-art prime wafer polishing and chemical
mechanical planarization (CMP) systems, as well as leading edge process technology,
Strasbaugh has enabled its customers to realize their performance targets and
has built a reputation as a world class manufacturer of innovative, reliable,
high-yield surfacing solutions.