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XEI Scientific Appoint Eclipse Technologies as Northwest USA Distributors

XEI Scientific Inc, maker of the popular EVACTRON® De-Contaminator™ Plasma Cleaning System for electron microscopes and other vacuum chambers, has appointed Eclipse Technologies to be the distributing sales channel for their decontamination products in the Northwest USA.

Eclipse Technologies is a Manufacturer's Representative firm supporting the semiconductor, aerospace, bio/pharma and energy industries within the Pacific Northwest of the USA. Eclipse is also positioned to take advantage of the current market expansion in the bioscience, pharmaceutical, and emerging technological sectors which include nanotubes, micro-energy, micro-fluidic, chemical & bio sensors). Gregory Jones founded Eclipse Technologies July 1, 2005. The company maintains a business license in Lake Oswego, OR, and is operated as a sole proprietorship.

Speaking about the appointment, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Daniel R Kleinen says "Eclipse Technologies provides us with an extremely experienced partner selling semiconductor tools, ultra-high vacuum products & components as well as analytical imaging products. The XEI Evactron De-Contaminator is the most cost-efficient cleaning system available. It uses a remote RF plasma source to produce gas-phase radicals that flow downstream through the chamber, eliminating contamination by chemical etch."

Greg Jones is very positive about the new arrangement. "XEI is the technology and sales leader in this space. Their products are a natural fit to our current portfolio and we are confident we will be able to help XEI continue to grow in this market." To contact Eclipse Technologies in Oregon, customers are invited to visit their web site and learn more about all the products offered:

XEI has now sold more than 1850 Evactron systems worldwide solving contamination problems in many different environments using instrumentation such as electron microscopes, FIBs and other vacuum sample chambers. Please visit our web site for the latest details,"

About XEI Scientific, Inc.

XEI Scientific Inc. invented the Evactron De-Contaminator in 1999 as the first plasma cleaner to use a downstream cleaning process to remove carbon from electron microscopes. A proprietary plasma source uses air to produce oxygen radicals for oxidation of carbon compounds for removal by the pumps. Carbon-free-vacuum produces the highest quality images and analytical results from SEMs and other vacuum analytical instruments. XEI innovations include a unique RF plasma generator, a patented RF electrode, and easy start programmed plasma cleaning. All XEI products come with a 5 year warranty and are compliant with CE, NRTL, and Semi-S2 safety standards. XEI offers a variety of Evactron® decontamination systems to meet user needs and >1850 installations around the world.


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