PerkinElmer acquires Applied Surface Technology

March 2, 2001–Boston, Massachusetts–PerkinElmer, Inc. announced today that it has acquired Applied Surface Technology (AST), a provider of proprietary processing techniques and services applied in semiconductor wafer fabrication equipment. Located in San Carlos, CA, AST’s annual revenue is approximately $7 million.

“The addition of AST will strengthen us as a leader in higher value added semiconductor and processing subsystems, and expand our consumables and services offerings to semiconductor manufacturers,” says Robert Barrett, president of PerkinElmer Fluid Sciences.

PerkinElmer Inc. is a $1.7B high technology company based in Boston, MA, operating in four businesses–Life Sciences, Fluid Sciences, Optoelectronics, and Instruments.


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