May 18, 2001 – Fremont, CA – Lam Research Corp. is opening a combined sales office and training center in Singapore. The new center expands sales and service support and meets the increased need for equipment training locally, which lowers costs for customers, according to Lam. The 20,000-square-foot-plus facility houses sales offices, training rooms, and a training lab.
Lam said the center’s training facilities will initially be equipped with Alliance(R) platform based etch equipment and multiple computer-based equipment training terminals. Its expansion plans include adding a Lam 200mm- and 300mm-capable 2300 etch series system and a Teres CMP system, according to the company.
Training programs will be available on equipment usage, maintenance, and software; productivity; Best Known Method (BKM) processing and troubleshooting; and preventive and automated maintenance, said Lam.