April 5, 2002 — North Attleboro, MA — Hodess Building Company (HBC) has started a cleanroom renovation project for Axcelis Technologies.
HBC is renovating an existing cleanroom and non-clean area so that the company can relocate Axcelis Curing and Cleaning Manufacturing operations from Rockville, MD to Beverly, MA.
"HBC will create a new Class 10,000 cleanroom with a central return air process chase and install 2 new process cooling water systems to service vacuum pumps for the fusion furnaces. New exhaust systems will be installed for vacuum and heat exhaust. HBC will extend and upgrade compressed air, nitrogen and house vacuum systems, " noted a company spokesperson.
The project is slated for completion by the end of May 2002.