Akrion acquires equipment supplier Verteq

March 15, 2004 — A subsidiary of Akrion LLC, an Allentown, Pa.-based maker of equipment for cleaning MEMS and other semiconductor-related devices, has acquired Verteq Inc., according to a news release.

Akrion’s Goldfinger Technologies acquired Santa Ana, Calif.-based Verteq because it expands its technology portfolio and provides an entry into the market for single-wafer wet-cleaning equipment. The market for such equipment is expected to double between 2003 and 2005, the release said.


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