September 26, 2011 — Semiconductor fab tool maker Crossing Automation Inc. launched its 450mm sorter, the Spartan 450. A leading semiconductor manufacturer has ordered the sorter, Crossing Automation reports, planning the install in Q1 2012.
Crossing Automation’s Spartan 450 sorter is based on the company’s 300mm Spartan — a single, integrated unit that boasts ease of integration and flexibility for production ramp. It interfaces with the manufacturing execution system (MES) at the wafer fab. The product can be used for wafers in the 22nm node, extendible to the 7nm node.
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Crossing Automation designs and manufactures fab and tool automation equipment for semiconductor device and equipment companies. For more information, visit www.crossinginc.com.