October 20, 2011 – GLOBE NEWSWIRE — Entegris, Inc. (Nasdaq:ENTG), contamination control company, opened a manufacturing and research facility in Hsinchu City, Taiwan, for design and manufacturing of advanced filtration and materials handling components for the semiconductor industry and other high-tech industries. The facility will also provide lab services to customers in Taiwan and across Asia.
Entegris was honored to host several of its key customers and important local officials at the opening ceremony. Once the new facility is fully operational, it should employ as many as 160 manufacturing, sales, service and engineering staffers in Taiwan.
"Taiwan is an important market for Entegris, representing 16 percent, or nearly $110 million, of our sales in fiscal 2010. This expansion adds to our existing presence in this region and extends our ability to address growth opportunities in the semiconductor, solar, energy storage, and other emerging markets across Asia," said Gideon Argov, president and CEO of Entegris.
Entegris provides a wide range of products for purifying, protecting and transporting critical materials used in processing and manufacturing in semiconductor and other high-tech industries. Additional information can be found at www.entegris.com.