EMCORE switches fab management and process control to Camstar system

July 27, 2012 – BUSINESS WIRE — EMCORE Corporation (Nasdaq:EMKR), compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems supplier to fiber optic and solar power markets, will replace multiple legacy manufacturing systems in its compound semiconductor fab and back-end packaging operations with the Camstar Enterprise Platform from Camstar Systems Inc.

The enterprise management toolkit includes manufacturing execution systems (MES), quality management, statistical process control (SPC) and other management systems. EMCORE expects the Camstar product to simplify system complexities inherent in its sophisticated wafer and cell processing and assembly, test, and panel manufacturing operations. The aim is faster time to market on customized products that meet exacting requirements, as well as continuously improved operations, said Brad Clevenger, VP and GM, EMCORE. EMCORE has 7 locations globally and approximately 1000 employees.

“With Camstar we can replace a multitude of disparate applications with a single, flexible platform,” said Mike Brown, VP of Information Technology for EMCORE. “We will simplify the IT architecture and reduce support efforts, while improving our flexibility and responsiveness to change.”

EMCORE Corporation offers a broad portfolio of compound semiconductor-based products for the fiber optics and solar power markets. For further information about EMCORE, visit http://www.emcore.com.

Camstar Systems Inc. provides software solutions that advance product quality in the manufacturing industry. For more information, please visit www.camstar.com.

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