July 17, 2012 — BSE Tech, a Boston Semi Equipment LLC (BSE Group) company, sold diffusion equipment for front-end semiconductor production to Microchip Technology Inc. The equipment will be used in the production of PIC microcontrollers in Microchip’s Tempe, AZ, fab.
This is BSE Tech’s first order from Microchip, the result of BSE Group’s investments in its secondary-equipment business unit, said Colin Scholefield, executive vice president, BSE Group.
Secondary equipment is a part of Microchip’s overall equipment strategy to optimize its capital equipment budget, said Ed Lindstrom, manager, Supply Management, Microchip Technology, adding that "BSE Tech delivers the high quality tools that are essential to realizing the value proposition in the secondary market."
BSE Tech maintains a large inventory of front-end semiconductor equipment in its Tempe, AZ facility.
BSE Tech LLC (BSE Tech), a BSE Group company, is a global supplier of new and pre-owned front-end semiconductor manufacturing equipment. Learn more at http://www.bsetech.com.
Boston Semi Equipment LLC (BSE Group) is a holding company for a portfolio of companies providing affordable equipment and service solutions to semiconductor manufacturers. Learn more at http://www.bsegroup.com.