BEVERLY, Mass., June 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Axcelis Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACLS), a leading supplier of innovative, high-productivity solutions for the semiconductor industry, announced today that it has received several follow on orders for the Purion H™ high current and Purion XE™ high energy systems from leading chip manufacturers across the Asia Pacific Region, including China. These systems will support high volume production of NAND, DRAM, mature logic and image sensor devices to support the growing IoT, mobile and data storage markets. The systems are scheduled to ship in the second quarter.
Executive Vice President, Customer Operations John Aldeborgh commented, "These orders from four major chip manufacturers in the Asia Pacific region demonstrate continued growth across all memory and mature market segments, and the preference of customers for the Purion platform's products."
Executive Vice President, Product Development Bill Bintz commented, "We're excited about expanding our presence with these innovative device makers. The Purion platform's unique technology and flexible architecture is very well suited for addressing their present and emerging device fabrication challenges in high volume production settings."
Axcelis (Nasdaq: ACLS), headquartered in Beverly, Mass., has been providing innovative, high-productivity solutions for the semiconductor industry for over 35 years. Axcelis is dedicated to developing enabling process applications through the design, manufacture and complete life cycle support of ion implantation systems, one of the most critical and enabling steps in the IC manufacturing process. Learn more about Axcelis at www.axcelis.com.
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