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2011-03-15 00:00:27

Expansion brings total space to 121,500 sq. ft., demonstrates long-term commitment as a leading-edge provider of superabrasive finishing solutions. Wheeling, IL (PRWEB) March 14, 2011 Engis Corporation, a leading provider of complete superabrasive finishing solutions for lapping, honing, polishing and grinding, today announced expansion plans that will nearly double the size of its world headquarters in Wheeling, Ill., a Chicago suburb. The company will expand its state-of-the-art...

2011-02-23 15:05:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Novellus Systems (Nasdaq: NVLS) announced today that its subsidiary Peter Wolters GmbH has introduced a new version of its microLine double side lapping system for prime silicon wafers. The new AC-2100L system (Figure 1) features independently driven inner and outer pin rings, automatic force calibration, and in-situ wafer thickness metrology for closed-loop process control. The system can process up to twenty 300 mm wafers in one batch,...

2010-03-31 15:05:00

RENDSBURG, Germany, March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peter Wolters GmbH, a leading manufacturer of high-precision machine tools and a wholly owned subsidiary of Novellus Systems (Nasdaq: NVLS) today announced that it has developed innovative Planetary Pad Grinding (PPG(TM)) technology based on the well-established AC2000 platform's double-sided processing architecture. The PPG technology produces prime silicon wafers that are five times flatter than those achieved using other grinding...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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