NSTI Nanotech 2006 Exhibitor Profiles
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Company: AdvanceTEC, LLC Phone: 804-378-1550 E-mail: TimL@advancetecllc.com Web: www.advancetecllc.com AdvanceTEC, a cleanroom designer and builder specializing in semiconductor, microelectronics, and nanotechnology markets, has designed over 2 million square feet of cleanroom space -- from Class 1 to 100,000. With notable clients like the US Navy and NASA, they're well-known in the microelectronics and life science fields. The Richmond, Virginia company's recent noteworthy projects include the Brookhaven National Laboratories Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Norfolk State University's class 100 R&D Nanotech Facility, the Purdue University's Birck Nanotechnology Center, and Duke University's Center for Interdisciplinary Engineering, Medicine, and Applied Sciences. AdvanceTEC's President, Tim Loughran, will present "Matrix Development: A Prerequisite for Successful Cleanroom Design" at the 2006 NSTI Nanotech Conference. Company: Applied MicroStructures Booth/Stand: 915 Media Contact: Jane Evans-Ryan, MCA Public Relations Investor Relations Contact: Jeff Chinn Phone: 408-907-2885 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.appliedmst.com Applied MicroStructures develops and markets specialized surface engineering tools to address the critical technologies in the growing MEMS / MST / nano-tech industry as well as a wide variety of life science applications. Our Molecular Vapor Deposition (MVD) equipment family and proprietary processes can apply various organic vapor type coatings where the critical control of surface properties are required. Typical applications benefiting from MVD include actuators, sensors, displays, switches, micro-imprinting, micro-fluidics, and drug discovery. Applied MicroStructures has the lowest cost of consumables of any competing surface chemistry technique and allows for the creation of novel nano-scale coatings. Company: Balazs Analytical Services Booth/Stand: 416 Phone: 510-657-0600 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.balazs.com Balazs provides services to identify, analyze, and resolve contamination issues for industries including semiconductors, disk drive, electronics, nanotechnology, biomedical, biotechnology, medical device, pharmaceutical, aerospace and power. With capabilities for ultra trace level testing down to ppq levels, BalazsTM performs water, air, chemical, and wafer analyses. Additionally, clients benefit from baseline studies, and equipment, component, and material qualifications. We provide rapid turnaround using the following instrumentation and techniques: High Resolution ICP-MS, ICP-OES, IC, SEM EDS, SARISTM LA-ICP-MS, VPD ICP-MS, ATD GC-MS, FTIR, RAMAN, TGA, Dynamic Headspace GC-MS, wafer outgassing, air and gas testing/sampling, dynamic leaching, and thin film analysis. Company: Boston Analytical, Inc. Booth/Stand: 310 Media Contact: Robert McBride Phone: 603-893-3758 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.bostonanalytical.com Boston Analytical is an independent FDA registered cGMP/GLP compliant testing laboratory offering a complete line of Environmental Monitoring and Microbial Identification services to the Pharmaceutical, Device and Biotechnology Industries. Our state of the art Microbiology lab features Rapid Microbial Identification performed via the Applied BioSystems 3130 XL DNA Identification Analyzer with MicroSeq(R). This state of the art equipment utilizes comparative DNA sequencing technology and is the most Rapid and Accurate means available for the identification of Bacteria and Fungi. Company: DEQUACHIM S.A. Booth/Stand: 809 Media Contact: Dr Jacques DEQUENNE / Dr Pierre GERMAIN Investor Relations Contact: Dr Jacques DEQUENNE Phone: +32/65/84.44.10 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.dequachim.com Dequachim was established in 1983 by the Dequenne-Alexandre family. DEQUACHIM's main business activity is based on the aluminium chemistry such as aluminium sulphate (25,000 T/Y) or sodium aluminate (7,000 T/Y). Starting in 2004 Dequachim has invest in the development of high purity Sol-Gel aluminium based technologies. Today these researchers along with Dequachim professionals is leading to the development of tailor made high-quality grades aluminium based products (aluminum gels, gama-alumina, Sol-Gel, dispersible alumina), for various applications (catalyst supports, abrasives compounds, chemical additives, rheology modifiers, binders, fillers, adsorbents, general surface coating for protection of substrate materials against corrosion, oxidation and wear). Company: EDAX Inc. / TSL Booth/Stand: 835 Main Phone: 201-529-4880 Contact Person: Tina Wolodkowicz Web: www.edax.com Founded in 1962, EDAX, Inc. is the leader in energy dispersive X-ray instrumentation and systems for crystallographic microanalysis. With major facilities in USA, Europe and Asia, EDAX is well positioned to support its large and growing customer base worldwide. In the field of nanotechnology, EDAX products offer the highest performance for X-ray microanalysis (EDS), while for electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD) the TSL products are market leaders. A powerful combination of elemental information from EDS and structural information from EBSD is provided in the EDAX Pegasus while the EDAX Trident combines the EDS and EBSD capabilities with WDS to provide the complete analytical solution. Company: Envirco Booth/Stand: 302 Media Contact: Beth Marotta, 908-604-8686 Phone: 505-798-4402 Web: www.envirco.com As Innovators in Clean Air Technology(TM) for more than 40 years, Envirco Corporation manufactures a complete line of clean air systems for the microelectronics, medical device, semiconductor, disk drive, laboratory and pharmaceutical markets, and many other industries requiring ultra-clean environments for critical technologies. Today, one of our most popular units is the MAC 10(R) FFU. Used worldwide for most critical cleanroom applications. The Envirco Hospi-Gard line offers a variety of air filtration units for patient rooms and clinics, and the Enviramedic Surgical Suites offer both horizontal and vertical laminar flow air systems for hospital operating rooms. Company: Greater Zurich Area AG Booth/Stand: 803 Media Contact: Sirpa Tsimal Investor Relations Contact: Mitchell Hauser Phone: 1-718-609-0770 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: http://www.greaterzuricharea.ch Greater Zurich Area AG is a Swiss marketing association for the Greater Zurich Area business region. We are a non-profit, customer-focused investment promotion agency committed to ensuring the success of business expansion and investment projects into our region. At the NSTI Nanotech 2006, Greater Zurich Area AG, in collaboration with Location:Switzerland, will showcase leading-edge industry developments of our region, a nanotech hotbed and home to industry leaders such as IBM, ABB and research institutions such as the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI. Our expertise in Switzerland's key nanotech sectors like biotech/medtech, electronics/computing, materials/manufacturing, sensors and robotics, is at your disposition. Company: Idonus Sarl Booth/Stand: 803 Investor Relations Contact: Christian Spoerl Phone: +41 32 720 56 43 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.idonus.com Idonus is specialized in the fabrication of hydrofluoric vapor phase etching apparatuses dedicated to MEMS research institutes and small volume fabrication companies. The functionality of the apparatus is adapted to the needs that arise during the development of new micro-systems and enables the clamping of wafers as well as single chips or parts of wafers. The etching apparatus is equipped with a safe acid handling system and has very low operation costs. Further activities are infrared inspection tools for wafers, custom made wafer holders for back-side protected wet etching of wafers, holders for galvanic deposition and custom made solutions. Company: Keithley Instruments Inc. Booth/Stand: 802 Ticker Symbol & Exchange: KEI Media Contact: Ellen Modock Investor Relations Contact: Marcia Miller Phone: 440-248-0400 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.keithley.com Keithley Instruments Inc. is helping advance nanotechnology with sensitive instruments that can measure the extremely small electrical signals associated with nanoscale devices. Keithley instruments are important tools in unlocking the secrets of next generation components and accelerating the jump from research lab to commercial production. Keithley's measurement tools ensure greater accuracy by reducing or eliminating sources of error in measuring signals from nanoscale devices. These innovative instruments can measure the unique properties of nanoparticles and advanced composites. Products devoted to the advancement of nanotechnology include Model 4200-SCS ultra low current measurement system with Zyvex nanomanipulator/probe, Model 6221 Low Current Source for low current/high resistance measurement, Model 2182A Nanovoltmeter, and Model 6430 Sub-Femtoamp Remote SourceMeter. Company: KSV Instruments, Inc. Booth/Stand: 827 Media Contact: Gregory M. Wills Phone: 203-268-1745 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.ksvltd.com KSV Instruments manufactures instruments for research and analysis of Contact Angle and Surface Tension as well as Langmuir Blodgett Instruments, a Quartz Crystal Microbalance and a Brewster Angle Microscope. Surface Science and Nanotechnology applications can benefit from KSV's extensive application experience and innovative instruments. Company: Lake Shore Cryotronics, Inc. Booth/Stand: 806 Media Contact: Caroline Milyard Phone: 614-891-2244 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.lakeshore.com Lake Shore Cryotronics is a leading developer of high performance tools used for the characterization of materials in temperature and magnetic environments. Their diverse product offering includes the Desert Cryogenics division's line of cryogenic and superconducting magnet-based micro-manipulated probe stations used for non-destructive testing of devices on full and partial wafers up to 10.2 cm (4 in) in diameter. Features include temperatures from 1.5 K to 475 K, horizontal or vertical field superconducting magnet-based platforms, and up to 6 micro-manipulated probe arms. They are ideal for measuring magneto-transport, electrical and electro-optical, parametric, high-Z, DC, RF, and microwave (up to 67 GHz) properties of materials. Company: Lym-Tech Scientific Booth/Stand: 304 Phone: 800-628-8606 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.lymtech.com Celebrating our 100th year in business -- 1906 to 2006. Lym-Tech Scientific is a highly integrated manufacturer of High Quality Wipers for Critical Environments. Our product line consists of non-woven, polyester knit, pre-saturated, Validated Sterile Wipers and cleanroom paper and stationary products. We provide a full line of wiping products to meet the specific needs of various markets, including pharmaceutical, biotech, semiconductor, electronics, aerospace and many more. We operate our facilities very lean and flexibly to keep your costs down and meet your specific needs. We make products you use and need to keep you process clean. Company: Nanocyl Booth/Stand: 809 Media Contact: Olivier Decroly Investor Relations Contact: Francis Massin Phone: +32 71 750 380 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com Web: www.nanocyl.com Nanocyl is one of the most important carbon nanotube producers in Europe. The Belgium-based company was founded in 2002 with the goal of becoming the leading global manufacturer of industrial and specialty carbon nanotubes. Today Nanocyl employs 28 people and has recently opened a US office, this in order to expand its activities in the US, a high potential market for Nanocyl. Using the CCVD process for production purposes, Nanocyl continually develops new, value-added products, such as the recently launched "in-situ" polymerized NC9000 series, a high-concentration polymer blend. Nanocyl also provides service to support their potential customers in developing new products / applications using carbon nanotubes. Nanocyl plays also an active role in various European nanotechnology research projects. Company: NanoInk, Inc. Booth/Stand: 516 Media Contact: Dileep R. Gangolli Phone: 847-679-6266 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.nanoink.net NanoInk, Inc. is an emerging growth technology company specializing in nanometer-scale manufacturing and applications development for the life science and semiconductor industries. With DPN(R), a patented and proprietary nanofabrication technology that allows for unmatched flexibility, accuracy and also its high-resolution Nanoencryption(TM) technology, NanoInk is able to offer its pharmaceutical customers innovative solutions to fight counterfeiting and illegal diversion of blockbuster pharmaceutical products. Other key applications include nanoscale additive repair, and nanoscale rapid prototyping. NanoInk currently has over 100 patents and applications filed worldwide and has licensing agreements with Northwestern University, Stanford University, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Company: NANOSENSORS(TM) Booth/Stand: 803/Swiss Pavilion Media Contact: Michaela Roessger Phone: +41-32-720-5085 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.nanosensors.com NANOSENSORS(TM) is specialized on manufacturing cutting edge scanning probes for Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) applications that are especially interesting for scientists at universities, research institutions and industrial R&D centers. The product range comprises the PointProbe (R) Plus AFM tip featuring a smaller tip radius and even less variation in tip shape as well as specialties like the AdvancedTEC probe offering real tip visibility from top, SuperSharp probes, High Aspect Ratio probes, Diamond Coated probes and self-sensing self-actuating probes. NANOSENSORS also offers many customized solutions including plateau, rounded and sphere shaped AFM tips. NANOSENSORS(TM) is a trademark of NanoWorld AG. Company: Nanowal Booth/Stand: 809 Investor Relations Contact: Bernard NYSTEN E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: http://www.nano.be/ Several laboratories from the major universities of Wallonia and Brussels have created a network for nanotechnologies and nanosciences: the NanoWal Network. Company: NanoWorld AG Booth/Stand: 803/Swiss Pavilion Media Contact: Michaela Roessger Phone: +41-32-720-5325 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.nanoworld.com NanoWorld AG is a leading manufacturer of high quality probes for Scanning Probe Microscopy (SPM) and Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM). Since the acquisition of NANOSENSORS GmbH & Co. KG in 2002, NanoWorld AG successfully pursues a "two brands under one roof" strategy with its two brands NanoWorld(TM) and NANOSENSORS(TM). NanoWorld(TM) offers four product lines: the well-known Pointprobe(R) series, the Arrow(TM) series, the Pyrex-Nitride series and tipless cantilevers and arrays based on the Arrow design. NanoWorld AG's diversification activities include the licensing of a novel spray coating technology developed by NanoWorld AG to SSE GmbH in Germany. Company: NaturalNano, Inc. Booth/Stand: 703 Ticker Symbol & Exchange: OTCBB: NNAN Media Contact: Jen Gould, 212-843-8037 Investor Relations Contact: Denise Roche, 212-536-7008 Phone: 585-214-8005 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.naturalnano.com NaturalNano, Inc. (OTCBB: NNAN) is an advanced materials science company with unique and proprietary processes for refining naturally occurring nanotubes and other materials that add desirable properties to a range of advanced applications encompassing enhanced composites, cosmetics, electronics and other industrial products. The Company, a technology leader in the development of applications and processes for extraction and classification of nanotubes from halloysite clay, which is a source of naturally occurring nanotubes, possesses broad intellectual property rights and proprietary know-how for its comprehensive range of processes, compositions, and derivatives of halloysite nanotubes. The Company has identified over 200 novel applications for halloysite nanotubes. Company: Oakland County Emerging Sectors Booth/Stand: 829 Media Contact: Irene Spanos Phone: 248-858-9099 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.emergingsectors.org Oakland County Emerging Sectors along with the Michigan Small Tech Association and The Detroit Regional Economic Partnership will be sponsoring the NSTI Nanotech Show in Boston. All three Michigan organizations will be in booth number #829 and will be there to assist companies wishing to do more business in the State of Michigan and/or companies who wish to expand into the micro/nanotech "hotspot" of Southeast Michigan. Learn more at: www.emergingsectors.org www.detroitchamber.com or at www.michigansmalltech.com We look forward to seeing you in Booth #829! Company: Ocean Optics Booth/Stand: 1114 Media Contact: Rob Morris Investor Relations Contact: Mike Morris Phone: 727-733-2447 E-mail: Info@OceanOptics.com Web: OceanOptics.com Ocean Optics, a diversified electro-optics technology firm is the leading supplier of optical sensing and spectroscopy solutions. Our vision is to expand the frontiers of optical sensing and to make it the foundation on which innovative, life-changing ideas are built. With diverse applications in chemistry, biological research, environmental monitoring, and science education, our extensive line of complementary technologies include spectrometers, chemical sensors, metrology instrumentation, optical fibers, and thin films and optics. Visit our website www.OceanOptics.com for more information. Company: The Pennsylvania State University Booth/Stand: 623 Investor Relations Contact: Industrial Research Office Phone: 814-865-9519 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.iro.psu.edu At Penn State, more than 60 faculty-led research groups work on cutting-edge science at the nanoscale. Areas of strength include molecular electronics, nanowire synthesis, nanoscale modeling and simulation, nanoparticles and complex fluids, nanomanufacturing, MEMs and NEMs, nanoscale magnetics, and nanobiotechnology. Penn State and its sponsors have invested $75 million in nano-related facilities, equipment, and infrastructure. Visit our booth #623 to see several commercial applications and speak with representatives from our Materials Research Institute and the Industrial Research Office, your connection to Penn State expertise. Ask how Penn State research and nanotechnology strengths can benefit your company. Company: PPB, Inc. Booth/Stand: 312 Media Contact: Lawrence Azar Phone: 619-544-1920 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.megasonics.com PPB's cavitation meter accurately measures the cavitation energy intensity and frequency within Ultrasonic cleaners, homogenizers and cell disruptors. Characterizes the energy distribution within the higher frequency Megasonic baths, nozzles & single wafer and batch immersion cleaners. Verifies your systems are working properly and uniformly over time. Determines the influence solution and load variables have on system efficiencies, enhancing yield and throughput. NIST Traceable Calibration Certificates are available. www.megasonics.com Company: Precision Flow Technologies Booth/Stand: 209 Media Contact: Bill Cowl Phone: 845-247-0810 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.precisionflow.com Precision Flow Technologies designs and manufacturers ultra high purity gas delivery control systems. The company operates from a 40,000 square modern facility that includes a Class 10 and Class 100 clean rooms. Precision Flow Technologies staff includes 20 advanced degreed engineers and designers. Our customer base includes major semiconductor, energy, and biotech companies. Company: Raymor Industries Inc. Booth/Stand: 804 Ticker Symbol & Exchange: RAR TSX Venture Exchange Media Contact: Diane Roy Investor Relations Contact: Raymond Fournel Phone: 514-932-8805 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.raymor.com Raymor Industries (RAR: TSX-V), a NANOTECH 100 company, is the leading developer of high technology for the production of single-walled carbon nanotubes, nanomaterials and advanced materials for high value-added applications. Single-walled carbon nanotubes are lightweight, "space-age" materials with an impressive range of mechanical, thermal, electrical, and chemical properties. SINGLE-WALLED CARBON NANOTUBES WILL BECOME THE TECHNOLOGY PLATFORM for a vast array of applications in aerospace, defense, automotive, electronics, and consumer goods. With our high capacity process ramping up this spring, Raymor will become a leading producer and supplier of single-walled carbon nanotubes to the global marketplace. Company: SEMI Booth/Stand: 1226 Media Contact: Scott Smith Phone: 408-943-6900 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.semi.org SEMI is a global industry association serving companies that provide equipment, materials and services used to manufacture semiconductors, displays, nano-scaled structures, micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) and related technologies. SEMI maintains offices and hosts programs and activities in every major microelectronics and display manufacturing region around the world. For more information, visit www.semi.org. Company: Sonics & Materials Booth/Stand: 810 Media Contact: Edward Neeb Phone: 203-270-4600 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.sonics.biz The Vibra-Cell(TM) is the most technologically advanced high intensity ultrasonic processors for the deagglomeration, dispersion, and particle size reduction of powders in a liquid, available for both the lab and for production. Ultrasonics is proven to be more effective than conventional methods for dispersion of nano-size particles in applications related to ink and pigments, cosmetics, coatings, and toners. Company: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox Booth/Stand: 725 Media Contact: Tara Parker Phone: 202-772-8585 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.skgf.com/nano Strategists and Advisors specializing in the protection, transfer and enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights. Founded in 1978 and based in Washington, D.C., the firm has over 100 patent attorneys, agents and technical specialists representing a broad range of clients, including emerging and established companies, venture capital firms, universities and select individuals. Our Nanotechnology Practice Group brings together attorneys and technical specialists who are trained in the advanced sciences underlying nanotech, such as optoelectronics, materials science, semiconductor devices, fabrication methods and biotechnology. All possess first hand industry and/or academic experience as engineers and scientists. Many have conducted research, commercialized it, and brought to market emerging technologies. Company: STMicroelectronics Media Contact: Carol Brown Investor Relations Contact: Stan March Phone: 603-465-9213 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.st.com STMicroelectronics is a global leader in developing and delivering semiconductor solutions across the spectrum of microelectronics applications. An unrivalled combination of silicon and system expertise, manufacturing strength, Intellectual Property (IP) portfolio and strategic partners positions the Company at the forefront of System-on-Chip (SoC) technology and its products play a key role in enabling today's convergence markets. The Company's shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange, on Euronext Paris and on the Milan Stock Exchange. In 2005, the Company's net revenues were $8.88 billion and net earnings were $266 million. Further information on ST can be found at www.st.com. Company: SUSS MicroTec Booth/Stand: 706 Ticker Symbol & Exchange: FWB:SMH Media Contact: Carol Menard Investor Relations Contact: Barbarba VonFrankenberg Phone: 802-244-5181 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.suss.com SUSS MicroTec AG is a leading-edge equipment supplier of solutions for Advanced Packaging, MEMS, Compound Semiconductor, Silicon-On-Insulator, Nanotechnology and 3D Interconnect markets. SUSS manufactures a complete line of photoresist and dielectric coat/bake/develop systems, microlithography exposure systems, wafer and device bonders, probers, photomasks, cleaners and etchers used for superior production and R&D. SUSS' advanced SupraYield delivers leading performance in 1X full field lithography systems (1XFFL) and the leader in Wafer Bonding Technology. SUSS is well known for high quality equipment backed by global service, applications and product support; and is consistently recognized by customers as one of "VLSI's Top 10" in satisfaction. Company: Swissnanotech Booth/Stand: 803 Media Contact: Daniel Bangser Phone: 312-915-0061 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.swissnanotech.net Swissnanotech, a Gold Sponsor of NSTI Nanotech 2006, welcomes you. Switzerland is at the forefront of the global nanotechnology development curve, with strong leadership, excellent research, and an innovative business environment. We are here to show you the jewels of this country at Booth 803. Exhibitors include: Nanoworld Nanosensors Idonus Weidmann Plastics Technology NanoEurope Greater Zurich Area Development Economic Western Switzerland Berne Economic Development Agency Swissnanotech (a) (a) The Swissnanotech initiative is organized and sponsored by Swiss Business Hub USA, Location:Switzerland, Swiss House for Advanced Research and Education (SHARE). Visit www.swissnanotech.net. Swissnanotech is a registered trademark. Company: Taylor Hobson Precision Ticker Symbol & Exchange: AME Media Contact: Tom Brem Phone: 630-621-3145 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.taylor-hobson.com Taylor Hobson is a UK-based manufacturer of high precision surface finish metrology instruments. Its Talysurf CCI is a newly developed non-contact optical metrology tool that combines Coherence Correlation Interferometry with a high resolution digital camera array to scan through surface fringes in the Z direction. Information collected is processed into a quantitative three dimensional (3D) representation of the surface. This method provides both high resolution and sensitivity to returning light. Virtually all surfaces having reflectivity between 0.3% and 100% can be measured. Additional advantages include extraordinary sub-angstrom (0.1A) vertical resolution, virtually nil system noise, step height repeatability of 0.1nm and surface RMS repeatability of 0.03A.
“Matrix Development: A Prerequisite for Successful Cleanroom Design”
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