KULPSVILLE, Pa.—Greene, Tweed & Co. Inc. has opened its Elastomer Center of Excellence at the firm's Advanced Technology Group headquarters in Kulpsville.
The new center is dedicated to the development of new elastomer compounds for the semiconductor market and includes a 2,200-sq.-ft. clean room featuring several new process systems, including internal mixers, roll mixers, extruders, press systems, post-cure ovens and inspection systems.
Greene, Tweed said the new clean room allows for complete integration of elastomer development—from initial raw material mixing and development to final product packaging for new semiconductor compounds.
“Greene, Tweed has a rich history of semi innovation,” Glenn Doell, senior manager, advanced technology and business development for the firm, said in a statement. “More than 20 years ago, we developed the first compound dedicated to the specific needs of semiconductor processing. Today customers around the world trust our elastomer solutions for their critical semi applications.”