Chandler, AZ -- February 17, 2016 - Axus Technology, a global supplier of customized and remanufactured semiconductor process equipment has acquired the Gespac G64 and G96 embedded industrial control system product lines from Gespac. The G64 and G96 embedded controller products are used in a variety of manufacturing tools, including the OnTrak DSS200 and Synergy cleaners, as well as certain ASM tools. The product line includes the main CPU controller and the related communications and controls circuit boards. G64 and G96 manufacturing operations, previously based in the metro Phoenix area, have been relocated to the Axus Technology facility in Chandler, Arizona. The manufacturing and engineering team for the product line has been transferred to Axus Technology, ensuring the continuity of support for customers. In addition to manufacturing the components, Axus Technology has also added repair services for the product line.
"Adding the capability to build and service this widely used embedded controller product is part of our strategy to increase support for established manufacturing tools," stated Barrie VanDevender, Vice President of Marketing at Axus. "Axus continues to add upgrades and support products that improve tool performance and ensure the long-term and economical use of widely used semiconductor manufacturing tools."
"We are delighted to be able to provide users with an ongoing source for these important components," added Laurent Bernard, former president of Gespac. "Partnering with Axus Technology satisfied several of our key goals, one of which was ensuring that our customers will have a continuing and reliable source of service and parts support."