Chandler, AZ – January 25, 2012 – Axus Technology is pleased to announce their appointment as the exclusive North American distributor of CMP consumables manufacturer, UIS Technologies. UIS Technologies is an established ISO-certified manufacturer of carrier retaining rings and other CMP consumable parts. UIS has an established and growing customer base throughout Asia and is anticipating similar success in North America. The first UIS products to be introduced into North America are retaining rings for the Ebara 200mm and 300mm CMP tool sets and include pre-conditioning of each ring, thereby reducing break-in time and increasing productivity. Additional products are scheduled to be introduced in this region by Q2 2012.
UIS Technologies’ consumable products complement the current Axus Technology product line, which includes CMP tools, spare parts, and service. The Axus Technology customer base includes a wide range of users, including device and substrate manufacturers for silicon and alternative materials, as well as users with advanced packaging and bonded wafer applications.
"UIS Technologies has established a strong reputation for both cost-effectiveness and the highest quality products,” stated Barrie VanDevender, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Axus Technology. “We are looking forward to adding these high quality products to our existing offering to better serve our current and future North American customers.