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5 May 2008


WaferTronix launches to supply wafer products and consulting services

The beginning of May saw the launch of WaferTronix of Boca Raton, FL, USA, a supplier of materials and consulting services to the advanced semiconductor industry.

Founder and CEO Donald J. Capo said: "The company's mission is to offer top quality engineered electronic materials at highly competitive, world-class prices. WaferTronix is truly a global company with strong and reliable international suppliers and skilled worldwide representatives."

Picture: WaferTronix founder and CEO, Donald J. Capo.

With more than 35 years experience in the semiconductor industry, Capo has held senior management positions at Wafer World, MBE Technology (which was acquired by IQE at the end of 2006), Freiberger USA, Quantum Epitaxial Designs, and Unilever. He has co-authored seven technical publications on compound semiconductors and electronic materials and holds a BS Degree in Chemistry and MS in Materials Engineering & Science from the University of
Rochester, along with an Executive MBA.

Located in a 100,000ft² campus setting, WaferTronix plans to increase its technical staffing, as it partners with major OEMs. The company offers a portfolio of wafer products including III-V and II-VI compound materials, as well as sapphire and germanium. Consulting services include materials selection, contract offsite specialty materials procurement, and strategic materials business development.

"We will also be involved in in-house R&D on novel nano-materials research with both Government-funded programs and private-sector joint activities," Capo told Semiconductor Today.

Company details:

21346 St. Andrews Blvd. Suite 104
Boca Raton, Florida 33433-2432
Tel: +1 561.558.4551
Fax: +1 561.752.1039

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