23 July 2010


MOCVD equipment maker EMF enters receivership 

The business and assets of metal-organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) equipment maker EMF Semiconductor Systems Ltd of Mitchelstown, County Cork, Ireland are being offered for sale after the firm entered receivership.

Assets include: a leasehold facility covering about 23,000 square feet (including a 2000 square-foot cleanroom), with excellent links to Cork, Dublin and Limerick; an extensive IP portfolio of MOCVD tool design, including patented Vectored-Flow Epitaxy (VFE) technology, ammonia pre-cracker, metallorganic vapor rate monitor and ammonia catalytic waste-treatment system; a production tool under development; and gas cabinets,vacuum pumps, wet stations and various industry standard spares available.

Originally founded in 1991 as EMF Ltd in Cambridge, UK, EMF has a history stretching back about 20 years in manufacturing custom, R&D and production MOCVD reactors for a wide range of compound semiconductors including III-nitrides, zinc oxide (ZnO), silicon carbide (SiC) and narrow-bandgap materials.

Expressions of interest are requested by 13 August to receiver and manager:

Barry Forrest
UHY Farrelly Dawe White Corporate Recovery Specialists,
3C Dunshaughlin Business Park,
Dunshaughlin, County Meath,
Tel: +353 1 8024217
Fax: +353 1 8024216

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