19 April 2011

Altatech extends global network with distributor QES Singapore

To extend its reach into Asia's growing semiconductor markets, capital equipment maker Altatech Semiconductor S.A. of Montbonnot, near Grenoble, France has signed QES Singapore Pte Ltd as its sales, installation and field service partner in Singapore. Part of the QES Group, QES Singapore has begun representing Altatech’s AltaSight wafer inspection systems and liquid-precursor AltaCVD (chemical vapor deposition) products with prospective and existing customers on the island.

Established in 1991, QES Group is one of the region's leading manufacturers’ representatives, says Altatech, as well as a provider of engineering solutions. The 250-person firm is headquartered in Malaysia, where it also operates a manufacturing facility, and has regional offices in Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia and China.

QES Singapore’s staff includes 11 sales and service personnel. Two of the field service engineers are currently being trained on the operation and maintenance of the AltaSight and AltaCVD product lines at Altatech’s headquarters. QES Singapore’s field personnel have experience with a wide variety of semiconductor-processing systems as well as equipment for the mass storage, petrochemical and life sciences markets, says Altatech.

“QES’s solid technical background in semiconductor processing, combined with its track record of excellent customer service, make this an ideal partnership,” believes Altatech’s president Jean-Luc Delcarri. “Leveraging its established relationships, QES has already begun working to educate local microelectronics companies on the performance and benefits of our technologies,” he adds.

“Our marketing work had already begun on Altatech’s exciting product line,” says QES Singapore’s general manager S.C. Pang. “We are working together to address the needs of Altatech’s customers in the semiconductor industry while also exploring opportunities in other applications.”

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