2 February 2012

SSEC adds semiconductor industry veteran David Lam to board

Solid State Equipment LLC (SSEC) of Horsham, PA, USA, which makes single-wafer wet processing equipment, has added industry veteran Dr David K. Lam to its board of directors.

A pioneer in semiconductor manufacturing, Lam now consults and invests in the industry. “A visionary in the semiconductor industry with extensive technological knowledge and demonstrated business acumen, he will help to focus our efforts and direction in a rapidly evolving environment,” says president & chief technical officer Herman Itzkowitz.

Semiconductor industry veteran Lam introduced the first fully automated plasma etching system for semiconductor manufacturing in 1981. Under his guidance as CEO, in 1982 Lam Research Corp established a strong presence in Japan through a marketing partnership. Lam Research went public in 1984 and remains a perennial leader in semiconductor process equipment.

Currently, Lam uses his experience and expertise to provide guidance to emerging technology enterprises in sectors that include semiconductor and semiconductor equipment, micro- and nano-device manufacturing, computer hardware and software, medical devices, and energy infrastructure. He also serves as a board member for Multibeam Corp, Xradia Inc, and MicroProbe.

“SSEC has demonstrated an exceptional track record in developing semiconductor capital equipment and advanced packaging processes, and the high efficiency in its operations,” comments Lam. “I am excited about the opportunity to further its success in the fast-growing advanced packaging market.”

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