Amtech Systems Company Profile
Amtech Systems, Inc. manufactures and markets capital equipment and related consumables used in fabricating solar cells, LED, and semiconductor devices worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Solar, Semiconductor, and Polishing. The Solar segment offers thermal processing systems, including diffusion, plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition, atomic layer deposition parts and services; and solar automation products, including mass wafer transfer systems, sorters, long-boat transfer systems, load station elevators, buffers, and conveyers. The Semiconductor segment provides thermal processing equipment and related controls to semiconductor, electronics, automotive, and other industries; horizontal and vertical diffusion furnaces to silicon wafer and microelectromechanical systems industries; and lapping equipment, polishing templates and wafer insert carriers, mass wafer transfer systems, loaders, and sorters. The Polishing segment provides silicon wafers for semiconductor products, sapphire substrates for LED lighting and mobile devices, silicon carbide for LED lighting, various glass and silica components for 3D image transmission, quartz and ceramic components for telecommunications devices, medical device components, and computer hard disks under the PR Hoffman brand name. The company sells its products through sales personnel, as well as network of independent sales representatives and distributors. The company was formerly known as Quartz Engineering & Materials, Inc. and changed its name to Amtech Systems, Inc. in 1987. Amtech Systems, Inc. was founded in 1981 and is based in Tempe, Arizona.