San Jose, CA, July 23rd 2009: C&D Semiconductor Services Inc, the specialists in wafer coating, developing, annealing, handling and inspection today announced it has won an order from a US based customer operating in the rapidly growing solar cell manufacturing industry.

The order signifies extensive solar industry market research and subsequent product development carried out by the C&D engineering and marketing departments.

As Mr. Dong Nguyen, President and CEO of C&D said: “This is great news for C&D. We have watched the solar industry grow and grow in recent years. A while back we set about a three pronged strategy of understanding the industry’s idiosyncrasies, how it complements the semiconductor manufacturing industry and how this creates opportunities for C&D. It is always gratifying to see a well executed strategic plan come to fruition with an order and the potential for more follow on business in the future. I know that various departments within C&D worked very closely with the customer to ensure that the delivered product perfectly fitted their needs. At C&D we are all looking forward to future business in this new and growing industry. This is a very exciting time for the company and our customers.”

The company has a rich and well established trading history in the semiconductor and associated industries with an install base spanning the globe. The order, for a custom version of the company’s legacy products, positions C&D in a very attractive position for further solar industry market penetration.

In 2008 C&D underwent a restructuring project that included a European acquisition taking the company into complementary sectors of the semiconductor and associated industries.

2009 sees C&D celebrating its 20th year in business. It has a solid reputation as the automatic choice for wafer coat, develop and annealing products based around the Silicon Valley Group (SVG) track series of products. It has been consistently conducting business in the US, Europe and the Far East since its inception in 1989.

C&D Semiconductor Services Inc, designs and manufactures innovative wafer coat, develop and alloy annealing equipment for the semiconductor industry.

The company also has recently launched a new embedded PC microscope wafer loader as well as a 300mm wafer sorter. Multiple installations for these new products have recently been conducted with extremely positive feedback received from customers. The new product structuring will form the main thrust of the company’s business going forward in 2009.


Based in San Jose, CA with additional Research and Development in Vietnam, C&D was formed in 1989. The company’s President and CEO is Mr. Dong Nguyen, who has more than 20 years experience in the semiconductor equipment industry in the US, Europe and Asia. The company has a solid reputation within the Semiconductor and Solar manufacturing industries.

C&D Semiconductor Services Inc, is a manufacturing and development company serving the semiconductor and solar manufacturing industries. It develops high quality, cost effective capital equipment for customers who require reliable, high quality equipment and a solid and proven support infrastructure. The company has its original roots based around the SVG product line.

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