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Jun 05, 2022

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Names Pure Wafer Voluntary Environmental Stewardship Award Recipient

PRESCOTT, ARIZONA, June 1, 2022 – Pure Wafer, a leading provider of silicon solutions and services to the global semiconductor manufacturing industry today announced that is has received the 2022 Voluntary Environmental Stewardship Award from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality. The energy conservation award recognizes Pure Wafer’s quality and excellence in achieving continuous environmental improvement throughout its plant and production processes. This includes the implementation of environmental management systems, pollution prevention, and resource conservation measures that far exceed the state’s quality and statutory requirements. The environmental quality award also recognizes Pure Wafer’s community outreach and ongoing contributions to a cleaner, more eco-conscious community and environment.

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Nov 17, 2021

Pure Wafer, a Portfolio Company of Edgewater Capital, Acquires Noel Technologies

PRESCOTT, Arizona and CLEVELAND, Ohio ., November 17, 2021- Pure Wafer, a portfolio company of Edgewater Capital Partners and a leading supplier of silicon wafer solutions to the $500B semiconductor industry, announced today that it has acquired Noel Technologies. Noel Technologies is a Silicon Valley based process development and fabrication services provider that supports the world’s top semiconductor integrated device manufacturers (IDMs), semiconductor original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and fabless semiconductor companies.

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Jul 20, 2021

Pure Wafer Announces 50 Percent Improvement in Production Cycle Times at Arizona and California Wafer Fabs

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 21, 2021 -- Three years of continued investments
in people, technology, and state of the art equipment at its Prescott,
Arizona and San Jose, California plants have resulted in significant
improvements in production cycle times says Pure Wafer, America’s number
one supplier of silicon wafer reclaim products and services to the
global semiconductor manufacturing industry. The results of this ongoing
productivity initiative, announced today, enables Pure Wafer to help
its customers, which includes semiconductor manufacturers and their OEM
suppliers in the USA and overseas, optimize valuable silicon wafer
reclaim programs used to monitor key semiconductor manufacturing
processes and equipment.

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Jan 25, 2021 @ARIZONA

Pure Wafer Announces Clean Energy Initiative at Arizona Plant

ARIZONA, January 25, 2021 -- Pure Wafer a leader in silicon wafer manufacturing, thin film deposition and wafer reclaim services announced today a clean energy initiative that calls for it to be 100 percent clean energy powered by 2050, and increasing usage of new, cleaner chemistries throughout its wafer production process.  It also passed a significant milestone today reporting that its fab in Prescott is now 50 percent clean energy powered and is on-track to surpass its next milestone to be 65 percent clean energy powered by 2030.

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Aug 12, 2020

Pure Wafer’s Announces, Largest Selection of Prime and Test Grade Silicon Wafers for Semiconductor Fabrication

SAN JOSE, Calif., August 13, 2020 -- Pure Wafer, America’s number one supplier of prime and test grade wafers, reclaimed semiconductor wafers and thin film deposition solutions announced today the opening of its new online store, provides semiconductor R&D engineers, semiconductor OEMs and semiconductor manufacturers with access to the widest range of test grade wafers used in equipment and fabrication testing as well as prime grade wafers used in semiconductor device manufacturing.  As the exclusive supplier of 300 MM thin films the world’s number one supplier of semiconductor thin film deposition equipment,  Pure Wafer also is making available online, a broad selection of high quality, commonly used films to choose from including  PECVD: SiO2, TEOS, SiN, a-Si, ARL, SiON, SiC, and HDP.  In addition, CVD and PVD Tungsten (W), PVD barrier layers, ECD (Co and Cu).

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Jul 09, 2020

Pure Wafer Government Approved with System for Award Management (SAM)

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 9, 2020 --Pure Wafer, America’s market leading supplier of reclaimed prime silicon wafers, thin film deposition, and parts cleaning services to the global semiconductor manufacturing industry announced today that it has been approved with the System for Award Management (SAM). The company was assigned its CAGE Code through the Defense Logistics Information Services (DLIS).  The CAGE Code is an identifier for qualified contractors doing business with the Federal Government, and other foreign governments.  Pure Wafer is the largest U.S. based supplier of reclaimed, prime silicon wafers, semiconductor wafer reclaim services and specialty thin film SiO2, SiN, CVD-Tungsten, PVD, PECVD, CVD, ECD, Oxidation, and photoresist deposition solutions to the semiconductor industry. Through continued investment and innovation, Pure Wafer keeps pace with next generation semiconductor manufacturing technology to remain a trusted source for high quality wafers, thin films and wafer fabrication services. 

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Jun 07, 2020

Silicon Valley's Pure Wafer Strengthens Management Team Adding Semiconductor Industry Veterans

SAN JOSE, Calif. and PHOENIX, AZ, June 1, 2020 – Pure Wafer, America’s market leading supplier of reclaimed silicon wafers, thin film deposition, and parts cleaning services to the global semiconductor manufacturing industry announced today that it has strengthened its management team to support the company’s rapid growth. Industry veterans Nir BenMoshe has been named vice president of business development and Rich Gunther has been named vice president of sales.  

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May 18, 2020

Pure Wafer Expands Production at AZ and CA Facilities Announces New Films Services Group to Meet Semi R&D Needs

SAN JOSE, Calif, May 19, 2020 -- Pure Wafer, America’s leading provider of reclaimed wafers and thin films services to the semiconductor manufacturing industry announced today that it has expanded production at its Arizona and California facilities. At the same time, it has strengthened its thin films business group, adding customer sales and support, and significantly increasing its films offering. This includes the ability to offer an extensive range of CVD, PECVD, PVD, and ECD films.

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Jul 29, 2019

Adding New Strength to the Pure Wafer Executive Team

Pure Wafer announced today that it has strengthened its management team with a number of key hires, including the new appointment of Scott Murcray to the role of Chief Financial Officer and Dr. Ardeshir (Ardy) Sidhwa to the role of Vice President of Operations.

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Dec 10, 2015 @San Jose, CA

WRS Materials Acquires Pure Wafer Inc.

WRS Materials (Wafer Holding), a leading provider of specialty silicon and silicon services, today announced that they have acquired Pure Wafer Inc., a top tier silicon reclaim company, to become the largest US based supplier of reclaim, test and specialty silicon.

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Oct 03, 2011

ISO 9001:2008 Registered

WRS Materials with the organizational sites (San Jose, CA - Vancouver, WA - Spring City, PA) has successfully implemented and maintains a Quality Management System which through an audit documented in a report, it was verified that it fulfills the requirements of ISO 9001 : 2008. This achievement has been a direct result of our entire organization committing to continue offering total customer satisfaction through our high quality products and services.

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