Spring Du is the General Manager of KFPI operations in Asia, based in the Songjing District of Shanghai, China. She heads all KFPI sales, service, and logistical responsibilities in Asia. The primary function of the KFPI office in China is to support our front line operations with seasoned semiconductor technicians throughout China and the rest of Asia. Spring Du oversees the complex logistics of managing KFPI’s global fire safety solution installations in Asia, and the infrastructure required to maintain this operation.
The 42nd Annual International High Technology ESH Symposium & Exposition of the Semiconductor Environmental, Safety & Health Association (SESHA) is an educational and research forum. The meeting includes symposia, posters, special programs and workshops, as well as contributed papers in topical sessions. The 2020 Meeting will run from April 13–17 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale Resort in the heart of beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona.
On this Valentine’s Day, we hope that you will find an allowance of romance that fills your heart with a renewed warmth. Whether your day of love is filled with the amorous pangs of Eros, devotional ardor to friends, family, or faith, or noble veneration of the wonders of existence, we wish you a brief respite from a sometimes frigid and indifferent world.
Eugene Ngai of Chemically Speaking LLC has dedicated his career to the understanding and improvement of chemical safety in high-tech applications. He has over 40 years of Specialty Gas experience in production, laboratory, R&D, engineering and safety positions. He continues to be active in a number of worldwide industry association working groups, CGA G-13 (Silane), NFPA 55 (Industrial and Medical Gases), NFPA 400 (Hazardous Materials), NFPA 318 (Semiconductor Facilities), SEMI EHS, SESHA and UN TC58 SC2 WG7 (Gas Toxicity ISO 10298, Flammability, Oxidizer ISO 10156).
Over the past 4+ years KFPI has been involved in the research, testing, and development of fire safety solutions regarding pyrophoric chemicals hazards. This included many projects regarding the fire detection and fire suppression/protection of energetic materials such as pyrophoric liquid metal organics like TMA (trimethyl aluminum).
Lawrence Sledge serves as the Purchasing and Warehouse Manager at KFPI. Lawrence is in his sixth year of dedication to the KFPI team. Lawrence is in his sixth year of dedication to the KFPI team. During his time in service to our company, Lawrence has become a cornerstone of our operations. He oversees our purchasing and inventory logistics, our component assembly and testing operations, as well as our packaging and shipment preparation operations.
What is the security of your semiconductor process worth to you? Will your fire safety system function properly, in the moment of truth, when you truly need it? Will it malfunction at the wrong time? An unchecked fire in semiconductor equipment can be devastating to a manufacturing operation.
On January 7th, 2020, the Kioxia NAND Flash Plant located in Yokkaichi, Japan, experienced an equipment fire. The fire occurred in a cleanroom facility, in Fab 6. Although there were no casualties, the equipment was damaged, and the production facility has been shut down for inspection. According to the latest updates by Kioxia, this fire incident will cause a complete shutdown in production of 3D NAND flash memory for at least a two-week period of investigation, repairs, and recommissioning of the production line.
The PCT-200 CRS Coater & Developer by Picotrack, features random access robots, dual end-effector handlers, stacked modules, and a network-ready controller. The system is nicely packaged and was designed with safety and serviceability as some of the top priorities. This flexible tool is very handsomely priced, and backed with Picotrack’s solid warranty and field service support capability.