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Tripp Baker - KFPI
Tripp Baker – Technical System Designer

Tripp Baker has been a part of the KFPI team since January of 2013. Tripp was born and raised in the greater Dallas area of the State of Texas. He is based out of our corporate office in Dallas, where he serves as a Technical Designer of our fire safety systems.

Materials Research Society
2020 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibition

Time and time again, “multidisciplinary” research is touted as essential to innovation. That is why, from April 13-17, 2020, researchers working in seemingly unrelated fields will gather in Phoenix, Arizona, to promote, share and discuss issues and developments across disciplines. The 2020 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit is the key forum to present research to an interdisciplinary and international audience.

CS Mantech
CS Mantech – 2020

We look forward to you joining us in Tucson, Arizona for the 35th annual International Conference on Compound Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology (CS-MANTECH). The conference will be held at the J.W. Marriott Starr Pass Resort nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Catalina Mountains. The CS-MANTECH conference has been the only conference dedicated to featuring manufacturing-focused presentations alongside state of the art compound materials challenges and industry-leading device performance demonstrations, all within a single venue.

Spring Du - KFPI
Spring Du – KFPI 中国区总监

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.

Semiconductor Environmental, Safety & Health Association (SESHA)
SESHA 2020

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.

SESHA 42nd Annual Symposium (2020)
SESHA 2020 Presentation – Pyrophoric Chemical Safety

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
Lawrence Sledge – Purchasing and Warehouse Manager

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.

Fab Fire at Kioxia Fab 6 - Japan - 7 January 2020 - KFPI011520-2blg
Fire at Kioxia, Fab 6 – Yokkaichi, Japan

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.

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