SAN FRANCISCO — (BUSINESS WIRE) — July 13, 2010 — Genmark Automation Inc., a global leader in tool and factory automation solutions for the semiconductor manufacturing equipment industry, today announced the expansion of the SortMax wafer-sorter product line.
The latest wafer-sorter product model, the SortMax300 HT™, now offers highly improved functionality, reliability and throughput. Its expanded features include faster dual end-effector wafer transfer mechanisms and dual-stage wafer aligner module to achieve the highest throughput in modular equipment configurations and supporting up to 8 FOUP /FOSB devices.
The highly sophisticated software suite has been expanded to include built-in support for the latest fab requirements, and also includes “auto-teach” scripts, further simplifying the wafer-handler teaching process, optimizing operator interface and reducing downtime during maintenance periods.
“The introduction of our newest wafer sorter product, the SortMax300 HT™, reflects our dedication and on-going commitment to the continuous development of industrial automation technologies,” said Shaun Enferadi, Director of Sales at Genmark Automation, “It shows our customers that we are producing leading-edge and top quality wafer handling equipment covering all steps from design and development, to manufacturing, installation and after-sales support.”
Genmark Automation, Inc. designs, manufactures, markets, and services high precision robotic systems, motion controllers, industrial control software and fully integrated material handling automation solutions for the global semiconductor, data storage, flat panel display (FPD), solar PV, LED and bio-medical industries. It provides customers with turnkey, highly sophisticated hardware and software automation solutions for both atmospheric and vacuum environments. World-wide OEM and FAB customers leverage Genmark Automation’s technologies to maximize equipment productivity in dynamic manufacturing environments. More information about Genmark is available at www.genmarkautomation.com.
Mary Tran, 408-678-8500
Product Marketing Mgr