Sponsors

Sponsorships for MEMS Manufacturing 2017 are available. For further information and questions about sponsorships, please click here.


Gold Sponsor

http://www.wacker.com

WACKER is among the world’s leading and most research intensive chemical companies and is a worldwide innovation partner to customers in many key global sectors. Products range from silicones for automotive, transportation, aerospace and many other diverse industries; binders and polymer additives to bioengineered pharmaceutical actives and hyperpure silicon for semiconductor and solar applications. With around 16,900 employees, WACKER generated sales of €5.29 billion (2015). Headquartered in Munich, Germany, WACKER globally has 25 production sites, 21 technical competence centers and 48 sales offices. WACKER is represented regionally in North America by WACKER Chemical Corporation in Adrian, MI. As a technology leader focusing on sustainability and a Responsible Care® member, WACKER promotes products and ideas that offer high value-added potential to ensure a better quality of life based on energy efficiency and protection of the climate and environment. WACKER is certified to ISO 9001 and RC 14001.


Gold Sponsor

http://www.xfab.com

X-FAB MEMS Foundry offers unsurpassed experience, expertise and execution with its high-volume MEMS manufacturing service. X-FAB draws on more than 20 years MEMS manufacturing experience and continues to meet the new demands for this rapidly expanding group of technologies in terms of time to market, quality assurance, high yield and supply-chain management tools. Operating from six fabs for MEMS and CMOS processes and an ecosystem of manufacturing and design partners, X-FAB is the proven choice for process development and installation, process capability, design support and long-term manufacturing stability. As well as customer specific process installation, X-FAB offers a range of qualified, in-production, open-platform processes and IP blocks for key MEMS types.


Silver Sponsor

http://www.micralyne.com

Micralyne is a leading independent MEMS and microfabrication foundry. We excel at creating process technology for complex MEMS devices and execute disciplined volume manufacturing. Micralyne extends its value to our customers by offering extensive packaging, testing, and design services, beyond a typical MEMS chip foundry. This Foundry Plus model has successfully produced products for industries such as: life sciences, aerospace, automotive, oil and gas, telecom, and industrial sensors. Micralyne offers our customers a strategic partnership with deep technical knowledge and fabrication capabilities. Our fabrication services fit their need by providing established process platforms and timely device fabrication through early prototype, qualification, and volume manufacturing.


Silver Sponsor

http://www.ulvac.com

ULVAC Technologies, Inc. (ULVAC) was established in 1992 as the US subsidiary of ULVAC, Inc. Headquartered in Methuen, Massachusetts, ULVAC provides a broad portfolio of manufacturing equipment for the vacuum, materials and thin film industries. ULVAC's solutions diversely incorporate equipment, materials, analysis, and services for flat panel displays, electronic components, semiconductors, MEMS and general-industry equipment. In addition, the Methuen facility is equipped with a class-10 cleanroom for process development, customer demonstration and manufacturing of the ENVIRO solvent-free dry photo resist stripper and compound semiconductor materials etch systems. Other in-house services include foundry etch (for deep oxide and compound semiconductor materials), thermal processing, materials characterization, and vacuum pump/leak detector repair. ULVAC supports a variety of MEMS production technologies, for applications ranging from micro sensors to flow channel modules, optical switches, and bio-MEMS.


Innovation Sponsor

http://www.lqa.com

Quantum Analytics is a value-added distributor, offering customized in-line production control and R&D metrology solutions. Financing options, technical services, including cross-platform system integration, installation, training and support come standard. We have partnered with a number of equipment manufactures to deliver contact-free, non-destructive, high-speed solutions to help keep pace with the growing demand for accurate process control. With platforms ranging from table-top to fully-automated systems, we offer flexible, configurable systems to address specific application needs. The digital holographic microscope (DHM®) allows direct full-field measurements of static and dynamic 3D topography at unrivaled speeds, without any vertical or lateral scanning. This unique acquisition mode makes the DHM® very robust against environmental production vibrations and noise. Its ability to observe and measure energized MEMS devices in real time makes it ideal for the investigation of dynamic processes.


Lunch Sponsor

http://www.planoptik.com

Plan Optik AG is the leading manufacturer of structured wafers when it comes to technology. In sectors such as consumer electronics, automotive, aerospace, chemistry and pharmaceuticals, these wafers are essential components used as active elements for numerous applications in MEMS technology. The wafers of glass, glass-silicon compounds or quartz are available in sizes up to 300 mm diameter. Wafers by Plan Optik provide high-precision surfaces in the ångström range, which are achieved through the use of the MDF polishing process developed by the company. Plan Optik wafers are available to minimum tolerances with application-specific structuring and complex material combinations. Plan Optik AG's extensive experience in the integration of optical, electronic or chemical functions within a wafer as the basis of MEMS applications has made the company the preferred partner of large international manufacturers.


Internet Sponsor

http://www.plasmatherm.com

Plasma-Therm® is a leading provider of advanced plasma processing equipment. Plasma-Therm systems perform critical process steps in the fabrication of integrated circuits, micro-mechanical devices, solar power cells, lighting, and components of products from computers and home electronics to military systems and satellites. Specifically, Plasma-Therm systems employ innovative technology to etch and deposit thin films. The company's Mask Etcher® series for photomask production has exceeded technology roadmap milestones for more than 15 years. Plasma-Therm’s Singulator® systems bring the precision and speed of plasma dicing to chip-packaging applications. Manufacturers, academic and governmental institutions depend on Plasma-Therm equipment, designed with “lab-to-fab” flexibility to meet the requirements of both R&D and volume production. Plasma-Therm's products have been adopted globally and have earned their reputation for value, reliability, and world-class support. Customers consistently rank Plasma-Therm among the top equipment suppliers, with multiple awards in the annual VLSIresearch Customer Satisfaction Survey, including being named “Ranked 1st” Etch and Clean Equipment Supplier five years in a row.


Association Sponsor

http://www.mems-exchange.org

The MEMS and Nanotechnology Exchange (MNX) has been providing services to the U.S. research community since 1999. We have completed over 2300 unique development and fabrication projects for our customers. We have thousands of MEMS and Nano process technologies available in our advanced processing facility, along with technical assistance from experienced and talented fabrication and process development engineers. MNX can provide a complete range of services to researchers who need a trusted partner at any project phase, including early-stage development, design and modeling, prototype fabrication, or transition to manufacturing. Contact us at www.mems-exchange.org to ask how we can help you quickly and affordably transform your concept from prototype to production!


Sponsorship Opportunities

For further information or questions about sponsorships, please contact Dr. Mike Pinelis at mike@memsjournal.com or call 734-277-3599.

Platinum Sponsor ($10,000) – 1 available – includes:

  • Five (5) conference and reception admissions (non-transferable to individuals outside of sponsor’s company or organization)
  • Printed conference program and presentation slides in electronic format
  • Preliminary attendee list with contact information (one week in advance of event) and final attendee list with contact information (two weeks after event)
  • Full exhibit package (details listed here)
  • 10-minute company introduction speaking slot during main conference session
  • Recognition as Platinum Sponsor, company logo and description in printed conference program and on printed conference signage
  • Recognition as Platinum Sponsor, company logo and description on event website and in pre-event marketing materials; company name listed on all pre-event press releases and media alerts
  • Company will receive marketing exposure through promotional campaign by MEMS Journal and other media partners of the event. Event promotions will reach 70,000 to 80,000 individuals in the MEMS, sensors, electronics, and semiconductor industry segments.

Gold Sponsor ($8,500) – 2 sold, 1 available – includes:

  • Four (4) conference admissions
  • Recognition as Gold Sponsor
  • All other items the same as Platinum Sponsor

Silver Sponsor ($7,000) – 2 sold, 2 available – includes:

  • Three (3) conference admissions
  • Recognition as Silver Sponsor
  • All other items the same as Platinum Sponsor

Innovation Sponsor ($6,000) – 1 sold – includes:

  • Three (3) conference admissions
  • Recognition as Innovation Sponsor
  • All other items the same as Platinum Sponsor

Panel Sponsor ($5,000) – 1 available – includes:

  • Two (2) conference admissions, ability to include one (1) person from the sponsor’s company or organization on the conference panel
  • Recognition as Panel Sponsor
  • All other items the same as Platinum Sponsor

Program Sponsor ($4,500) – 1 available – includes:

  • Two (2) conference admissions
  • Company's logo on the cover of the printed conference program
  • Recognition as Program Sponsor
  • All other items the same as Platinum Sponsor

Reception Sponsor ($4,500) – 1 available – includes:

  • Two (2) conference admissions
  • Company’s logo on the reception drink tickets
  • Recognition as the Reception Sponsor
  • All other items the same as Platinum Sponsor

Lunch Sponsor ($4,000) – 1 sold, 1 available – includes:

  • Two (2) conference admissions
  • Recognition as the Lunch Sponsor
  • All other items the same as Platinum Sponsor

Press Room Sponsor ($4,000) – 1 available – includes:

  • Two (2) conference admissions
  • Recognition as the Press Room Sponsor
  • All other items the same as Platinum Sponsor

Breakfast Sponsor ($3,500) – 2 available – includes:

  • Two (2) conference admissions
  • Recognition as the Breakfast Sponsor
  • All other items the same as Platinum Sponsor

Internet Sponsor ($3,000) –1 sold– includes:

  • Two (2) conference admissions
  • Company’s logo on the internet password cards
  • Recognition as the Internet Sponsor
  • All other items the same as Platinum Sponsor

Breaks Sponsor ($3,000) – 1 available – includes:

  • Two (2) conference admissions
  • Recognition as the Breaks Sponsor
  • All other items the same as Platinum Sponsor

Past Sponsors


Many thanks to our sponsors from the 2013-2015 events.

Panel Sponsor

http://www.classone.com

ClassOne Technology designs and manufactures new advanced wet-chemical process tools – electroplating tools, spray solvent tools, and spin rinse dryers - especially for the cost-sensitive producers of MEMS, power devices, RF, LEDs, photonics, sensors, microfluidics and other emerging technologies. We provide innovative new solutions for a range of applications on 3" to 8" substrates of many materials, including silicon, glass, sapphire, GaAs, GaN, Ge, InP and HgCdTe. ClassOne’s Solstice electroplating systems are available in either manual 2-chamber or fully automated, cassette-to-cassette 4- and 8-chamber configurations. The Solstice performs key processes such as Cu TSV plating, wafer-level packaging plating processes, low-stress Ni plating, cyanide and non-cyanide Au electroplating, in addition to other electroplating processes. ClassOne’s Trident Spray Solvent Tool (SST) is the next generation of batch-processing SSTs for metal lift-off, photoresist strip, polymer removal and other demanding solvent based processes.


Lunch Sponsor

http://www.micralyne.com

Micralyne is a leading independent MEMS and microfabrication foundry. We excel at creating process technology for complex MEMS devices and execute disciplined volume manufacturing. Micralyne extends its value to our customers by offering extensive packaging, testing, and design services, beyond a typical MEMS chip foundry. This Foundry Plus model has successfully produced products for industries such as: life sciences, aerospace, automotive, oil and gas, telecom, and industrial sensors. Micralyne offers our customers a strategic partnership with deep technical knowledge and fabrication capabilities. Our fabrication services fit their need by providing established process platforms and timely device fabrication through early prototype, qualification, and volume manufacturing.


Lunch Sponsor

http://www.siconnex.com

Siconnex is a global leading equipment manufacturer for the semiconductor and related industries. Siconnex provides surface preparation equipment and processes, including WET BATCHSPRAY systems (etch, clean, resist strip) for the III-V semiconductor, MEMS, wireless, power, energy harvesting, WLP, data storage and logic industries.

The process technologies at Siconnex help to make innovations like smartphones, solar panels and power electronics more affordable and accessible to consumers and businesses around the world. Siconnex systems are leading when an extremely small footprint, safety, full automation, high throughput and economical resource consumption is important.


Breakfast Sponsor

http://www.vatvalve.com

“VAT – More than Vacuum Valves” Over the past fifty years VAT developed a reputation as a worldwide leader in vacuum valve technology. VAT continues to innovate and also offers forward integrated modules, custom engineered edge welded bellows solutions and VAT Global Services for repair, upgrades and spare parts programs. Custom engineered integrated module solutions simplify the customer system and supply chain. VAT modules integrate valves, pumping lines and other components to reduce footprint, reduce sealing lines and optimize performance. Custom engineered edge welded bellows solutions adhere to the highest quality and cleanliness standards of the most demanding applications. Our highly automated bellows stamping and welding processes ensure stable production and ramp readiness. VAT Global Services provides a local support solution for all valve applications. VAT Global Services offers repair, upgrades and spare parts programs designed to improve system up time and productivity. VAT’s global team is comprised of application and design engineers, service technicians and customer-oriented support teams who offer comprehensive assistance and advice that address specific customer needs from concept-to-finish and everywhere in between.