12 February 2014

SPTS Technologies Opens New Office in Korea

Newport, United Kingdom, and Seoul, Korea - 12 February 2014 - SPTS Technologies has opened a new office in Pangyo, Korea, which will be the central base of operations for sales, field process and engineering staff. The new facility will also carry essential and critical spares inventory to support SPTS’ system installed base. SPTS has a long-established presence in Asia with offices in Taiwan, Singapore, China, Japan and Malaysia.

“Our sales and service teams have been working closely with Korean customers for many years, and the growing demand for our products created a need to expand our operations. We will continue to add more resources and technical expertise into the area as our installed base grows,” said Rutgers Chow, vice president of field operations in Asia at SPTS.

SPTS Technologies (a Bridgepoint portfolio company) designs, manufactures, sells, and supports etch, PVD, CVD and thermal wafer processing solutions for the MEMS, advanced packaging, LEDs, high speed RF on GaAs, and power management device markets. With manufacturing facilities in Newport, Wales, Allentown, Pennsylvania, and San Jose, California, the company operates across 19 countries in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific.

Source: SPTS Technologies