Adept Technology to Develop Process Tool Platform

February 24, 2003 by Jeff Shepard

Adept Technology Inc. (San Jose, CA) announced that Yield Engineering Systems Inc. (YES, San Jose, CA) has selected Adept to develop a new 300mm process tool platform that will fully automate its vacuum cure oven process. The YES-450PBX4-300 platform will utilize the Adept SmartController CS™ controller, AdeptSix™ six-axis robot and the Adept SmartModule™ linear modules that will all link via Adept’s SmartServo™ FireWire®-based distributed network.

"YES has been designing and manufacturing semiconductor equipment since 1980 and has an excellent reputation for delivering low-cost, robust, turn-key solutions that meet the most stringent specifications of their customers," said John Dulchinos, vice president of sales for Adept Technology. "Our combined expertise will give semiconductor OEMs an extremely high performance, yet low-cost solution for this unique process."