Edwards opens new ‘Center for Excellence’ in Oregon


New facility will focus on customer service & training for semiconductor manufacturing industry

Edwards, a leading global manufacturer of vacuum and abatement equipment and services, has opened a new ‘Center for Excellence’ vacuum and abatement support facility in Hillsboro, Oregon, US. The 11,000ft2 facility will employ 30 people and will serve the local semiconductor manufacturing industry.

‘The new facility further strengthens Edwards’ commitment to supporting our customers,’ said Ron Krisanda, chief operating officer, Edwards. ‘The Hillsboro facility will house a wide selection of products, including some of the latest models of dry vacuum pumps, which will be dedicated for training. A wide variety of courses will be available for customers as well as Edwards’ own service and support personnel.’