Novellus Systems

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Novellus Systems, Inc.
Subsidiary of Lam Research
Industry Semiconductor
Founded 1984
Founders Brad Mattson
Headquarters San Jose, California
Key people
Richard S. Hill, CEO
Timothy Archer, Chief Operating Officer]
John Hertz[disambiguation needed], Chief Financial Officer
Revenue Decrease$1.570 Billion USD (2006)
Decrease $270 Million USD (2007)
Increase$213 Million USD (2007)
Number of employees
2,400 (2010)
Website www.Novellus.com

Novellus Systems Inc. was a company founded by Brad Mattson that developed, manufactured, sold, and serviced semiconductor equipment used in the fabrication of integrated circuits. It was a supplier of chemical vapor deposition (CVD), plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition (PECVD), physical vapor deposition (PVD), electrochemical deposition (ECD), ultraviolet thermal processing (UVTP), and surface preparation equipment used in the manufacturing of semiconductors.

Novellus Systems was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.[1] The company maintains engineering & manufacturing facilities in Tualatin, Oregon and San Jose, California. Also, Novellus has a component design and software development facility in Bangalore, India.

In December 2011, Novellus agreed to be acquired by Lam Research for $3.3 billion.[2][3] The acquisition completed in June 2012.

Product lines[edit]

ALTUS
ATHENA
GAMMA
INOVA
SABRE
SOLA
SPEED
VECTOR

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Pederson, Jay P. International Directory of Company Histories, Vol. 18. Detroit: St. James Press, 1997. Funding Universe. Web. April 8, 2015. http://www.fundinguniverse.com/company-histories/novellus-systems-inc-history/
  2. ^ "Lam buying Novellus in $3.3 billion merger". Retrieved 30 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Lam Research Agrees to Buy Novellus Systems for $3.3 Billion". Retrieved 8 April 2015.