Category: NEWS

20 Nov

Deputy Prime Minister of Liechtenstein Meets with Samco Chairman and CEO Osamu Tsuji

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Deputy Prime Minister of Liechtenstein Thomas Zwiefelhofer invited Samco Chairman and CEO Osamu Tsuji, samco-ucp President Christian Linder and samco-ucp Director Nakanobu Seki to the country’s government building in Vaduz at the beginning of November in order to express his gratitude to Samco for making Liechtenstein its sales and service base in Europe through its subsidiary samco-ucp.


03 Aug

Samco opens new office in Malaysia, strengthens presence in Southeast Asia

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Samco, a semiconductor process equipment developer and manufacturer based in Japan, announced that it will open its Malaysia branch office on Aug. 10, 2016 in Petaling Jaya, a suburb of Kuala Lumpur.

“With our new office conveniently located near Kuala Lumpur, we expect to better serve Malaysia’s research universities and manufacturers,” says Osamu Tsuji, Samco’s chairman, president and CEO.  “Four company representatives will be assigned to this new location, where they will actively provide production-type systems and services, consisting of the three major technologies Samco specializes in.”


20 Jun

Samco boosts shipment capacity with second production center

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Samco, a Japan-based semiconductor processing equipment manufacturer, held a completion ceremony for its second production center on June 17.  The new production center, which began construction in January and is expected to begin operations during the fall of this year, boosts Samco’s original shipment capacity of 6-7 billion yen per year to a total of 10-11 billion yen per year.


13 Apr

Samco increases local sales staff for North American, European and Asian locations, aims to expand overseas sales

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Samco is employing around 20 more people at its locations in North America, China, Taiwan and Singapore, as well as its subsidiary Samco-UCP in Liechtenstein, in order to better provide services and support to overseas customers.

“Increasing the number of Samco employees abroad is part of the company’s larger strategy to optimize our current sales structure while actively growing our customer base across the globe,” says Osamu Tsuji, Samco’s President, Chairman and CEO.


09 Feb

SAMCO MEMS Workshop at IIT Bombay, India

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SAMCO held its first thin film technology workshop in India at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay on February 2nd. The event, entitled “MEMS and Nano Processes”, was a collaboration with Professor V. Ramgopal Rao of IIT Bombay’s Electrical Engineering Department.

“With a growing economy that is expected to accelerate in the future, India continues to set an example for emerging markets around the world through its innovative research and development activities,” said Osamu Tsuji, SAMCO’s President, Chairman and CEO, during his opening remarks at the workshop.


15 Jan

SAMCO announces MOCVD demonstration availability for the GaN-550 MOCVD system for GaN power device manufacturing

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SAMCO has announced MOCVD demonstration capability on a new gallium nitride (GaN-on-Si) system, the GaN-550, from Valence Process Equipment Inc (VPE) of Branchburg NJ, USA. SAMCO sells and distributes the GaN-550, which is equipped with a 550 mm in diameter carrier for mass production of GaN power devices. The demo system will be available for customer demonstrations at SAMCO’s R&D facility in early 2015.


15 May

SAMCO’s New York Office Strengthens Presence in U.S. East Coast

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SAMCO is constantly on the move, and is proud to announce the relocation of its U.S. East Coast regional office. Due to a rise in customers in the Northeast, the current office in North Carolina has been moved to New York, and the new office is set to open on May 15, 2014. The relocation is aimed at enhancing SAMCO’s sales presence and service capability in the region.