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PORTLAND, Ore., July 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, today announced an order confirmation for the ESI® Geode â„¢ HDI via the drilling system of TTM Technologies, Inc. (“TTM”), a major technology leader in the HDI PCB manufacturing market, for its plant in Guangzhou, China. Financial terms of the order were not disclosed.

“The market is taking advantage of the economic advantages offered by the latest innovations from MKS,” said MKS President and CEO John TC Lee. “Our Geode HDI Hole Drill System meets the needs of high volume HDI PCB manufacturing, while helping customers gain a technological advantage for current and future product requirements. “

“The Geode system offers advantages for a wide range of applications. As TTM encounters increasingly complex product and base material requirements, we appreciate the flexibility and productivity that ESI’s system offers, ”said William Ng, vice president of chain management. procurement, TTM Technologies.

This order will support TTM’s existing manufacturing and future technological development through the use of advanced CO2 through drilling technology. Since its recent introduction to the market, the Geode HDI drilling system has introduced HDI manufacturers to the performance advantages that ESI technology has offered to flex PCB manufacturers for decades and has been strongly adopted by major HDI players from around the world. industry.

Developed by the Equipment & Solutions division of MKS, already a market leader in laser drilling solutions for flexible PCBs, the Geode system is optimized to process rigid HDI PCBs and packaging substrates widely used in consumer electronics. , such as smartphones and other portable devices. Building on MKS ‘technological leadership in laser processing flexible circuit boards, Geode’s new CO2 laser technology and control capabilities deliver breakthrough performance. Its superior throughput, refined power control, and small footprint meet the needs of high volume PCB manufacturers and technology leaders.

About MKS instruments
MKS Instruments, Inc. is a global supplier of instruments, systems, subsystems and process control solutions that measure, monitor, deliver, analyze, power and control critical parameters of advanced manufacturing processes in order to improve process performance and productivity for our customers. Our products are derived from our core competencies in pressure measurement and control, flow measurement and control, gas and vapor delivery, gas composition analysis, electronic control technology, reactive gas generation and delivery, power generation and delivery, vacuum technology, lasers, photonics, optical solutions, precision motion control, vibration control and manufacturing systems laser based. We also provide services related to the maintenance and repair of our products, installation and training services. Our main markets served include semiconductors, industrial technologies, life and health sciences, research and defense. Additional information is available at

About the ESI brand
ESI® is a brand within the MKS Instruments Equipment & Solutions division. The ESI portfolio includes microfabrication systems and laser-based component test systems that are used worldwide by manufacturers in the electronics industry to process materials and components that are integral to electronic devices and systems. used today. Drawing on over 40 years of expertise in laser-material interaction and applied laser technology, ESI solutions enable customers to optimize production by providing more control, greater application flexibility and more processing. accurate of a wide range of materials. The result is higher production quality, increased throughput, and higher downstream yields at a lower total cost of ownership. Further information is available at

Electro Scientific Industries and ESI are registered trademarks of MKS Instruments, Inc. All other trade names referenced are service marks, trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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