Voltaix, a provider of materials that enhance the performance of semiconductor chips and solar cells, has received $12.5 million in financing from Intel Capital, the global investment arm of Intel Corp. The investment will accelerate the company's manufacturing capacity expansion.
Voltaix manufactures electronic chemicals and gases used in front-end semiconductor manufacturing processes at integrated circuit fabs worldwide. The company is also a supplier of chemical vapor deposition precursors for production of advanced photovoltaic cells.
‘This financing will help enable us to construct a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility to meet growing demand for thin-film energy technologies,’ says Dr. John P. de Neufville, president of Voltaix.