Plasma-Therm has once again been named the top supplier of etch and clean equipment for semiconductor manufacturing, according to the results of the 2021 VLSIresearch Customer Satisfaction Survey of worldwide semiconductor industry customers. VLSIresearch received feedback from more than 89% of the semiconductor equipment market and 79% of subsystems customers for this year’s survey. The survey spans two and half months and covers five languages. Worldwide participants were asked to rate equipment suppliers among fourteen categories based on three key factors: supplier performance, customer service, and product performance. 1,337 surveys were returned, resulting in 18,148 total responses. Plasma-Therm earned the RANKED 1st award in the category “Etch and Clean Equipment” in this year’s survey. Plasma-Therm has won the RANKED 1st Etch & Clean Equipment honor for ten straight years now — every year since 2012. VLSI’s RANKED 1st awards place special distinction on suppliers that achieve the highest rating from customers in any survey category.
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