FUJIFILM Successfully Completes Acquisition of High-Purity Solvent Manufacturer, Ultra Pure Solutions, Inc., for Its Electronic Materials Business
By Business Wire News
By Business Wire News
NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. & CASTROVILLE, Calif.
FUJIFILM Corporation today completed its previously-announced acquisition of Ultra Pure Solutions, Inc. (“UPSI”), based in Castroville, California, by its electronic materials manufacturing and marketing subsidiary, FUJIFILM Electronic Materials U.S.A., Inc. (“FEUS”). UPSI, a U.S. manufacturer of high-purity solvents used in semiconductor-related manufacturing processes, is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of FEUS with the new name FUJIFILM Ultra Pure Solutions, Inc.
Dr. Brian O’Donnelly, President & CEO, FUJIFILM Electronic Materials U.S.A., Inc., said: “We are very excited about this acquisition. It serves as a good example of Fujifilm’s efforts to focus on developing the company’s highly functional materials business, and will reinforce Fujifilm’s strategy of broadening our product offerings to better serve our customers.”
FUJIFILM Ultra Pure Solutions, Inc. has facilities in Castroville, California and Carrollton, Texas producing a broad range of high-purity solvents to meet the demanding needs of its customers which include major semiconductor and other chemical manufacturers. Currently, the business is one of the main suppliers of select high-purity solvents in the U.S., with a customer base throughout the country. The acquisition complements FUJIFILM Electronic Materials’ current product lines which also includes high-purity solvents as well as photoresists, developers, cleaners, CMP slurries, polyimides and other enabling chemistries for use in semiconductor fabrication.
FUJIFILM Electronic Materials U.S.A., Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of FUJIFILM Corporation. Fujifilm’s global electronic materials business has offices in Japan, the United States and Belgium, and manufacturing and R&D facilities located worldwide. The company supplies advanced technology, chemistry and delivery equipment such as photoresists, cleaners and CMP slurries to the semiconductor and image sensor markets. For more information, please visit: www.fujifilm-ffem.com.
FUJIFILM Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan. Fujifilm brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including: healthcare, with medical systems, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics; graphic systems; highly functional materials, such as flat panel display materials; optical devices, such as broadcast and cinema lenses; digital imaging; and document products. These are based on a vast portfolio of chemical, mechanical, optical, electronic, software and production technologies. In the year ended March 31, 2015, the company had global revenues of $20.8 billion, at an exchange rate of 120 yen to the dollar. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit: www.fujifilmholdings.com.
About FUJIFILM Ultra Pure Solutions
FUJIFILM Ultra Pure Solutions, Inc. is a supplier of key high purity solvents in North America, serving the market leaders in the semiconductor, disk drive, pharmaceutical and bio-tech industries. The company has a full array of custom packaging, blending, and purification capabilities to serve customers. For more information, please visit: www.FujifilmUltraPure.com.
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Diane Rainey, 914-789-8657