Ceramic Industry

Tosoh Establishes Thin Film Sputtering Target Subsidiary in Shanghai

August 9, 2011

Tosoh Corp. recently announced that Tosoh Group company Tosoh SMD Inc. has established a thin film sputtering target manufacturing subsidiary in Shanghai, China. Tosoh SMD (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. was established to expand Tosoh SMD’s global capacity and to better serve its semiconductor, flat-panel display, solar, and large area coating customers in China. In addition, the new subsidiary will reportedly be a key component in Tosoh SMD’s raw materials sourcing strategy and will strengthen its sales support to its Chinese customers.

“Tosoh SMD Inc. has been successfully serving the China market for over 20 years, and we forecast continued strong growth in the demand for our leading-edge sputtering target materials within the region,” said Marty Blazic, president and COO of Tosoh SMD Inc. “Through the establishment of Tosoh SMD (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., we are ensuring that our customers will be able to obtain thin film deposition materials and support from a localized supplier, but one with the backing of Tosoh, a recognized industry leader with a 35-year history of innovation and quality systems.”

For more information, visit www.tosoh.com.