Cymer's OnPulse LaserLife Program covers 900 installed lithography light sources

July 23, 2008--Cymer (San Diego, CA), supplier of light sources used by chipmakers to create advanced semiconductor chips, announced that chipmaker customers in Asia, North America, and Europe have added its OnPulse LaserLife Program to more than 900 of Cymer's 3,300 installed light sources. The program improves wafer production, reduces total operating costs, enhances laser cost predictability, and simplifies administration.

July 23, 2008--Cymer (San Diego, CA), supplier of light sources used by chipmakers to create advanced semiconductor chips, announced that chipmaker customers in Asia, North America, and Europe have added its OnPulse LaserLife Program to more than 900 of Cymer's 3,300 installed light sources. The program improves wafer production, reduces total operating costs, enhances laser cost predictability, and simplifies administration.

"The success of Cymer's OnPulse program signifies the value customers place on partnering with a company that has their long-term interests at heart--driving lower costs, increasing fab productivity, and extending the value of installed light sources," said Ed Brown, president and COO of Cymer.

OnPulse delivers such key benefits as Cymer's unique 24/7 remote monitoring capability to enable preventive maintenance; proactive performance tuning and maintenance service conducted by certified Cymer field service engineers; industry-leading technologies to guarantee year-over-year per pulse cost savings; and stable, predictable running costs that scale with the level of wafer production.

For more information, visit www.cymer.com.

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