|Founded in Japan in 1952, ULVAC is an international corporation that designs, manufacturers and markets equipment and materials for industrial applications of vacuum technology. Today, ULVAC is a leading global supplier of production systems, instrumentation, pumps and vacuum components used in the semiconductor, flat panel display, disk/magnetic media, and industrial manufacturing markets. The corporation is comprised of some 36 individual companies engaged in all sectors of the vacuum industry. The ULVAC name is derived from the company's conceptual foundation - "The Ultimate in VACuum Technology".
Combining several business units which had been operating domestically since 1975, ULVAC Technologies, Inc. was established in 1992 as the US subsidiary of ULVAC Japan, Ltd. Headquartered in Methuen, Massachusetts, ULVAC Technologies provides sales and service to the North American market for all ULVAC products. In addition, this facility is equipped with a class-10 cleanroom for process development, customer demonstration and manufacturing of the ENVIRO solvent-free dry photoresist stripper.