Appointment of Frank Su

April 01, 2016 Salzburg, Austria – Semiconductor equipment manufacturer Semsysco GmbH ( has announced the appointment of Frank Su to the position of Managing Director Asia.

SEMSYSCO at SEMICON – Taiwan microelectronics manufacturing fair

Semsysco recently participated successfully the Semicon fair in Taiwan. Enclosed you will find some impressions from our booth.

PRESS RELEASE, Moritzburg/Salzburg Jan 21, 2015

Enforced cooperation between Fraunhofer IZM-ASSID and Semsysco in the field of Wafer Processing. At the European 3D IC Summit Fraunhofer IZM-ASSID (All Silicon System Integration Dresden) and SEMSYSCO Salzburg are announcing to enforce their cooperation in the field of wafer processing for wet etch, ECD and wet cleaning. The overall goal is to improve the performance and to deal with specific customer requirements of future generations of device nodes.

Grünwald buys controlling stake in SEMSYSCO

SEMSYSCO Semiconductor Systems Corporation GmbH, the Salzburg, Austria, based manufacturer of wet process equipment for the semiconductor industry, announces that as of today Grünwald Equity Group, based in Grünwald, Germany, has acquired a controlling interest in the company from The Thompson Group Inc., Kalispell, Montana (USA).


Global Headquarter in Salzburg, Austria

Establishment of SEMITOOL
by Mr. Ray Thompson, in Kalispell/Montana, USA. The company was active in the semiconductor industry and had two priorities:
1. Plating-Technology: utilized to apply, with different methods, Cupper or Aluminium onto Semiconductor carrier-medias.
2. Wet-Technology: Chemical cleaning- and structural-processes, which are applied inbetween the semiconductor manufacturing steps.
Semitool became a valued and respected part of the semiconductor-world.

Acquisition by Applied Materials

In December 2009 Applied Materials bought the Company from Mr. Thompson focusing on certain competencies of the new acquisition. Other areas however showed the need for a smaller more dynamic, innovative and more customer focused construct.

Founding of Semsysco, spin-off

After the expiration of the non-compete clauses, Mr. Thompson and Mr. Ötzlinger founded the Semsysco GmbH in March 2012 in order to perpetuate business in Salzburg (AT).

Semsysco focuses, with its decades of experience and extensive Know How, on the business areas that were neglected by Applied Materials.


Collaboration of SEMSYSCO and Fraunhofer

SSC and Fraunhofer close a long-term collaboration agreement for various R&D projects like the Semsysco High Pressure Plating System.

Foundation of the SEMSYSCO Ltd Singapore
in order to support the Global Sales and Service Organization better and faster.

Grünwald Equity acquires majority stake
In 2014 the long-term equity investment fund Grünwald Equity took over a major stake of SSC aiming at developing and growing the company further.

Collaboration of SEMSYSCO and IME Singapore
one of the leading institutes worldwide, for the development of cutting etch revolutionary wet processes.

ISO 9001 Certification
Certification of the management system according to ISO 9001 by Quality Austria