Nitta Haas Receives Siltronic's Long-Term Partner Award for Polishing Materials

October 30,2017

Nitta Haas Incorporated, a joint venture of Dow and the Nitta Corporation, was recently recognized with a Supplier of the Year Award from Siltronic AG, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of silicon wafers. Nitta Haas and Siltronic have a relationship that spans more than 20 years, and on October 10, 2017, Siltronic presented business leaders with the distinguished honor of “Exceptional Long Term Global Partner.”

“Over the past two decades, we’ve supported many of Siltronic’s technology needs, and we are honored to receive this distinction, recognizing our value as a partner in their business growth,” said Mitsutaka Chiba, president & chief executive officer, Nitta Haas, Inc. “Our consistency and reliable supply are equally critical to this successful long-term collaboration, and I’d like to congratulate the Nitta Haas and Dow team for their valued service and support.”

Nitta Haas serves the semiconductor market with pads and slurries for a variety of polishing applications, working closely with Dow’s Chemical Mechanical Planarization (CMP) Technologies business. Nitta Haas’ Silicon, Disk and Optics (SDO) business has an expertise in polishing sensitive surfaces including silicon, glass and compound wafers.

Nitta Haas was also recognized by Siltronic in 2010 with the “Excellent Product Development in Polishing Pad Technology” supplier award.

Senior leaders from Siltronic AG present the Supplier of the Year award to representatives from Nitta Haas and Dow’s CMP Technologies business on October 10, 2017. From L to R: Patrick Sieber, Siltronic senior strategic procurement manager, Rainer Irle, Siltronic executive vice president and chief financial officer, Shaun Tan, Nitta Haas SDO sales and marketing director, Mitsutaka Chiba, Nitta Haas president & chief executive officer, Pauric O’Donnell, Dow CMP Technologies SDO business development leader, Christoph von Plotho, Ph.D., Siltronic president & chief executive officer, and Martin Schoder, Siltronic senior vice president strategic procurement.

Stay informed with news and technical content from Dow Electronic Materials by signing up for our monthly email alert.