Who We Support: Industry

High-Tech Manufacturing is Leading the Way!

The Center of Excellence for Semiconductors and Electronic Manufacturing is proud to partner with many of our local high-tech manufacturers that drive the semiconductor and electronics manufacturing industry in Southwest Washington. Each company plays a vital role in Washington State’s economy and SW WA’s high-tech manufacturing supply chain.

Learn more about each business here. What do you want to do? Each of these companies are in the local Vancouver-Portland area.

High-Tech Manufacturing is Leading the Way!

The Center of Excellence for Semiconductors and Electronic Manufacturing is proud to partner with many of our local high-tech manufacturers that drive the semiconductor and electronics manufacturing industry in Southwest Washington. Each company plays a vital role in Washington State’s economy and SW WA’s high-tech manufacturing supply chain which also offering great careers with family living wages for the benefits of our community.

Learn more about each business here. What do you want to do? Each of these companies are in the local Vancouver-Portland area.

Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI) is a global semiconductor leader that bridges the physical and digital worlds to enable breakthroughs at the Intelligent Edge. ADI combines analog, digital, and software technologies into solutions that help drive advancements in digitized factories, mobility, and digital healthcare, combat climate change, and reliably connect humans and the world. With revenue of more than $12 billion in FY22 and approximately 25,000 people globally working alongside 125,000 global customers, ADI ensures today’s innovators stay Ahead of What’s Possible. Learn more at www.analog.com and on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Columbia is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacturing, and support of equipment for a variety of industries. Primary business units include Batching and Mixing Solutions, Concrete Products Equipment Solutions, Production Equipment Molds, Mechanical Palletizing Machines and Robotic Palletizing Solutions.

Impact Electronic Solutions - Vancouver

Impact Electronic Solutions – Vancouver (formerly known as Silicon Forest Electronics) is a full-service electronics manufacturing services company that provides prototype and full-turnkey production services for a wide range of customers in the medical, defense, aerospace, unmanned systems, industrial, and instrumentation sectors.

Impact Electronic Solutions-Vancouver offers various services to fulfill your electronics manufacturing needs, including Surface Mount (SMT) and Through-Hole capabilities, functional and environmental testing, new product support, specialty processes, and electro-mechanical “box build” services.

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Kokusai Electric Corporation (KSEC)

Kokusai Electric Corporation (KSEC). KSEC is a world leader in the design, manufacture, installation, and maintenance of 200mm and 300mm Vertical Diffusion and Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) systems. For over three decades, Kokusai has been recognized as a pioneer in the field of thermal processing technology. Kokusai’s furnaces are found in the majority of semiconductor fabs around the world. The world’s leading integrated circuit manufacturers turn to Kokusai for new and innovative solutions to improve fab cycle time and productivity while also maintaining superior quality.

Kyocera’s North American operations have contributed strongly to the company’s overall success. We established our first North American sales company in 1969, a two-person operation serving Silicon Valley’s burgeoning semiconductor industry and other high-tech markets throughout the United States. Since then, our North American operations have expanded to more than 4,000 employees engaged in the manufacture and sale of a broad range of state-of-the-art, high-technology products for consumers and businesses alike.

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Kyocera North America
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Microchip Technology

Microchip Technology Incorporated is a leading provider of smart, connected, and secure embedded control solutions. Its easy-to-use development tools and comprehensive product portfolio enable customers to create optimal designs, which reduce risk while lowering total system cost and time to market. The company’s solutions serve more than 120,000 customers across the industrial, automotive, consumer, aerospace and defense, communications, and computing markets. Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, Microchip offers outstanding technical support along with dependable delivery and quality.

nLIGHT’s high-power semiconductor and fiber lasers are not only changing the way things are made but also changing the things that can be made. Strong vertical integration enables us to rapidly introduce new products for a range of markets including industrial, microfabrication, aerospace, and defense. nLIGHT’s semiconductor lasers are the industry’s brightest and operate at unique wavelengths and power combinations. Our high-power continuous wave fiber lasers provide significant advantages over legacy fiber lasers for programmability, serviceability, and reliability.

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Out of the Box Manufacturing

At Out of the Box Manufacturing we take a uniquely different approach to manufacturing by intelligently designing innovative and efficient processes that enable us to build faster, better, and smarter than the competition. From fully automated systems to ISO-certified processes to paperless work instructions; our expert engineering, program management, and production technicians ensure that assemblies are built right every time.

SEH America is one of 13 Shin-Etsu Handotai Group facilities which are, in turn, part of the Shin-Etsu Chemical corporation of Japan. The Shin-Etsu group is more than one hundred companies producing everything from silicon wafers to plastics. At SEH America, our philosophy and success rest upon our commitment to excellence, quality of service and product to our customers, and a safe working environment for our employees.

TSMC Washington, based in Camas, Washington, USA. TSMC Washington, formerly known as WaferTech, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of TSMC and is one of six TSMC manufacturing sites located around the world. TSMC was founded in 1987 and created the dedicated foundry model. Today, TSMC is the foundry leader in manufacturing capacity, process technology, and customer service.

TSMC Washington strives to provide the same technology, manufacturing service and quality performance as other TSMC 8 Inch fabrication facilities located elsewhere. TSMC designates TSMC Washington as Fab11 and its employees are dedicated to serving the interests of TSMC and its world-wide customers.

ControlTek’s Quality Electronics & PCB Assembly Services lead the EMS industry in technical capability, quality, and efficiency.
ControlTek’s Surface Mount Assembly (SMT Assembly) and Through-Hole manufacturing capabilities include three full EMS manufacturing lines. Reflow, wave and selective solder are available. Ongoing investment–in low volume, high mix PCB assembly capabilities–ensure we continue to improve our ability to meet your manufacturing needs.

High-Tech Manufacturing Solution Providers

All manufacturers rely on their supply chain of vendors to add value to their business.  This is especially true of High-Tech manufacturing companies.  Listed below are the businesses that support manufacturing and/or education.

Clark Public Utilities (Clark PUD) is a customer-owned public utility. They provide electricity service to more than 225,000 customers throughout Clark County, and water service to about 39,000 homes and businesses in unincorporated areas. For more than 75 years, we have committed to bringing our community the most reliable and affordable electricity and water services possible.

Element PI, LLC is a distributor of their own line of Vacuum Coaters for SEM and Thin Film Deposition (Sputter, Carbon, Thermal Evaporation). These devices have uses in small semiconductor & Electronic development labs and understanding device compositions and failures. Their sales office and demonstration lab is located in Ridgefield, Washington.

Festo is a global leader in automation technology, and the world market leader in technical training and education. By establishing a link between industry and education, we are helping our customers all over the world to increase their productivity. Get to know our two business sectors better. Automation and Technical Education.

Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center R&D (OMIC R&D) – industrial and Academic Manufacturing Research. We are scientists, engineers, industry leaders and academic experts in search of innovations for metals manufacturing. We experiment, discover and learn together in a world-class applied research and development facility. Our vision is to provide solutions to metals and other manufacturing challenges while preparing the industry’s workforce through on-the-job learning and serving as a catalyst for regional economic prosperity.

SIGMADESIGN product development combines collaborative design and engineering services. With product development capabilities all in-house, including prototyping, fabrication, assembly, testing and manufacturing, we craft solid and appealing products for our clients.

TigerStop began designing a machine that would make every manufacturing business fast and accurate, every time. We built our business sustainably, with local employees and local vendors, and manufactured everything in-house at our Vancouver, WA factory. 28 years later we’re still here. We’ve sold over 60,000 TigerStops across the globe, but our mission remains exactly the same, to help other manufacturers reduce waste so they too can grow and support their local communities.

 UL Solutions delivers testing, inspection, and certification services, together with software products and advisory offerings, that support our customers’ product innovation and business growth. A global leader in applied safety science, UL Solutions transforms safety, security, and sustainability challenges into opportunities for customers in more than 100 countries.