In recent years AUECC
has taken the leading position of chemicals supplied to the photovoltaic cell manufacturing market, currently supporting over 3 Giga watts of annual PV cell production with products including advanced proprietary chemicals that enhance cell performance.
It is estimated that by next year over 45,000 tons of high-purity wet chemicals will be needed by process industries in the Shanghai area alone," said Perry Chuang, Chairman of AUECC.
AUECC (Asia Union Electronic Chemical Corp), formed in 2000, is a JV between The BOC Group (through its BOC Edwards Line of Business) and UPC Technology, part of the Mitac-Synnex Group.
AUECC, working closely with BOC Edwards, will focus on process chemicals as well as specialty and tailor-made formulations for microelectronics and flat panel display customers," stated Perry Chuang, chairman of AUECC.
Curtis Dove, president of AUECC since 2001, will continue with AUECC as president.
vice president and general manager of Ashland's Electronic Chemicals Division, said: "AAKL and AUECC
demonstrate Ashland's commitment to serving the Asian microelectronics market.
will manufacture and sell a broad range of ultrapure chemicals to the growing local and regional microelectronics industry, including wet process chemicals, specialty blends and CMP (chemical mechanical planarization) and Flat Panel Display materials.