Chi Mei Entech Co. (CMLT) Selects Johnson Matthey PSH-30 hydrogen purifier

Date Announced: 21 Nov 2007

WEST CHESTER, PA, November 21. 2007 - Johnson Matthey Gas Purification Technology (GPT) group, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of highly reliable bulk and point-of-use purifiers, announced today that they supplied a Model PSH-30 hydrogen purifier, capable of hydrogen flows of 30 Nm3/hr. to Chi Mei Entech Co., Ltd. (CMLT), in Taipei, Taiwan.

Pionics Technology Corporation, Johnson Matthey's Taiwanese sales and service agent, secured the sale.

CMLT is a manufacturer of LEDs used to backlight LCD screens. They are a division of Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO), one of the world's leading manufacturers of thin film transistor liquid crystal displays (TFT-LCD) with sales of $5.9 billion.

Founded in 1998, CMO has over 16,000 employees in Taiwan and 28,000 worldwide. Their products include panels for notebooks, desktop monitors and televisions - and they are the world's leading supplier of large-size LCD TV panels.

Johnson Matthey's state-of-the-art PSH Series bulk hydrogen purifiers are capable of providing 99.9999999 percent pure hydrogen for wafer fabrication and they are the technology of choice for Taiwan's silicon and compound semiconductor industry.

About Johnson Matthey Gas Purification Technology
Backed by a reputation for superior reliability, technological expertise and customer service - and having installed over 5,000 gas purification units around the world - the company is a global leader in the design, engineering, manufacture and distribution of state-of-the-art purification systems for gases used in the semiconductor industry. The Johnson Matthey GPT group maintains facilities in North America, France, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, China and Hong Kong.

Jeff Lucht, Business Manager, Johnson Matthey Gas Purification Technology West Chester, PA 19380, USA Phone: (610) 232-1968 or (800) 624-2204; Fax: (610) 232-1934


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