Expands global filtration portfolio and establishes local manufacturing in Mainland China
BILLERICA, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Entegris, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENTG), a leader in specialty chemicals and advanced materials solutions, announced today it has acquired Hangzhou Anow Microfiltration Co., Ltd., a filtration company for diverse industries including semiconductor, pharmaceutical, and medical. Headquartered in the Xindeng New District, Fuyang National Economic and Technological Development Zone, Hangzhou, Anow is now part of the Microcontamination Control Division of Entegris.
The addition of Anow not only brings new polymeric membrane technologies and liquid filtration offerings to Entegris’ global portfolio, but also provides Entegris with additional infrastructure to manufacture filtration products in the Asia region.
“With the demand for IoT, AI, and 5G infrastructure on the rise, Entegris is well positioned to capitalize on these growth opportunities. Acquiring Anow underscores our strong commitment to regional development and manufacturing capabilities to enable our customers to achieve process yield and device performance.” said Bertrand Loy, President and CEO of Entegris. “Anow will allow us to explore new markets that require similar high purity standards, both in China and throughout the world.”
Entegris has acquired Anow for approximately $73 million in cash, subject to certain post-closing adjustments, and excludes cash contributed to fund near term capital expenditures. The acquisition was subject to customary closing conditions, including local regulatory filings and registrations, all of which have been satisfied.
Entegris is a leader in specialty chemicals and advanced materials solutions for the microelectronics industry and other high-tech industries. Entegris is ISO 9001 certified and has manufacturing, customer service and/or research facilities in the United States, Mainland China, France, Germany, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan.
Additional information can be found at www.entegris.com.
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