Semiconductor Manufacturers to Limit Emission of Potent Greenhouse Gas

Author:, Published on: 16 March 2001

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a new partnership to reduce perfluorocompound greenhouse gas emissions in the semiconductor manufacturing process...According to the EPA, the semiconductor industry is the first and only industry to work at the international level to reduce climate change-related emissions...The 21 companies participating in the agreement: Advanced Micro Devices, Agere Systems, Agilent Technologies, Conexant Systems, Dominion Semiconductor, L.L.C., Eastman Kodak Company, Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation, Hewlett Packard, Hyundai Semiconductor America [now Hynix Semiconductor America], IBM Microelectronics Division, Intel Corporation, Intersil Corporation, LSI Logic, Micron Technology, Inc., Motorola, National Semiconductor, NEC Electronics, Inc., Philips Semiconductors, Inc. [part of Royal Philips Electronics], Sony Semiconductor Company of America, ST Microelectronics, Texas Instruments.

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Related companies: Advanced Micro Devices Agere Systems Agilent Technologies Eastman Kodak Fairchild Semiconductor HP (Hewlett-Packard) IBM Intel Intersil Micron Motorola National Semiconductor NEC Royal Philips Electronics Sony ST Microelectronics Texas Instruments