Company Profile

Lam Research

Based in Fremont, CA, USA



Lam Research is a global supplier of tools and services to the semiconductor industry, primarily for front-end wafer processing. Founded in 1980, the company now has revenue of $16.5 billion (CY 2021) and around 16,300 employees.

The company provides solutions for chip transistors, interconnects, patterning (including lithography, deposition and etch), and packaging. Its solutions have applications for advanced memory, sensors & transducers, analog & mixed signal, discretes & power devices, and optoelectronics & photonics.

In 2022, Lam Research announced a new selection of etch products for the development of gate-all-around transistors. The three products – Argos, Prevos and Selis – are designed to support manufacturing of 3D transistor structures without damaging the critical material layers, through decontaminating wafer surfaces and enabling ultra-high selectivity etching.