W L Gore & Associates
Based in Newark, DE, USA
Technology & equipment suppliers
W L Gore & Associates provide microfiltration membranes for water and chemicals needed in etching, lithographic and chemical-mechanical planarization processes. Alongside this, products include membrane vents for clean environments and high flux cables which reduce particulation and outgassing. W L Gore plans to reposition itself for the upcoming growth in extreme ultra-violet (EUV) treatment, as it is one of the few manufacturers of this equipment.