Communication with our customers in that industry has never been as important as it is today if we are to be able to meet their fast-changing requirements for products and processes. Vacuum components play an important role in virtually all semiconductor processes. Choosing the right one depends on the specific process requirements. Over the past several years, in order to fully to meet the demands of the semiconductor industry, we have radically shortened our internal turnaround times, developed and marketed new products much more rapidly, and greatly improved the quality of our services.