INFICON buys manufacturing specialist FabTime

  • January 31, 2024
  • William Payne

INFICON has acquired the assets of FabTime Inc. The acquisition strengthens the position of Swiss-based INFICON as a provider of semiconductor smart manufacturing software.

Founded in 1999, FabTime is a niche provider of cycle time management software and consulting services to semiconductor manufacturers enabling improvements in cycle time, capacity, productivity, and profitability. FabTime’s software and expertise is used by front-end and back-end factories in North America and in over 15 countries worldwide.

INFICON is developing products to enable autonomous semiconductor manufacturing. The acquisition of FabTime strengthens INFICON’s development efforts. Together, INFICON and FabTime provide a broad industrial engineering software suite and expertise to the semiconductor industry.

“We are excited to welcome FabTime,” said Oliver Wyrsch, CEO of INFICON. “The acquisition of FabTime is the latest step in our vision to provide the industry’s most advanced factory optimisation and process control solution in the market for the fully interconnected, and AI-enhanced fab of the future.”