Today FUJIFILM Electronic Materials U.S.A., Inc. (FEUS) broke ground for a major expansion of its manufacturing and development facility in Mesa, Arizona. The global market for electronics materials continues to grow and to meet the market demands Fujifilm expects to invest approximately $91 million across its facilities in Arizona and Rhode Island over the next several years. The Mesa site expansion is anticipated to take around 18 months and will comprise of approximately 85,000 SF of additional space in the form of five new buildings significantly expanding manufacturing, warehousing, R&D laboratory and office space.
"Fujifilm is committed to maintaining its leadership position in supplying our customers with a broad range of high purity electronic chemicals that address their needs in technical performance and quality," said Dr. Brian O'Donnelly, president & CEO, FUJIFILM Electronic Materials U.S.A., Inc.
"It has been great doing business with Fujifilm, and it's exciting to see them grow their semiconductor materials operations in Mesa," said John Giles, mayor, city of Mesa.
"Their investment in our city is tremendous and I suspect their success will continue with the high demand for semiconductors that are used across technology industries."
"We have a strong history in Mesa and the business has experienced solid growth over the last several years and as a result we will continue to support the evolving technology needs of our market," said Scott Klamm, Vice President of Operations, FUJIFILM Electronic Materials U.S.A., Inc.
"Fujifilm has been a great addition to Mesa's Industrial Corridor and a wonderful partner in District 6," says Kevin Thompson, council member, City of Mesa. "This expansion is a significant investment in our city, and shows Fujifilm's commitment in remaining a viable part of our community."
The project, expected to generate additional jobs for the area, will soon begin construction on South Mountain Road and is scheduled to be completed in early 2020.
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FUJIFILM Electronic Materials U.S.A., Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of FUJIFILM Holding America Corporation. This Fujifilm global electronic materials business has offices in United States, Japan and Belgium, and several manufacturing and R&D facilities worldwide offering a full array of custom, synthesis, blending, purification and advanced analytical capabilities to serve global customers in the semiconductor, image sensor, disk drive and other industries. The company supplies a broad range of enabling chemical solutions including photoresists, developers, cleaners, etchants, high purity solvents, low-k precursors, and CMP slurries and cleans. For more information, visit: www.fujifilm-ffem.com.
FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan brings cutting-edge solutions to a broad range of global industries by leveraging its depth of knowledge and fundamental technologies developed in its relentless pursuit of innovation. Its proprietary core technologies contribute to the various fields including healthcare, graphic systems, highly functional materials, optical devices, digital imaging and document products. These products and services are based on its extensive portfolio of chemical, mechanical, optical, electronic and imaging technologies. For the year ended March 31, 2018, the company had global revenues of $23.0 billion, at an exchange rate of 106 yen to the dollar. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit: www.fujifilmholdings.com.
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