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Tokyo Electron Ltd. – At the Heart of Today’s Digital Society

Aired: Jan. 28, 2021

Semiconductors are essential in supporting today’s digital society as it increasingly applies technologies such as IoT, AI, and 5G. Tokyo Electron Ltd. is a manufacturer of semiconductor production equipment, a collection of core technology with micron-level accuracy. The company started as a specialized trading company in 1963 and has grown to be Japan’s top and the world’s 3rd biggest manufacturer of semiconductor production equipment. This segment takes a look at the reason behind its evolution, and the company’s future possibilities.

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Tsuneishi Tetsuo, Tokyo Electron Ltd.'s Chairman of the Board
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Tokyo Electron Miyagi Plant
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Kumakura Sho of the Advanced Process Development Laboratory, Tokyo Electron Miyagi Ltd.

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