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.

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

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