November 1, 2021 – Heraeus Conamic, a leading-edge material specialist for the manufacturing and processing of the industry’s highest purity fused silica, announced it has acquired the Korean company HS Advanced Materials Co., Ltd. (HSAM). Founded in 1995 and located in South Korea, HSAM is a converter and distributor of semi-finished quartz materials for the semiconductor and other industries.
With the acquisition Heraeus Conamic expands its portfolio for semi-finished quartz materials for the semiconductor industry. Christoph Fark, President Heraeus Conamic, said: “The semiconductor market in Korea is a driving force in the global semiconductor industry and is expected to grow significantly. With this step we will strengthen our presence as a supplier of quartz base materials in Korea. This represents a major step towards long-term success, both for our customers and for Heraeus Conamic.”
The company will act as and be further developed as Asian hub for Heraeus Conamic’s Base Material business, focusing on semi-finished quartz goods for the semiconductor industry. “We are very pleased to welcome the entire HSAM team to Heraeus Conamic and are very much looking forward to embarking on a growth path together,” adds Michael Werth, President Heraeus Conamic. In preparation for the growth strategy, HSAM has already relocated to a new and bigger site, roughly 20 kilometers from its old location (see new address below).