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SUMCO Phoenix Appoints ATREG as Advisor for U.S. Semiconductor Wafer Manufacturing Facility Sale

Former SUMCO Cincinatti fab
Seattle, Wash., April 7, 2010  ATREG, a division of Colliers International, announced its formal appointment as advisor to SUMCO Phoenix Corporation (subsidiary of SUMCO Corp., Tokyo: SUMCF) in the sale of SUMCO’s operational semiconductor wafer manufacturing facility located near Cincinnati, Ohio.
Currently manufacturing 125, 150 and 200mm substrate and epitaxial wafers for discrete semiconductors, the offering includes over 70,000 square feet of Class 100 through 10,000 cleanroom manufacturing space in a 200,000 square foot building. The 100-acre site can accommodate future growth and the facility has undergone recent expansion and comprehensive modernization.
“SUMCO’s Ohio plant has advanced infrastructure, including exceptional water / sewer capacity and dual-source power supply,” stated Doug Barrett, senior vice president and director of ATREG. “We will seek out alternative advanced technology users, including solar, defense and battery manufacturers, data centers and others that would benefit from SUMCO’s highly advanced infrastructure.”
“The well-trained, highly motivated workforce provides potential buyers with a significant head-start to quickly and easily come to market,” added Mark Dobbins, senior vice president of human resources and general affairs at SUMCO. “We have utilized ATREG in previous dispositions and look forward to a successful transaction.”
ATREG will implement a global marketing campaign and work in conjunction with the local Cincinnati office of Cassidy Turley. SUMCO requests that all inquires are directed to Doug Barrett or Erin Conger at ATREG at +
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A semiconductor sales division of Colliers International, ATREG specializes in helping companies restructure advanced technology assets. Co-directed by Stephen Rothrock and Doug Barrett, ATREG has represented some of the semiconductor industry’s top companies in transactions totalling over U.S.$2 billion. ATREG advises on the sale of operational semiconductor fabs, wafer supply agreements, process and product intellectual property (IP), complete tool lines, and fab infrastructure. For more information, please visit us online at