Watlow, St. Louis, Mo., a designer and manufacturer of thermal systems, has acquired Semiconductor Tooling Services Inc. (STS), San Jose, Calif., as a wholly owned subsidiary.

STS provides ion implant refurbishment, elastomer bonding and high-precision cleaning technologies. STS’ primary offering is the development and application of precision bonds between critical components in a process tool assembly. These bonds are responsible for adhesion and provide specific heat-conducting properties. The acquisition will allow Watlow and STS to provide customers a greater product offering and increased capabilities.

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