Transcontinental 70-Tool Decommissioning and Relocation Project Wins NSTAR an Appreciation Award


Company Profile
Leading IDM

Live fab

Business Challenges
Decommissioning and installation to occur between different countries/cultures.

Tool installation into a live production environment.

Technical Challenges
Management needed to complete relocation successfully in a safe and timely manner.

NSTAR Solution
NSTAR provided a transcontinental integrated project solution for the decommissioning/installation of 70 semiconductor process tools.

NSTAR’s established project management team and resources performed decontamination, decommission, disassemble, move-out/crate, ship, uncrate and installation of over 70 semiconductor process tools, ancillary and support equipment within live production environment.

NSTAR used the same technical resources for installation that de-installed the tools to provide continuity of tool knowledge, and supplemented each team with additional support provided by locally hired engineers.

The tools were released to the client, enabling seamless and full integration into the production process.

NSTAR received Appreciation Award for outstanding contribution completed with zero safety incidents.

What this Means to NSTAR Clients
NSTAR works to minimize risk, through careful planning and execution, while maintaining an environment of personnel and site safety for all to work.

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