The semiconductor industry powers modern technology and is essential for future developments in artificial intelligence (AI), advanced wireless networks such as 5G, and quantum computing. Challenges today such as disruptions to global supply chains, rising costs associated with innovative semiconductor manufacturing and design, and geopolitical instability place increased pressure on this essential industry. With these myriad external threats applying pressure to the semiconductor industry, any unforeseen incidents to manufacturing facilities or equipment could be catastrophic.
If a serious incident, such as a fire, chemical contamination, or explosion is impacting your production, Envista's team of experienced semiconductor experts can assist. Our consultants and engineers have decades of experience working with all aspects of semiconductor design, from silicon ingot manufacturing and semiconductor wafer fabrication to integrated circuit assembly, photovoltaic module manufacturing, and hard disk drive (HDD) and solid-state drive (SSD) manufacturing.
When an incident occurs, you need to determine what happened and why. Envista's root-cause investigations provide you with the independent subject-matter expertise needed to mitigate your loss and return to business.
Our expert semiconductor industry investigation services include:
- Fire origin and cause investigation
- Electrical and electronic failure causation
- Structural and mechanical system failure assessments
- Control system logic fault diagnosis
- Metallurgical and chemical testing
- Verification and validating of damaged Work in Progress (WIP)