Ray Pong promoted to Group Process Engineering Director

SAN JOSE, California, January 17, 2020 – INNOViON Corporation (www.innovioncorp.com) announced today the promotion of Ray Pong to Group Director of Process Engineering.  Pong has been INNOViON’s Applications Engineering Manager since 2009.  Pong will continue to maintain his responsibilities at INNOViON’s San Jose, California location but will also provide application and process leadership to engineering at INNOViON’s Massachusetts and Taiwan locations. 

“Ray is a real asset for INNOViON”, stated CEO, Tom Devine.  “In addition to his deep technical knowledge he is also an outstanding mentor to our younger engineers, the guidance he provides them is essential”. 

Pong has worked with INNOViON for nearly 18 years and has also had technical management positions with Spansion, Maxim Integrated Products and General Signal.  Pong holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from California Institute of Technology and a Masters of Chemical Engineering from University of California, Berkeley.      

About INNOViON:

INNOViON is the leading global provider of foundry ion implantation support and service to the microelectronic industry.  Formed in 2001, INNOViON represents a combination of industry leaders with over 40 years in this specialized technology segment. INNOViON corporate headquarters is located in Colorado Springs, CO with production facilities in San Jose, CA, Wilmington, MA and Hsinchu, Taiwan, INNOViON operates 7 days per week and is equipped with a broad range of tooling supporting both standard and specialty implants in diameter ranges of 2” through 300mm. INNOViON also offers a full range of Fab Service support, including ion source and subassembly rebuilds and miscellaneous parts cleaning for all implanter models.  INNOViON is ISO 9001:2015 Certified and is headquartered at 2060 Briargate Parkway. Colorado Springs, CO 80920.  More information about INNOViON is available at www.innovioncorp.com

Steve Swanson promoted to General Manager for San Jose Location

SAN JOSE, California, Jan. 14, 2020 – INNOViON Corporation (www.innovioncorp.com) announced today that Steve Swanson, INNOViON’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing, is taking over as General Manager for INNOViON’s San Jose, California location.  Swanson will also continue in his role as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the INNOViON Group. 

“Steve has done a wonderful job leading sales and marketing for INNOViON”, stated INNOViON’s CEO, Tom Devine.  “The same qualities that make him an excellent sales leader – his focus on people, communication, organization and problem solving – also made him the natural choice for our San Jose location.  We are looking forward to having him in this role”, continued Devine. 

Swanson has been with INNOViON since 2004 and was previously Global Account Manager for MEMC for 19 years.  Swanson holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from San Jose State University.

About INNOViON:

INNOViON is the leading global provider of foundry ion implantation support and service to the microelectronic industry.  Formed in 2001, INNOViON represents a combination of industry leaders with over 40 years in this specialized technology segment. INNOViON corporate headquarters is located in Colorado Springs, CO with production facilities in San Jose, CA, Wilmington, MA and Hsinchu, Taiwan, INNOViON operates 7 days per week and is equipped with a broad range of tooling supporting both standard and specialty implants in diameter ranges of 2” through 300mm. INNOViON also offers a full range of Fab Service support, including ion source and subassembly rebuilds and miscellaneous parts cleaning for all implanter models.  INNOViON is ISO 9001:2015 Certified and is headquartered at 2060 Briargate Parkway. Colorado Springs, CO 80920.  More information about INNOViON is available at www.innovioncorp.com

Tim Townley moves to the Chairman of the Board; Tom Devine becomes Chief Executive Officer

SAN JOSE, California, Jan. 12, 2020 – INNOViON Corporation (www.innovioncorp.com) announced today that Tim Townley, INNOViON’s CEO, has moved to the role of Chairman of the Board.  The change was effective January 1, 2020.  In his new role as Board Chairman, Townley will focus on key strategic growth and acquisition opportunities for INNOViON.   Townley has served as INNOViON’s CEO since the company was acquired by West Peak Partners and private equity in 2014.  Townley is a founding member of West Peak Partners and has previously served as CTO with Diamond Materials Technologies, General Manager with Adam Aircraft, Chief Operating Officer with INNOViON and Equipment Engineering Manager with Atmel.  Townley has a BSEET in Engineering from Oregon State University and an MBA from Tulane University.

INNOViON’s current President, Tom Devine, has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer as of January 1, 2020.  In his new role, Devine will oversee all INNOViON operations with global site general managers reporting to him.   Devine has served as President of INNOViON since 2016, is a member of the Board of Directors and is a founding member of West Peak Partners, who acquired INNOViON in 2014.  Devine has over 25 years of management experience with such companies as Diamond Materials Technology, Boon Edam BV, ABB, Headway Technologies and Paradigm Technologies.  Devine holds a BS in Business Management from Fresno State University. 

About INNOViON:

INNOViON is the leading global provider of foundry ion implantation support and service to the microelectronic industry.  Formed in 2001, INNOViON represents a combination of industry leaders with over 40 years in this specialized technology segment. INNOViON corporate headquarters is located in Colorado Springs, CO with production facilities in San Jose, CA, Wilmington, MA and Hsinchu, Taiwan. INNOViON operates 7 days per week and is equipped with a broad range of tooling supporting both standard and specialty implants in diameter ranges of 2” through 300mm. INNOViON also offers a full range of Fab Service support, including ion source and subassembly rebuilds and miscellaneous parts cleaning for all implanter models.  INNOViON is ISO 9001:2015 Certified and is headquartered at 2060 Briargate Parkway. Colorado Springs, CO 80920.  More information about INNOViON is available at www.innovioncorp.com

INNOViON Taiwan Earns ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Hsinchu, Taiwan, October 15, 2019 – INNOViON Corporation, a leader in foundry ion implantation, today announced that their new production facility in Hsinchu, Taiwan has been awarded certification for ISO 9001:2015 by Quality Systems Registrars, Inc.   

“With this recent expansion of scope, all three of INNOViON’s production facilities formally carry ISO 9001:2015 certification, and operate to the same high level of quality commitment our customers are accustomed to”, states Lisa Janello, Quality Manager for INNOViON. “We are very proud of our Taiwan Team and appreciate the hard work they put into earning this critical certification”, added Janello.  “

Earlier this month, INNOViON announced that their facility in Hsinchu has commenced operations to service customers in the Asia Pacific region.

About INNOViON:

INNOViON is the leading global provider of foundry ion implantation support and service to the microelectronic industry.  Formed in 2001, INNOViON represents a combination of industry leaders (Implant Center, Inc., Ion Implant Services, Inc. and Core Systems) with over 40 years in this specialized technology segment. INNOViON corporate headquarters is in Colorado Springs, CO with production facilities in San Jose, CA and Wilmington, MA and Hsinchu, TW.  INNOViON operates 7 days per week and is equipped with a broad range of tooling supporting both standard and specialty implants in diameter ranges of 2” through 300mm. INNOViON also offers a full range of Fab Service support, including ion source and subassembly rebuilds and miscellaneous parts cleaning for all implanter models.  INNOViON is headquartered at 2060 Briargate Parkway. Colorado Springs, CO 80920.  More information about INNOViON is available at www.innovioncorp.com.

INNOViON Opens Ion Implantation Facility in Hsinchu, Taiwan

Hsinchu, Taiwan, October 8, 2019  –  INNOViON Corporation, a leader in foundry ion implantation, today announced that it has opened its new foundry service location in Hsinchu, Taiwan.  Having recently passed several major customer audits, INNOViON has commenced operations to service customer accounts in the Asia Pacific region.      

“We are very excited to be open for business at our Taiwan facility”, states Tim Townley, CEO of INNOViON.  “With our Taiwan location, INNOViON is looking forward to increased collaboration and faster cycle times for our customers”.  Townley added, “With the processes and advancements that INNOViON has developed over the last 40 years, particularly for Compound Semiconductors, the Taiwan facility will provide a competitive advantage to our customers”. 

INNOViON Taiwan is located in the Hsinchu Science Park with plans for additional capacity and capability to be added in the coming year. 

About INNOViON:

INNOViON is the leading global provider of foundry ion implantation support and service to the microelectronic industry.  Formed in 2001, INNOViON represents a combination of industry leaders (Implant Center, Inc., Ion Implant Services, Inc. and Core Systems) with over 40 years in this specialized technology segment. INNOViON corporate headquarters is located in Colorado Springs, CO with production facilities in San Jose, CA and Wilmington, MA. INNOViON operates 7 days per week and is equipped with a broad range of tooling supporting both standard and specialty implants in diameter ranges of 2” through 300mm. INNOViON also offers a full range of Fab Service support, including ion source and subassembly rebuilds and miscellaneous parts cleaning for all implanter models.  INNOViON is a privately held corporation that is ISO 9001:2015 Certified and is headquartered at 2060 Briargate Parkway. Colorado Springs, CO 80920.  More information about INNOViON is available at www.innovioncorp.com

Innovion to Exhibit at CS Mantech

Colorado Springs, Colorado, March 8, 2019,  – INNOViON will be exhibiting at the upcoming CS Mantech Conference and Trade Show.  INNOViON will be discussing their ion implanting solutions for the compound semiconductor market.  “We are looking forward to discussing our ion implantation solutions for the SiC, Acoustic Filter, HJT, VCSEL and other market segment processes” stated James Robert, Business Development and Marketing Manager for INNOViON.  The CS Mantech Conference and Trade Show runs from April 29th through May 2nd at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Minneapolis.

About INNOViON:

INNOViON is the leading global provider of foundry ion implantation support and service to the microelectronic industry.  Formed in 2001, INNOViON represents a combination of industry leaders (Implant Center, Inc., Ion Implant Services, Inc. and Core Systems) with over 40 years in this specialized technology segment. INNOViON corporate headquarters is located in Colorado Springs, CO with production facilities in San Jose, CA and Wilmington, MA, INNOViON operates 7 days per week and is equipped with a broad range of tooling supporting both standard and specialty implants in diameter ranges of 2” through 300mm. INNOViON also offers a full range of Fab Service support, including ion source and subassembly rebuilds and miscellaneous parts cleaning for all implanter models.  INNOViON is a privately-held corporation that is ISO 9001:2015 Certified and is headquartered at 2060 Briargate Parkway. Colorado Springs, CO 80920.  More information about INNOViON is available at www.innovioncorp.com

INNOViON Announces Letter of Intent to Open Taiwan Facility

Colorado Springs, Colorado, November 14, 2018 — INNOViON Corporation, the leading provider of foundry ion implantation services for the semiconductor industry, has announced that it has signed a Letter of Intent with Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs to locate a production facility in Taiwan.  The site will be INNOViON’s third processing facility and is slated to be operational in Q2 of 2019.

“This new facility will allow INNOViON to better serve the compound semiconductor, silicon semiconductor and research markets in the Asia Pacific Region.   With INNOViON’S advanced ion implant technologies, we can increase our collaboration and deliver faster cycle times,” states Tim Townley, CEO of INNOViON. “When completed, the facility will offer INNOViON’s full range of implanting services” Townley added, “We are very excited to be in Taiwan as a gateway to the Asia Pacific Region”.

About INNOViON:

INNOViON is the leading global provider of foundry ion implantation support and service to the microelectronic industry.  Formed in 2001, INNOViON represents a combination of industry leaders (Implant Center, Inc., Ion Implant Services, Inc. and Core Systems) with over 40 years in this specialized technology segment. INNOViON corporate headquarters is located in Colorado Springs, CO with production facilities in San Jose, CA and Wilmington, MA, INNOViON operates 7 days per week and is equipped with a broad range of tooling supporting both standard and specialty implants in diameter ranges of 2” through 300mm. INNOViON also offers a full range of Fab Service support, including ion source and subassembly rebuilds and miscellaneous parts cleaning for all implanter models.  INNOViON is a privately-held corporation that is ISO 9001:2015 Certified and is headquartered at 2060 Briargate Parkway. Colorado Springs, CO 80920.  More information about INNOViON is available at www.innovioncorp.com

INNOViON Announces ITAR Registration

Colorado Springs, Colorado, October 2, 2018 — INNOViON Corporation, the leading provider of foundry ion implant services for the micro-electronics industry, announced today that they have received their International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) Registration renewal.

ITAR is a program directed by the U.S. Department of State, regulating the contract manufacturing, export, and import of U.S. military and defense related equipment and information.  Companies receiving this certification must have the knowledge and understanding to fully comply with ITAR, as well as having corporate procedures and controls in place to ensure compliance.  The ITAR Registration means that INNOViON is able to fully support military and defense-related contract manufacturing projects in the United States.

About INNOViON:

INNOViON is the leading global provider of foundry ion implantation support and service to the microelectronic industry.  Formed in 2001, INNOViON represents a combination of industry leaders (Implant Center, Inc., Ion Implant Services, Inc. and Core Systems) with over 40 years in this specialized technology segment. INNOViON corporate headquarters is located in Colorado Springs, CO with production facilities in San Jose, CA and Wilmington, MA, INNOViON operates 7 days per week and is equipped with a broad range of tooling supporting both standard and specialty implants in diameter ranges of 2” through 300mm. INNOViON also offers a full range of Fab Service support, including ion source and subassembly rebuilds and miscellaneous parts cleaning for all implanter models.  INNOViON is a privately-held corporation that is ISO 9001:2015 Certified and is headquartered at 2060 Briargate Parkway. Colorado Springs, CO 80920.  More information about INNOViON is available at www.innovioncorp.com

James Robert Joins INNOViON

Colorado Springs, Colorado, September 11, 2018 — INNOViON Corporation, the leading provider of foundry ion implant services for the micro-electronics industry announced today that James Robert has joined the company as the Business Development and Marketing Manager. James Robert previously was the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Diamond Materials Tech, a Meyer Burger Company, and has several years of sales and marketing experience in the Photovoltaic (solar) and Optoelectronics industries.

“We are excited that Mr. Robert has joined INNOViON. His experience and background will help the company as we go forward and expand our global presence.” said Tom Devine, President of INNOViON.  Mr. Robert is based in Colorado Springs and will focus on marketing, business development and growing sales in Asia.

About INNOViON:

INNOViON is the leading global provider of foundry ion implantation support and service to the microelectronic industry.  Formed in 2001, INNOViON represents a combination of industry leaders (Implant Center, Inc., Ion Implant Services, Inc. and Core Systems) with over 40 years in this specialized technology segment. INNOViON corporate headquarters is located in Colorado Springs, CO with production facilities in San Jose, CA and Wilmington, MA, INNOViON operates 7 days per week and is equipped with a broad range of tooling supporting both standard and specialty implants in diameter ranges of 2” through 300mm. INNOViON also offers a full range of Fab Service support, including ion source and subassembly rebuilds and miscellaneous parts cleaning for all implanter models.  INNOViON is a privately-held corporation that is ISO 9001:2015 Certified and is headquartered at 2060 Briargate Parkway. Colorado Springs, CO 80920.  More information about INNOViON is available at www.innovioncorp.com

INNOViON Announces ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Colorado Springs, Colorado, August 9, 2018 — INNOViON Corporation, the leading provider of foundry ion implant services for the micro-electronics industry announced today that it has advanced from ISO9001:2008 to ISO9001:2015 certification effective through September 2021.  The certification process was audited by Quality Systems Registrars, Inc.

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 is the most updated standard of its kind and focuses on quality management systems and performance.  It assists companies in developing a management system that aligns quality with their wider business strategy.  There is a focus in risk-based thinking in organizational processes that helps improve communications, efficiency and implementation of continuous improvement.

“We are excited to earn certification to ISO 9001:2015 and feel it provides additional assurance to INNOViON’s customers that we have committed to the highest standards in our operations, production and management.” said INNOViON’s CEO, Tim Townley.

By meeting the extensive criteria for these standards, INNOViON affirms its ability to consistently deliver effective quality management and drive continuous improvements.  These improvements involve services, technical support and internal processes.

About INNOViON:

INNOViON is the leading global provider of foundry ion implantation support and service to the microelectronic industry.  Formed in 2001, INNOViON represents a combination of industry leaders (Implant Center, Inc., Ion Implant Services, Inc. and Core Systems) with over 40 years in this specialized technology segment. INNOViON corporate headquarters is located in Colorado Springs, CO with production facilities in San Jose, CA and Wilmington, MA, INNOViON operates 7 days per week and is equipped with a broad range of tooling supporting both standard and specialty implants in diameter ranges of 2” through 300mm. INNOViON also offers a full range of Fab Service support, including ion source and subassembly rebuilds and miscellaneous parts cleaning for all implanter models.  INNOViON is a privately-held corporation that is ISO 9001:2015 Certified and is headquartered at 2060 Briargate Parkway. Colorado Springs, CO 80920.  More information about INNOViON is available at www.innovioncorp.com