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June 23,2009
The Electronic Materials Report
Now Available: Patterning Material Forecast Service
Linx is pleased to announce a new service covering spin-on patterning materials including photoresists and patterning ancillaries called the Patterning Material Forecast Service. The new service is designed for marketers, product managers and executive management and will offer forecasts on the market growth of each segment along with market shares in an independent view of the market. This service will allow participants to understand their position in the global patterning materials market, measure progress, and plan their strategy and tactical initiatives.

Patterning Material Forecast

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For more information on the Patterning Material Forecast Service, call Mike Corbett at 973.437.4517 or send us an email.

Linx will be presenting at Semicom West and Intersolar
Semicon West and Inter Solar Presentations
"The tail stops wagging the dog.  Forecasts for the supply chain in the Solar PV industry."
Inter Solar
Wednesday July 15, 2009 - 2PM - 6 PM
Session 3: PV Equipment and Materials Manufacturing Market Outlook
Intercontinental Hotel

"The Impact of the Downturn on CMP"
Semicon West
Wednesday July 15, 2009 - 2 PM
3rd Annual NCCAVS/CMPUG SEMICON West Conference '09
July 14-15, 2009, Moscone Convention Center, Room 120 (Lower North Lobby)

"Overview of Chemicals and Materials in Solar Cells and Modules"
Semicon West
Tuesday, July 14 - 2 PM
Moscone Convention Center at SEMI Booth located just outside of the North Hall

"Material Trends in Semiconductor and Photovoltaic Manufacturing"
CGMG General Meeting
Wednesday July 15, 2009, 10 AM - Noon
San Francisco Marriott
(location in hotel TBD)

Meet with Linx at Semicon West

If you'd like to meet with us at Semcion West, we will be happy to share our perspectives on electronic materials for the semiconductor industry. To arrange a meeting with Linx during the show, send us an email or call us at 973.437.4517. To reach us during the show call us at 973.698.2331 or 774.245.0959.
Linx Consulting Collaborates with Cost Model Developer

Linx Consulting is pleased to announce a new collaboration with IC Knowledge, a developer of Excell-based cost models for IC manufacturing.  Linx Consulting has formed this partnership to help our clients gain a better perspective of the overall costs for a variety of different semiconductor devices.

IC Knowledge was started in the year 2000 by Scotten W Jones, a long time semiconductor and MEMS professional. Over the last nine years IC Knowledge has become the world leader in Semiconductor and MEMS cost modeling. IC knowledge's product offering includes integrated circuit cost, economics and technology, MEMS cost and most recently a database of solar cell producers.  All of IC Knowledge's products are available through

Linx Offers Custom Services in Addition to Electronic Materials Reports

Linx Consulting offers other reports on the Electronic Materials Industry. If you don't find exactly what you're looking for in a Linx report, we can design a custom report for your company to address your unique decision-making needs.

Call us at 973.698.2331 or send us an email us at for more information.

Mike Corbett & Mark Thirsk
Linx Consulting
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