MPD Chemicals | July 2019
Digital transformation is driving the development and technical capability requirements of industry megatrends such as artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and autonomous vehicles. To achieve the performance for these technologies, manufacturers have adopted new, more complex chip designs. These changes have increased the demands on the materials used in all steps of semiconductor processing.
MPD Chemicals will expand Entegris’ capabilities in the development and production of new organosilane and organometallic materials. These materials are critical to innovation in the specialty chemical and semiconductor industries.
What was announced?
Entegris issued a press release on July 15, 2019, announcing the acquisition of MPD Chemicals, a provider of advanced materials to the specialty chemical, technology, and life sciences industries; and its four subsidiary brands Monomer-Polymer and Dajac Labs, Silar Laboratories, IsoSciences, and Norquay Technology.
Why is Entegris making this acquisition?
This acquisition will continue to grow and diversify Entegris’ engineered materials portfolio, which we expanded in March 2019 with the acquisition of Digital Specialty Chemicals (DSC).
Where will this business fit within the Entegris corporate structure?
MPD Chemicals is now part of Entegris’ Specialty Chemicals and Engineered Materials (SCEM) division.
What types of products does MPD Chemicals make?
MPD Chemicals has over 75 years of expertise in custom and specialty chemicals, including complex organic synthesis, unique monomers, polymer development, organosilicon chemistries, organometallics and stable isotope labeling. Learn more about MPD Chemicals.