Entegris Inc.has announced its new i2M Centre for Advanced Materials Science, which is the result of a $55 million investment in Bedford, Mass. The facility will serve as the main innovation centre for developing filtration and specialty coating technologies, which are used to improve yields in microelectronics manufacturing environments. Located in Bedford, MA, the 80,000 square foot i2M Center includes approximately 6,000 square feet of rated cleanroom space.
"i2M" stands for "ideas to market" and represents the focus of the new facility on innovation in the area of materials science. The i2M Center is home to approximately 100 employees, many of whom hold advanced engineering degrees in chemical engineering and related sciences.