MKS Instruments Company Profile

06:00 EDT 22nd March 2018 | BioPortfolio

MKS Instruments, Inc. is a leading worldwide provider of process control solutions for advanced manufacturing processes such as semiconductor device manufacturing; thin-film manufacturing for flat panel displays, optical storage media, architectural glass and electro-optical products; and technology for medical imaging equipment.Our instruments, components and subsystems incorporate sophisticated technologies to power, measure, control and monitor increasingly complex gas-related manufacturing processes, thereby enhancing our customers' uptime, yield and throughput, and improving their productivity and return on invested capital.
MKS's Best in Class products and technologies provide infrastructure to:Manage flow rates of gases entering and exiting the process chamber Measure and control mixture and pressure of gases within the process Analyze and monitor gas composition Isolate the process environment from the outside nvironment
Deliver plasma source power to the process Create reactive gases for processing or for chamber cleaning
Facilitate digital communications among sensors, subsystems, and control systems Manage electrostatic discharge Analyze and monitor feed, exhaust and stack gases Calibrate instrumentation to ensure process repeatability Combine products into application-specific subsystems MKS products are respected around the world for their accuracy, stability and repeatability. These characteristics enable our customers to eplicate their processes from tool to tool, from factory to factory and from country to country.


90 Industrial Way,
United States of America


Phone: 978-284-4000
Fax: 978-284-4999

News Articles [238 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

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Younger Named President And COO Of MKS Instruments

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Decontamination of Surgical Instruments Begins in the OR

By Nancy Chobin, RN, AAS, ACSP, CSPM, CFER Q:  We are having an issue with our operating room (OR) staff leaving bioburden to dry on the instruments. I am having a hard time getting them to take ...

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Reproducibility of work ability and work functioning instruments.

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Physics and Histologic Evaluation of Rotary, Ultrasonic, and Sonic Instruments.

Rotary instruments (RIs) are the most commonly used to perform osteotomies in many fields of medicine. Owing to a new interest in performing a minimally invasive surgery, over last fifteen years new d...

Predicting child maltreatment: A meta-analysis of the predictive validity of risk assessment instruments.

Risk assessment is crucial in preventing child maltreatment since it can identify high-risk cases in need of child protection intervention. Despite widespread use of risk assessment instruments in chi...

Instruments evaluating the self-directed learning abilities among nursing students and nurses: a systematic review of psychometric properties.

Modern healthcare institutions are continuously changing, and Self-Directed Learning (SDL) abilities are considered a prerequisite for both nursing students and nurses in order to be proactive about t...

Comparison of 3 Frailty Instruments in a Geriatric Acute Care Setting in a Low-Middle Income Country.

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Comparative Study of Circular Stapling Instruments

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Comparison of Prosthetic Assessment Tools and Factors Influencing the Outcome

Background and rational: A large number of instruments exists to assess upper limb prosthetic function. However, they differ substantially in terms of psychometric properties and content....

Developing an Atlas to Teach Nurses to Clean Micro-instruments Used in Cataract Surgery: Effect on Patient Safety

Aims and objectives The purpose of this study was to develop an atlas to explore the effect of micro-instrument cleaning on the safety of cataract surgery. Background Cataract surgery saf...

Validation and Field Test for Risk Appraisal Instruments

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