PeroxyChem, a global leader in peroxygen chemistries, plans to construct a new hydrogen peroxide purification facility in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Construction is scheduled to begin in spring of 2015 with the facility expected to be operational in early 2016. The new facility is designed to support the GLOBALFOUNDRIES Fab 8 facility and meet new anticipated market demand for ultra-high purity hydrogen peroxide used in semiconductor manufacturing.
“With its proximity to GLOBALFOUNDRIES and other regional customers, the Saratoga Springs facility will enable the safe, efficient and reliable supply of this specialized product while allowing PeroxyChem to better serve our customers,” said Stephanie Montag, global business director, hydrogen peroxide for PeroxyChem. “We would like to thank the city of Saratoga Springs and all our community partners for their tremendous support of this exciting project and look forward to becoming a part of the region’s overall business appeal.”
“PeroxyChem’s expertise, product quality and reliability, combined with the proximity of this new facility to our Fab 8 facility, made this partnership an easy decision for GLOBALFOUNDRIES,” said Mark Presar, director of procurement, GLOBALFOUNDRIES. “Sourcing our hydrogen peroxide locally from PeroxyChem’s new Saratoga Springs facility will help us as we continue to execute on our vision to reshape the semiconductor industry through collaboration and innovation.”
The new Saratoga Springs facility will become PeroxyChem’s second hydrogen peroxide purification facility in the U.S. and third worldwide, and will add to the company’s expanding portfolio of peroxygen chemistries. This new Northeast facility is an important part of the company’s overall vision as PeroxyChem expands capabilities in the electronics market.