CHELMSFORD, MA (22 March 2021) – Edwards completed the acquisition of the cryogenic product lines from Brooks’ Automation, Inc., in July 2019. The acquisition expanded Edward’s technology offering to customers in the semiconductor and general vacuum industries.
Edwards will now invest in a new building in Haverhill, Massachusetts, expected to be completed during the second quarter 2022. All functions currently within Chelmsford related to new product design, and manufacturing operations will be relocated to the new facility.
“The objective is to create a state-of-the-art, innovation and solutions center, improving overall efficiency of assembly, research & development, new product introductions and related operations activities”, said John O’Sullivan, General Manager Product Company Chelmsford and VP of Operations of the Semiconductor Chamber Solutions Division.
The Cryogenic Service operations activities, supporting the US market, will be relocated from the current Chelmsford facility to Nogales, Arizona and to Nogales, Mexico.