Riber opens China subsidiary
Riber, a French semiconductor equipment firm, is announcing the opening of its 100 percent owned subsidiary, Riber Semiconductor Technology Shanghai.
Located in the Baoshan district of Shanghai, this subsidiary will strengthen Riber's presence on the whole Chinese market and provide Chinese customers with commercial services, after sales services, in house and on-site maintenance solutions, completed with an extensive inventory of spares parts and accessories.
This subsidiary will serve Riber customers base for both MBE and evaporators activities. As of today, Riber has 21 MBE customers in China, including six industrial customers, for an installed base of 48 MBE machines of which 8 are production systems, the largest installed MBE base in China representing a market share of more than 75 percent. Regarding evaporators, Riber has already more than a 1,000 evaporators installed at four customers manufacturing OLED and solar cells.
After more than 30 years of commercial success in China, the opening of this subsidiary is an important strategic step to set Riber closer to its customers as well as to grasp the opportunities of growth in Chinese MBE and evaporators markets.