scia Systems received a Supplier Excellence Award from Qorvo


scia Systems  as a supplier of wafer processing systems for milling, trimming, and deposition of thin films, has received a Supplier Excellence Award from Qorvo in appreciation of scia Systems’ quality, on-time delivery, and support.

“Qorvo had a need to rapidly expand production capacity of their fab in Richardson, Texas in order to fulfill orders from key customers,” said Michael Zeuner, CEO of scia Systems GmbH.  “It was quite a challenge, but by working together with Qorvo engineering and supply chain groups, we were able to meet their schedule and performance requirements. This Qorvo Supplier Excellence Award recognizes the hard work and ingenuity of both the scia Systems and Qorvo manufacturing teams, and we’re very proud of these joint accomplishments.”

Howard Witham, Vice President, Texas Operations, Qorvo, said, “scia Systems was able to deliver systems when we needed them, along with excellent technical support. At the same time, they helped us to increase the productivity of existing machines. The quality and dependability which scia Systems delivered makes it a partner Qorvo can rely on. I am very pleased to present this Supplier Excellence Award to the people of scia Systems, and thank them for their hard work and dedication.”

About Qorvo

Qorvo is a leading provider of core technologies and RF solutions for mobile, infrastructure and aerospace/defense applications. Qorvo was formed following the merger of RFMD and TriQuint, and has more than 7,000 global employees dedicated to delivering solutions for everything that connects the world. Qorvo has the industry‘s broadest portfolio of products and core technologies; world-class manufacturing facilities; and is a ‚Trusted Source‘ for GaAs, GaN and BAW products and services. For the industry‘s leading core RF solutions, visit

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Fraunhofer FEP orders a scia Magna 200

Fraunhofer FEP

The Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP from Dresden works on the development of innovative production technologies for surfaceprocessing. With the ordered scia Magna 200 aluminum nitride and silicon oxide should be deposited for piezoelectric and passivation layers on SAW/BAW components.

The scia Magna 200 combines the advanced system design of scia Systems with the unique Double Ring Magnetron sputter source DRM 400 from Fraunhofer FEP. This architecture provides a very high homogeneity of coatings at impressively high deposition rates.



scia Systems joined SAWLab Saxony

SAWLab Saxony

The network SAWLab Saxony is a concentration of expertise in the field of acousto-electronic devices, which was brought to life by IFW Dresden. Besides the know-how of IFW Dresden, several local research institutes, universities and high-tech companies contribute to the network in order to generate an interdisciplinary research of international attention. scia Systems is glad to support the SAWLab Saxony with its technologies and experience in thin film technology, especially frequency trimming and is looking forward to a future-oriented cooperation.