SOURCE: BlueShift Technologies

March 20, 2008 09:15 ET

BlueShift Technologies Enters China Market With Kingtech Electron Shanghai Ltd. as Sales and Service Partner

ANDOVER, MA--(Marketwire - March 20, 2008) - BlueShift™ Technologies, manufacturer of the QuickLink™ wafer processing platform with innovative linkable linear geometry, today announced an agreement with KEL (Kingtech Electron Shanghai Limited), to serve as BlueShift's Sales, Service, and Spare logistics provider in China.

"I am pleased to have KEL as a partner with their established business infrastructure in China. KEL Sales reach, Service credibility, and Logistics support gives BlueShift Technologies a ready presence for our emerging business in China," says Marty Petraitis, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for BlueShift. "With KEL as a partner we are better able to serve our current installed base as well as increasing our market share with our innovation automation products," Marty continues.

"BlueShift Technologies' innovative and affordable vacuum backbone is poised for the China market," says Michael Chu, CEO of KEL. Mr. Chu continues, "we believe our partnership will be long endured and very successful in the growing China market."

Under this agreement, BlueShift Technologies will market their QuickLink™ vacuum automation platform and their QuickBlue automation software applications in the semiconductor OEM tool market through KEL sales. KEL will provide technical support and spares logistics for BlueShift's installed base in China.

About BlueShift

BlueShift Technologies, Inc. develops and markets vacuum automation products for semiconductor manufacturing. BlueShift's linkable QuickLink™ wafer handling platform empowers semiconductor OEMs to cost-effectively adapt existing wafer processing tools to new process requirements while reducing equipment cost. For more information visit http://www.blueshifttech.com or email marketing@blueshifttech.com.

About KEL Corporation

KEL (Kingtech Electron Shanghai Limited), headquartered in Shanghai, China is the leader in Semiconductor equipment sales and support for the China market. KEL supports semiconductor, solar, and OEM businesses in China.

Copyright 2008 BlueShift Technologies, Inc. BlueShift and QuickLink™ are trademarks of BlueShift Technologies, Inc.

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