Cost savings initiatives: Reduce the cost of operations and meet annual cost reduction goals.
Risk mitigation for product end-of-life: Mitigate the risk of vendors discontinuing legacy resists.
Secondary source supplier: Alleviate the risks associated with production interruptions due to complete dependence on one supplier.
Stalled innovation: Collaborate on qualifying a new resist to spark and restore optimism to create the “next big thing”.
Competitive edge: Compete in the microelectronics industry by using different quality resists than market competitors.