News & Events

Saxonburg, PA - August 12, 2020
II-VI Incorporated to Acquire Ascatron and Outstanding Interests in INNOViON for Vertically Integrated Silicon Carbide Power Electronics Technology Platform
II-VI Incorporated (Nasdaq: IIVI), a leader in compound semiconductors, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all the outstanding shares of Ascatron AB, a leader in silicon carbide (SiC) epitaxial wafers and devices for power electronics. II-VI also announced that it will acquire all the outstanding interests of the owners of the parent of INNOViON Corporation, a leader in ion implantation technology for silicon and compound semiconductor devices. Both transactions are scheduled to close by the end of calendar year 2020.

San Jose, CA - August 3, 2020
INNOViON and Core will set up Asia-Pacific Technology and Sales Service Center in Taiwan
In order to further develop Asia-pacific market and provide timely and better service, Core Systems will set up Asia-Pacific Technology and Sales Service Center at Taiwan Hsinchu Science Park in August 2020.

San Jose, CA - May 6, 2020
Core Announces Acquisition by INNOViON Corporation
Core Systems today announced the acquisition of Core Systems Incorporated by INNOViON Corporation, a San Jose, California based provider of ion implantation foundry services. Core Systems and INNOViON have had a long relationship that included the purchase of Core’s implant foundry business by INNOViON in 2012.

San Jose, CA - November 2, 2012
INNOViON and Core Announce Business Combination
INNOViON Corporation and Core Systems, Inc. announced today an agreement in principle for INNOViON to acquire Core’s Specialty and Production ion implant service divisions. Under the terms of the agreement, INNOViON will acquire certain assets from Core and will transfer the implant service business to their San Jose facility. Core will maintain their rights and interests in KingCore Technology, their joint venture in Wuxi, China.

Wuxi, China - October 11, 2011
KingCore Exceeds Expectations and Continues to Expand
KingCore Technology, China’s first ion implant service foundry, announced the completion of their first year of outsourced ion implantation services in Wuxi, China and are now heading into their second year with plans of expansion, a full year ahead of schedule.

Sunnyvale, CA - October 11, 2011
Core Systems Partners with Simax Services to Add Fab Engineering Services to Ion Implant Portfolio
Core Systems Inc., a leading supplier of ion implant services and ion implanter disk refurbishment and Simax Services, a worldwide leader in services for established wafer fabs, have announced that they have entered into a long-term Distributorship Agreement.

Sunnyvale, CA - March 2, 2010
Core Systems and Kingstone Semiconductor Launch Ion Implantation
Service in Wuxi, China

Core Systems Inc., a leading supplier of ion implant services and ion implanter disk refurbishment, has announced that it has entered into a joint venture with Kingstone Semiconductor Company Ltd., to bring ion implantation services to China and the Asia Pacific region. The new venture, KingCore LLC, will be headquartered in Wuxi, China and will begin implant services in May 2010.