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Minister Sung visits local producer of ceramic heaters under government R&D program 2021-04-29
(21.04.28)소부장 R&D 성과기업인 미코세라믹스 현장방문01.jpg 1
Trade, Industry and Energy Minister Sung Yunmo (left) made an on-site visit to the plant of MiCo Ceramics, a local supplier of ceramic materials and parts used in the semiconductor manufacturing process, in Anseong, Gyeonggi Province, on April 28.

The government came up with the R&D program for materials, parts and equipment on August 5, 2019, to ensure a stable supply of core materials for Korea’s major industries, one month after Japan’s announcement of export restrictions against Korea.

Minister Sung encouraged MiCo Ceramics’ achievement in developing ceramic heaters used in the chemical vapor deposition (CVD) process for semiconductors, the supply for which Korea had been heavily depend on Japan.