Michael L. DeBruyckere President
Photolithography is a sought-after method of patterning nanoscale structures on integrated circuits (ICs) of microelectronic devices. However, the increasing push for the miniaturization of electronic devices while increasing manufacturing yields brings forth complexity in designing ICs. In such a scenario, there is a growing need among industries for holistic imaging solutions with value, quality, and reliability while meeting their individual needs accurately.
Fulfilling this requirement is Advance Reproductions, one of the leading photomasking, photoplotting, and photolithography service providers. The company is committed to delivering a unified offering for clients’ imaging and engineering needs. “We focus first on understanding our client’s needs and pain points and, based upon the application, come up with an appropriate is to be one of the top solution providers through creative imaging,” adds Michael L. DeBruyckere, the President at Advance Reproductions.
Since 1969, Advance Reproductions has built a reputation for offering innovative photomasking solutions with precision and speed, with a strong commitment to solving customers’ concerns. It can help clients with both simple 2D patterns as well as very complex photolithography patterns on a variety of substrates. A comprehensive discovery process is at the core of what the company delivers. It conducts transparent conversations with clients to understand their specific needs and creates off-theshelf customized solutions for them.
Precision imaging forms the foundation of Advance Reproduction’s photomasking solutions. Its imaging solutions feature sub-micron geometrics that meet high tolerances over large surfaces (>1M). Irrespective of the industry vertical, the company delivers complete CAD and data editing services for data preparation, as well as automatic vision inspection, to verify photomask integrity. Complimenting these services is customized metrology reporting and glass finishing services. In addition, a wide variety of metallization, optical coatings, and materials, including quartz, fused silica, soda-lime, borosilicate, are available to clients. Advance Reproductions also performs custom machining and reverse engineering to generate new photomasks.
The company’s proven experience, and technical expertise in high-quality photoplotting compliments its photolithography division. Utilizing laser imaging technology, it allows them to offer cost-effective and competitive pricing for these added-value services. Same-day turnaround, data preparation services, along with customer tooling for film, complete a full spectrum of precision film services and products.
Be it fulfilling a project within a few weeks or working for months with a client’s R&D and engineering team; Advance Reproduction embraces a flexible business model to ultimately Michael L. DeBruyckere help clients refine an idea or processes that will help generate a manufactural product for them. As such, Advance Reproductions has a legion of happy clients across various industries such as aerospace, automotive, automobile, instrumentation, discreet medical devices, MEMs, and semiconductor.
The company strives to stay abreast of the latest technologies in the imaging space to continue being relevant and resourceful to clients. It employs stateof- the-art technologies for automatic vision inspection for photomask verification and advanced imaging equipment. It also has a dedicated customer service team to proactively support clients.
With innovation embedded deep in its DNA, Advance Reproductions continues to progress with leaping strides by adapting and evolving with the ever-changing technology landscape. It is focused on recognizing all future industry trends and requirements and equipping itself accordingly with the right tools and resources to satisfy those needs. Advance Reproductions also continues to make capital investments in advanced photomasking equipment to deliver every application demand of clients. “With the prowess of our creative technical team and over 48 years of experience, we will continue to establish our stronghold by adopting newer innovations and technologies to revolutionize photomasking for our clients worldwide,” concludes DeBruyckere.