Southwest Silicon was established in 1994 as a silicon sales,
marketing, and service company, with a charter to provide
prime silicon wafers to semiconductor manufactures
as well as other users of prime silicon substrates.
The personnel at Southwest
Silicon have in excess of 35 years of experience in the semiconductor
industry. The President and CEO, Mr. Gene A. Nickerson, has been
involved in all aspects of the semiconductor business from the
front end to the back end, with 25 years of experience in the silicon
supply business of CZ and FZ silicon.
Southwest Silicon purchased all of the silicon assets from
Nickerson Associates, Inc. The purchase was consumated so as to
continue the flow of prime silicon to our customers.
Our main charter is to supply prime virgin silicon substrates
of both Czochralski and Float Zone type materials, which would
enable us to service the discrete manufacturers as well as the
standard line of semiconductor product.
have our raw materials evaluated to make sure that they uphold
the highest standards.
We strive to maintain quality silicon wafers and competitive prices,
and look forward
to working with your company for your silicon requirements.