Several years ago, CMB were fortunate enough to be employed to complete the FAB1 refurbishment for IQE at their European Headquarters in Cardiff.
IQE are a world leader in the design and manufacture of Compound Semi-Conductors materials to service a wide range of technology applications for wireless, optoelectronic, electronic, and solar devices.
This initial project was completed on time and to budget within an existing facility that remained in operation for the duration of the works.
As a result of the successful completion of the FAB1 refurbishment CMB have grown this section of the business whereby we now undertake similar projects for the likes of SPTS, Cardiff University, Swansea University and again with IQE Europe.
The value of these contracts has ranged from £1 Million to £40 Million and have been extremely challenging in every aspect. Some of the services installed include the following
Toxic gas monitoring and safety installations
Wastewater treatment plant and acid neutralisation
CMB have developed a close relationship with IQE during every project we have completed and we now also provide the FM services to their Newport Mega foundry which is another project that has been delivered successfully by CMB.
"CMB have grown the semiconductor side of the business whereby we now undertake similar projects for the likes of SPTS, Cardiff University, Swansea University and IQE Europe."
IQE plc has partnered with the CMB teams on Compound Semiconductor process clean rooms and complex manufacturing facility projects. CMB have maintained a high-quality service throughout the partnership, and their team have consistently exceeded expectations. We would recommend them to any client requiring Clean and/or High Tech Facilities.
Howard Williams PhD, BSc, CEng, MIMechE, MCIBSE,
IQE plc Chief Operating Officer (Retired)