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ITV News: 1,100 jobs created across Wales on eve of investment summit

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ITV REPORT: 1,100 jobs created across Wales on eve of investment summit.  The jobs, based in both North and South Wales, will be in the financial and manufacturing sectors. They were announced today, on the eve of the UK Investment Summit at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport.

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Huge boost for Welsh economy as six companies create more than 1,100 new jobs

Six companies have announced more than 1,000 new jobs in Wales. In Newport, SPTS Technologies has been awarded a Welsh Government grant towards a three-year research project to develop advanced wafer processing solutions for high growth advanced packaging applications in the manufacture of the latest generation of integrated circuits and micro electro mechanical systems (MEMS). The project will create 30 full-time roles.

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BBC Wales New: Small job numbers with a big impact

The announcement that six companies are bringing 1,100 new jobs to Wales is of course good news for the economy, the businesses concerned, and most importantly, for the people who will take up the posts. Thirty jobs over three years at SPTS in Newport may not sound impressive but it is the types of jobs, and the value of what the company does, that makes the company's expansion significant for the Welsh economy. SPTS has been at the Coldra on the eastern edge of Newport for around 20 years and it has always been ahead of the game.

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Insider Magazine: Results from Insider's Made in Wales Awards 2014

Insider's Made in Wales Awards 2014: SPTS Technologies wins Green Manufacturer Award. Newport-headquartered SPTS, which makes equipment for the microelectronics industry, has made big savings by going green. One judge said: "They've really embraced it. A fantastic story."

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Solid State Technology: "IFTLE 193 SEMI Singapore Part 2: SPTS and STATSChipPAC" - Phil Garrou

At the recent 2.5/3DIC Forum at SEMI Singapore Dr. Surya Bhattacharya, Director of Industry Development (TSV) at, A*STAR Institute of Microelectronics chaired the day long session looking at the state of TSV technology. SPTS updated attendees on their endpoint controlled “via reveal” etch process. 

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