Press Release

April 12, 2011

Voltaix Receives Leonard Parker Pool Safety Award from the Compressed Gas Association

Branchburg, NJ, USA – Voltaix, LLC, announced today they have received the Leonard Parker Pool Award for excellence in occupational safety from the Compressed Gas Association for continuous safety improvements and outstanding safety performance during 2010.

The awards are given in memory of Leonard Parker Pool, the founder, and former chief executive of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. The awards, created in 1978, are presented annually to participating Compressed Gas Association member companies that have recorded the greatest improvement in safety performance during the previous two years, and is based upon the total recordable case incidence rates as defined by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

Safety, security, and environmental stewardship, are core values of Voltaix. By earning this award, Voltaix has distinguished itself among competitors and peers in the private and public sectors of the State of New Jersey.

“We are honored to receive this prestigious award,” said Mark Wilkinson, Executive Vice President of Voltaix. “This recognition by the CGA comes as a result of sustained commitment to safety and continuous improvement at all levels of the organization.”

About the Compressed Gas Association (CGA)
Since 1913, the CGA has been dedicated to the safe manufacture, transportation, storage, transfilling and disposal of industrial and medical gases and their containers. CGA represents more than 120 member companies that provide engineering and scientific expertise necessary to develop consensus safety standards; provide safety information and warnings about the chemical or physical properties of gases and their containers; and provide technical training and education.

CGA is an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accredited standards developing organization and works directly with federal, state and provincial agencies and fire code officials to promote safe and responsible practices and regulations. For more information, visit

About Voltaix
Voltaix manufactures specialty materials that enhance the performance and manufacturability of semiconductors and photovoltaics. Utilizing exceptional expertise in silicon, germanium and boron chemistry, our products are custom designed for the most demanding applications, including:

  • Advanced DRAM computer memory
  • Silicon Germanium (SiGe) transistors for wireless communications chips
  • Strained silicon for high speed logic computer chips (CPUs)
  • Copper enabling low-K dielectrics for computer chips
  • High efficiency thin film silicon solar cells
Voltaix materials enable logic chips to compute more quickly and solar cells to absorb a broader portion of the solar spectrum, and they improve manufacturability by minimizing defect formation and increasing machine throughput.

Voltaix is the world leader in the manufacture of a number of electronics products, including germane, diborane, trisilane, and trimethyl boron. We use proprietary synthesis, purification, and packaging technology developed in-house. We also design and build our own equipment for use in our manufacturing operations. The company, founded in 1986, employs approximately 100 people at its sites in North Branch, NJ and High Springs, FL. Intel Capital, Novus Energy Partners, and Mission Point Capital Partners are investors in Voltaix. For further information, visit

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