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British semiconductor supplier to add 100 jobs at new Hillsboro HQ

Malia Spencer
British semiconductor supplier to add 100 jobs at new Hillsboro HQ

A British semiconductor equipment maker is the latest company to announce an expansion in Washington County, this time bringing 100 new jobs to the site. Edwards Vacuum, which makes vacuum products and advanced exhaust management systems, is consolidating its current Hillsboro footprint into a new 75,000-square-foot facility not far from chip maker Intel Corp. These products are needed to create the ultra-clean environment required for semiconductor manufacturing. The new 250-person site will be the company’s new North American headquarters for its semiconductor business, the company said in a written statement.