To provide High Performance, Cost Effective Equipment Integration, Data Acquisition, Automation and Control Software Development


Plan the work and work the plan — that is the key to a successful project, and integration projects are no exception. In fact, planning is the most important tool of integration. You start with a top-down vision of what you want to achieve and follow that with a detailed plan to build from the bottom up.

And for integration projects, planning is important each and every time. Even though the equipment and components might be identical to previous requirements, dependencies change constantly. If you ignore the planning stage, you end up in a last-minute panic that resembles firefighting duty. Your only hope for a successful integration project is proper planning.

At Quest Adaptations, process planning is our most significant differentiator. We employ project delivery processes and knowledge management practices that ensure your integration project receives the maximum benefit of our experience. Of course, we also have the skilled resources, who know how to connect software to hardware and make it work, but no amount of skill can overcome the realities of an ill-prepared integration project. To reiterate, planning is the most important element for success.

A brief description of our integration service is listed below:

Host and Equipment Integration
  1. SECS/GEM compliant equipment to be integrated to the Host System for:
    1. Real-time Data Collection (Data Analysis)
    2. Process Recipe Management (Upload and Download)
      1. Wafer Map for Die Bonders
      2. Bond Coordinate for Lead Bonders
      3. Marking Instruction for Laser Mark
      4. Process Recipe for Metrology and Process Equipment
    1. Equipment Parameter and Status Monitoring (Utilization)
      1. Equipment Stoppages
      2. Equipment Alarms
      3. Equipment Remote Control
      4. Equipment “downing” for Statistical Failure
      5. Equipment “lock-down” for Preventive Maintenance
  1. We are familiar with the following third party SECS/GEM software:
    1. Brooks Automation – Grapheq, CELLworks, WinSECS, STATIONworks
    2. Cimetrix – CIM300 Family, Connect Family
  2. Equipment Characterization (SECS/GEM verification to specs)
SECS/GEM Integration for OEM Equipment
  • SECS/GEM Module for Semiconductor OEM Equipment
    • Incorporate the SECS/GEM module with the Equipment software/HMI for it to be SECS/GEM Compliant
    • Provide SECS/GEM support and maintenance for the Equipment at client site
    • Conduct Client on-site SECS/GEM requirement gathering
    • Develop SECS/GEM Capabilities for Specific Tool
    • Assist in SECS/GEM Tool Testing and Implementation
    • Serve as SECS/GEM Technical Support for Tool Vendors
MES Integration
  • We also have experience with all MES functionalities
    • Trace ability, WIP Tracking
    • Scheduling
    • Defect/Rework/Scrap
    • Operator Instructions
    • Data Collection, Process Monitoring
    • SPC, Fault Detection, AEC/APC
  • We are familiar with the following third party MES software:
    • Brooks Automation – FACTORYworks, 300works, CLASS MCS