SCAI Announces Collaboration Agreement with SynSysCo

Sumitomo (SHI) Cryogenics of America, Inc. (SCAI), a CSA CSM, has announced a joint collaboration with Synergy Systems Corp (SynSysCo) for the distribution and service of Sumitomo’s Marathon® CP Cryopumps across North America.

SynSysCo’s support of the Marathon CP line includes the opening of Synergy Cryogenics at SynSysCo’s facility in Montrose CO. The 6,000 sq. ft. facility will support the sale and distribution of the complete Marathon CP product line, including standard and low-profile cryopumps, ranging in size from eight to 20 inches, plus helium compressors and related accessories.

“The collaboration will leverage SCAI’s leadership position in cryopump design and manufacture and SynSysCo’s leadership position in vacuum solutions and service,” says Robert Deobil, president of SCAI. “We were in need of an improved distribution model in North America, and SynSysCo is the perfect fit to enhance our overall expertise and customer response.”

SynSysCo’s collaboration with SCAI further expands its commitment to bring world-class products to the dry vacuum pumping market and to enhance its ability to provide turnkey solutions for its customers. “SynSysCo is pleased to collaborate with a worldleading technology company like Sumitomo (SHI) Cryogenics of America, Inc.,” says Frank Jankowsky, president of SynSysCo. “SCAI’s expertise in
cryogenics, and the unique capabilities of the Marathon CP product line, provide an expanded level of product and process capability that we are excited to bring to the North American market.”

Jankowsky says SynSysCo is particularly excited about the line’s hot swap feature, which will enable its customers to change out the pump’s cryocooler in about 45 minutes and return to production without breaking vacuum or removing the cryopump from the chamber for return or replacement. “This is exactly the type of distinct value advantage SynSysCo seeks to deliver to our customers through the world-class products and services we provide,” he says.

SHI Cryogenics Group, an integral part of the Precision Equipment Division of Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd., is a leading worldwide provider of innovative cryogenic and vacuum solutions to the medical, semiconductor, flat panel, general coating and research industries. Its engineering team focuses on the latest cryogenic and vacuum technologies, including innovative cryopump and cryocooler designs. Sumitomo (SHI) Cryogenics of America, Inc. (SCAI) is the North American division of the SHI Cryogenics Group, focusing on design, manufacturing, sales and service with corporate office in Allentown PA and additional locations in Illinois, California, New York and Texas.

SynSysCo, founded in 2005, is a manufacturer and global distributor of specialty dry vacuum products for high technology, R&D and industrial applications. SynSysCo services the products it sells and provides application engineering expertise and customer technical support for all its products. Its full product offering includes its SSC line of miniature compact air-cooled dry scroll pumps, its SDS line of industrial dry screw pumps, Kashiyama Neodry multilobe dry pumps, Anest Iwata ISP dry scroll pumps and dry air compressors, LOT vacuum semiconductor-class dry screw pumps, as well as turbo pumps and RGA and turbo pump carts.