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February 15, 1994 | MATTHEW HELLER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
It's a long way from heading supercomputer giant Cray Research, but for John Rollwagen, working with a small company often confused with a blood bank is like deja vu . "I absolutely fell in love with it," he said of Plasma & Materials Technologies Inc., based in Chatsworth. "It reminded me so much of Cray in the middle '70s, I could hardly stand it."
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November 26, 1996
Plasma & Materials Technologies Inc., a Chatsworth supplier of etching equipment used to manufacture computer chips, has completed its previously announced acquisition of a larger British company that it said will extend its reach in foreign markets. PMT said it purchased Electrotech, a supplier of advanced semiconductor deposition equipment, for $75 million in cash and 5.6 million shares of newly issued PMT common stock.
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January 30, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Cray Chief Named to Commerce Post: President Clinton appointed Cray Research Inc. Chairman John Rollwagen as deputy to Commerce Secretary Ron Brown. "The Department of Commerce will play a leading role in the development of a high-skill, high-wage economy," Clinton said. "Having presided over a high-skill, high-wage corporation for 15 years, John Rollwagen can help us bring this about." Rollwagen, 52, has worked for Cray, the world's largest supercomputer maker, since 1975.
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February 17, 1994 | MATTHEW HELLER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
It's a long way from heading supercomputer giant Cray Research. But for John Rollwagen, working for Chatsworth-based Plasma & Materials Technologies Inc.--a small technology company often confused with a blood bank--is like deja vu . "I absolutely fell in love with it," says Rollwagen, who was named PMT's chairman last month. "It reminded me so much of Cray in the middle '70s I could hardly stand it."
BUSINESS
November 26, 1996
Plasma & Materials Technologies Inc., a Chatsworth supplier of etching equipment used to manufacture computer chips, has completed its previously announced acquisition of a larger British company that it said will extend its reach in foreign markets. PMT said it purchased Electrotech, a supplier of advanced semiconductor deposition equipment, for $75 million in cash and 5.6 million shares of newly issued PMT common stock.
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February 17, 1994 | MATTHEW HELLER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
It's a long way from heading supercomputer giant Cray Research. But for John Rollwagen, working for Chatsworth-based Plasma & Materials Technologies Inc.--a small technology company often confused with a blood bank--is like deja vu . "I absolutely fell in love with it," says Rollwagen, who was named PMT's chairman last month. "It reminded me so much of Cray in the middle '70s I could hardly stand it."
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February 13, 1992 | From Reuters
Cray Research Inc., the world's largest supercomputer maker, said Wednesday that it will use a computer chip from Digital Equipment Corp. to power the new-generation machines it plans to roll out next year. Chairman John Rollwagen said Cray will use Digital's Alpha chip in a radically new line of supercomputers called massively parallel processors. Rollwagen called Digital's chip the fastest in the world. Cray Research shares jumped $2.125 to $46.50 in New York Stock Exchange trading.
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July 12, 1990 | From Times wire services
Supercomputer-maker Cray Research Inc., which has seen several key leadership changes in recent years, said today that Marcelo Gumucio submitted his resignation as president, chief operating officer and a member of its board. Cray Chief Executive Officer John Rollwagen cited differences of management style for the surprise departure of Gumucio, who became president in November, 1988.
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September 18, 1991
Longtime Cray Research Inc. executive John F. Carlson was elected president and chief operating officer of the Eagan, Minn., supercomputer maker Tuesday. Carlson's election by the board of directors was announced in a letter to employees by Chairman and Chief Executive John Rollwagen, who had been handling the duties of president and chief operating officer since the July, 1990, resignation of Marcelo Gumucio.
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December 4, 1991 | From Associated Press
America's biggest computer companies said Tuesday that they want the government to help develop a high-speed data network that would let everyone from university scientists to grade school students use supercomputers. They compared it to building an interstate highway system for electronic information. "We see the opportunity to reshape the way people work, to reshape the way people learn," said John Sculley, chief executive of Apple Computer Inc. Sculley and the CEOs of other U.S.
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February 15, 1994 | MATTHEW HELLER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
It's a long way from heading supercomputer giant Cray Research, but for John Rollwagen, working with a small company often confused with a blood bank is like deja vu . "I absolutely fell in love with it," he said of Plasma & Materials Technologies Inc., based in Chatsworth. "It reminded me so much of Cray in the middle '70s, I could hardly stand it."
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January 30, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Cray Chief Named to Commerce Post: President Clinton appointed Cray Research Inc. Chairman John Rollwagen as deputy to Commerce Secretary Ron Brown. "The Department of Commerce will play a leading role in the development of a high-skill, high-wage economy," Clinton said. "Having presided over a high-skill, high-wage corporation for 15 years, John Rollwagen can help us bring this about." Rollwagen, 52, has worked for Cray, the world's largest supercomputer maker, since 1975.
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