Mike Naggar has been in the Semiconductor manufacturing and materials industry since 1976. He has a master’s degree in Chemical Engineering. Mike founded MGN International in 1992, and began handling contamination control products (particle counters) in 1994. He has extensive knowledge in the Semiconductor Manufacturing Process and Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing, especially relating to Chemical & Ultra-Pure Water contamination control. He has authored and published many papers related to the subject over the past 30 years. Aside from executive duties, Mike’s major role at MGN International is particle counting technical, application support, and training for the RION product line, supporting the North American & European Markets, with an emphasis on lithography materials and processes. He works closely with RION’s research and development department providing application support in applying new technologies and test procedures for emerging particle counting technologies.