AGI, Abbie Gregg, Inc.
  Eastman Kodak Company | OLED Research Lab
     
  Project Features:
> R&D Accessible to Manufacturing Partners
> Clean Class 100 to 1,000 and Support Spaces
> 6” x 6” Glass Substrates
> Revolutionary Display Process
> Proprietary Tools
> Limited floor to floor space
> Existing labs and facilities must remain operational in
> surrounding building
> Showplace for clients but houses proprietary tools
> Limited budget
  Project Location:
> Rochester, New York
   
  Project Size:
> 3,500 SF
   
  Project Status: 
> Constructed 1996
> Tech Transfer through 2006
   
  Services Provided by AGI for Project:
> Site Selection
> Cleanroom Design: Programming through
> Construction Documents, and Construction Administration
> Tool Procurement Assistance
> Tool Hook Up
> Start-up Support
> On Site Process Engineering Services, Litho
> Technology Transfer to Worldwide Licenses (Asia, Europe)
   
  Challenges Met:
> Provided Business Case options for pilot line and production
> in various locations using product and factory cost models
> Creative use of Plenums, Flush Grid Ceiling, recirc AHU
> in Utility Chases
> Optimized clean class while retaining flexibility
> Carefully planned tie-ins to existing utilities
> Clean Aisle parallel to viewing aisle allows full visibility
> with glazing to show desired support spaces
> Some areas used solid panels and bulkheading to
> “hide” proprietary tools
> Project cooperation between owner’s research team,
> owner’s facilities groups, architect, MEP Engineers
> and cleanroom consultant/IE (AGI) throughout the project
> (from concept through tool installation) allowed the project
> to meet timeline and budget
> Value engineering resulted in optimized solutions for
> air handling, process piping, and room finishes
>
Successfully produced OLED Display Prototypes,
> LCD Substrates and New OLED Technology for Kodak
> and their licensees for over 10 years to date
   
  Key AGI Personnel:
> Abbie Gregg, Cleanroom Consultant
> Craig Rossrucker, Cleanroom Consultant
> Mei Yen, Technology Transfer Consultant, On-Site Engineer