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Versum Materials to exhibit materials and delivery systems for semiconductor manufacturing at SEMICON China

Presence marks first trade show appearance in China

TEMPE, Ariz. (March 9, 2017) ‒ Versum Materials, Inc. (NYSE: VSM), a leading materials supplier to the semiconductor industry, announced today it will showcase its next-generation CMP slurries, ultra-thin dielectric and metal film precursors, formulated cleans and etching products, and delivery equipment at the largest gathering of the semiconductor industry in the world, SEMICON China. The event takes place March 14-16, 2017 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center in Shanghai, China.

As the premier supplier of semiconductor materials for almost 40 years as Air Products Electronic Materials, the recently spun off Versum Materials will debut at the show in Exhibit Hall W5, Booth 5123. Visitors are invited to meet with the company’s materials experts to discuss the optimal materials and equipment for use in the manufacture of next-generation semiconductors. Of particular interest will be products that benefit the surface preparation and cleans space, including the ACT® HX200-300 Advanced IC Cleans Series for use in back end of line (BEOL) process at the levels of copper interconnect or cobalt/tungsten contacts to remove metal hard mask (MHM) at 28nm node and beyond.

“Technology is the cornerstone of our strategy. From molecular design, synthesis and formulation, applications support, scaling and manufacturing, packaging, shipping and delivery to on-site support, we are here to help our customers advance their processes and make them more efficient,” stated Guillermo Novo, CEO of Versum Materials, Inc. “Our global team is the best in the industry and brings a combination of deep expertise and technical know-how. SEMICON China will provide an ideal opportunity to learn about our passion and how we deliver innovation to the semiconductor industry.”

About Versum Materials, Inc.

Versum Materials (NYSE: VSM) ( is a leading electronic materials company providing high-purity chemicals and gases, delivery systems, services and materials expertise to meet the evolving needs of the global semiconductor, display and LED industries. Derived from the Latin word for “toward,” the name “Versum” communicates the company’s deep commitment to helping customers move toward the future by collaborating, innovating and creating cutting-edge solutions.

A global leader in technology, quality, safety and reliability, Versum Materials is one of the world’s leading suppliers of next generation CMP slurries, ultra-thin dielectric and metal film precursors, formulated cleans and etching products, and delivery equipment that has revolutionized the semiconductor industry. Versum Materials, which began “regular way” trading October 3, 2016 on the NYSE as an independent company, has annual sales of approximately $1 billion, 1,900 employees and 10 major facilities in Asia and North America. The company is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona. Prior to its separation on October 1, 2016, Versum Materials had operated for more than three decades as a division of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE: APD).

Note: This press release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements can be identified by references to future periods, and include statements we make about our ability to meet the anticipated needs of our customers and the industries we serve, and the expected performance and scalability of our products in specific customer environments with differing manufacturing needs, the ability to align our resources to meet the demands of the industries we serve, our future sales, the success of our planned strategy of moving our capabilities closer to our customers, and our prospects following the spin-off. These forward-looking statements are based on management’s reasonable expectations and assumptions as of the date of this release. Actual results and the outcomes of future events may differ materially from the those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements because of a number of risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, the general economic and business conditions that could decrease the demand for our goods and services; our concentrated customer base; our ability to continue technological innovation to meet the evolving needs of our customers; our substantial post-spin leverage; and other risk factors described in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our Form 10-K, and our Current Reports on Form 8-K filed since. Versum Materials assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements or information in this release.

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