Oscar Chapa has more than 25 years in the semiconductor equipment manufacturing industry. His track record includes working with multi-international companies in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. Among his successes, Mr. Chapa includes building multi-cultural engineering teams, leading the launch of two manufacturing plants, and developing a newly trademarked stainless steel. Mr. Chapa has held various leadership roles at Applied Materials, Celerity and Israel based, Ham-Let Advanced Control Technology. Throughout his tenure with these companies, Mr. Chapa was key in building engineering, product development and placement worldwide, as well as developing off-shore engineering capabilities in India, China, and South Korea.
Mr. Chapa joined Compart in 2008 and is now Vice President of Engineering. In his current capacity he has been instrumental in strengthening Compart’s engineering core resources in China, has led Compart’s facility expansion into South Korea, and was responsible for the development of Compart’s Semi F-20 compliant material TriClean®.
Mr. Chapa has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University in Kingsville.