Lam Research Corporation (Lam Research), is a supplier of wafer fabrication equipment and services to the worldwide semiconductor industry. Lam Research designs, manufactures, markets, refurbish, and services semiconductor processing equipment used in the fabrication of integrated circuit. In addition, it offers a broad portfolio of single-wafer clean technologies. Its Customer Support Business Group (CSBG) provides products and services to maximize installed equipment performance and operational efficiency. It offers a range of services including customer service, spares, upgrades, refurbishment of its etch, deposition, photoresist strip, and clean products. The Company also develops manufactures, sells and supports equipment used in grinding, lapping and polishing precision parts used in a spectrum of industrial applications.In June 2012, Lam Research completed its merger with Novellus Systems, Inc.