SEMI International Standards
Date Prepared: 05/24/2017
Revised (if Applicable):

Name of Task Force (TF): Printed Circuit Board Equipment Communication Interface (PCBECI) Task Force

Global Technical Committee: Automation Technology
Originating Technical Committee Region: Taiwan

1. Charter: (State the objective of the proposed TF.)
Develop a standard that defines the equipment communication interface used in PCB manufacturing lines.
2. Scope: (Define the specific activities that the TF will conduct.)
Define a standard for PCB manufacturing equipment communication interface based on:
SEMI E4: SEMI Equipment Communications Standard 1 Message Transfer (SECS-I),
SEMI E5: SEMI Equipment Communications Standard 2 Message Content (SECS-II),
SEMI E30: Generic Model for Communications and Control of Manufacturing Equipment (GEM),
SEMI E37: High-Speed SECS Message Services (HSMS) Generic Services,
SEMI E37.1: High-Speed SECS Message Services Single Selected-Session Mode (HSMS-SS), and
 other relevant standards as necessary.

3. Formal linkages with TFs in other Regions/Locales: (Show each associated TF and its parent global technical committee; indicate nature of relationship – global TF, observer TF, etc.)
4. Formation Date:(TF formed on)

Task Force formed on: 05/24/2017
Task Force approved by Committee/GCS on: 05/24/2017