TOKYO--(Marketwire - Jul 26, 2012) - Semiconductor test equipment leader Advantest Corporation (TSE: 6857) (NYSE: ATE) has received a Best Supplier Award from Singapore-based STATS ChipPAC Ltd. (SGX-ST: STATSChP), a leading provider of semiconductor packaging design, assembly, test and distribution solutions. This is the fifth consecutive year that Advantest has earned this supplier accolade.
STATS ChipPAC's Best Supplier Award recognizes materials and equipment suppliers for overall best-in-class performance in cost, quality, delivery, technology, service and support.
"This recognition from STATS ChipPAC shows our dedication to maintaining our company-wide focus on providing excellent customer service, support and product quality," said Sae Bum Myung, Advantest's executive vice president of worldwide sales.
Advantest's versatile V93000 Smart Scale™ Generation of scalable test systems are configurable to optimize performance and cost savings in testing wireless communication ICs, high-speed memories, and Flash and DRAM devices. This platform reduces the cost of test while offering parallel testing and the industry's first full-performance test solution at wafer sort. These capabilities enable the V93000 Smart Scale Generation to increase test coverage, improve time-to-market and deliver superior test economics.
This honor from STATS ChipPAC is the latest industry recognition earned by Advantest. The company also has received other supplier awards and this year's top ranking among BEST Suppliers of Test Equipment in an industry survey conducted by VLSIresearch.
About Advantest Corporation
A world-class technology company, Advantest is the leading producer of automatic test equipment (ATE) for the semiconductor industry and a premier manufacturer of measuring instruments used in the design and production of electronic instruments and systems. Its leading-edge systems and products are integrated into the most advanced semiconductor production lines in the world. The company also focuses on R&D for emerging markets that benefit from advancements in nanotech and terahertz technologies, and has recently introduced multi-vision metrology scanning electron microscopes essential to photomask manufacturing, as well as a groundbreaking 3D imaging and analysis tool. Founded in Tokyo in 1954, Advantest established its first subsidiary in 1982, in the USA, and now has subsidiaries worldwide. More information is available at www.advantest.com.
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