SOURCE: DCG Systems

DCG Systems

October 11, 2010 14:00 ET

DCG Systems Opens a Taiwan Office for Sales and Support

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwire - October 11, 2010) -  DCG Systems, Inc. the leading provider of semiconductor debug and characterization solutions for the semiconductor industry, today announced that it began operating its own support and marketing center in Taiwan on October 1, 2010. With headquarters located in Hsinchu, DCG Taiwan assumes direct responsibility for all DCG Systems product sales and service within Taiwan which were previously handled by Spirox Corporation and Caltron Pte Ltd.

Spirox had been the distributor for DCG Systems in Taiwan since 2008. Spirox is a DCG business partner, and continues to represent DCG sales in China. DCG Taiwan will work closely with the Spirox Engineering & Verification Services Division (EVSD), which services the large fabless market in Taiwan and utilizes DCG's advanced Electrical Failure Analysis and Circuit Edit systems as part of its service offering.

Caltron was Asian distributor for Zyvex Instruments LLC, which was acquired by DCG Systems in early 2010. Caltron continues to represent DCG in other parts of Asia, and continues to be DCG's partner in Taiwan with their knowledge of nanoprobing applications.

"Taiwan is a strategically important market with respect to semiconductor fabrication and design," said Dr. Israel Niv, President and CEO of DCG Systems. "Our direct operation in Taiwan will permit us to focus on providing DCG's yield enhancement methodologies and systems to efficiently support our customers' success in addressing leading edge technology requirements."

"Debug and Characterization are becoming more of a critical concern for local customers. I truly believe that DCG solutions like nProber, WaferScan and ELITE can support the ongoing drive for high yield and excellent manufacturing in this semiconductor market," said Al Feng, DCG Systems Taiwan Sales Manager.

About DCG Systems

DCG Systems, Inc., a privately held company headquartered in Fremont, California, is the leading provider of semiconductor electrical yield, debug and characterization solutions. DCG has operations in Japan, Taiwan, Malaysia, Singapore and Israel with partners in China, Europe and Korea. With a commitment to applying innovative technology to improve time-to-yield and time-to-market, DCG Systems delivers leading solutions at competitive cost to integrated device manufacturers (IDMs), wafer foundries and fabless chip companies worldwide. DCG Systems is comprised of the former Schlumberger/NPTest Probe Systems division, Optonics Inc., Hypervision Inc. and Zyvex Instruments LLC, with an installed base of over 950 systems worldwide. For more information please visit http://www.dcgsystems.com.

About Spirox

Spirox Corporation is a leader in providing advanced solutions from IC design and fabrication through assembly and test for the semiconductor and TFT-LCD high-tech industries. The company offers total turn-key processes by integrating professional distribution and value-added solutions with Spirox manufactured products and information systems. The Spirox Corporation was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Taiwan. The company also has operations in the USA, China, Singapore and Hong Kong with advanced technical centers in Hsinchu, Taiwan and Shanghai, PRC. For more information, visit the Spirox Website: http://www.spirox.com.

About Caltron

Caltron Pte Ltd is a Singapore based company and originally started in 1971 as a pioneer in the manufacture of VHF radio transceiver equipment. Caltron became a major trading and technical support company for test and measuring instruments, and has diversified its business to incorporate value added technical services. Caltron in the last few years has also established itself as a major industrial computer supplier. For more information visit http://web.singnet.com.sg/~caltron/index.html

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