SOURCE: Verigy, Ltd.

Verigy, Ltd.

May 17, 2011 16:05 ET

Verigy Delivers BEST Customer Satisfaction Among ATE Suppliers for Third Consecutive Year in VLSIresearch Survey

Company Also Highest-Ranked ATE Supplier Among All Large Suppliers of Chip-Making Equipment

CUPERTINO, CA--(Marketwire - May 17, 2011) - Verigy Ltd. (NASDAQ: VRGY), a premier semiconductor test company, has received recognition in two categories -- THE BEST Test Equipment Suppliers and the 10 BEST Large Suppliers of Chip Making Equipment -- in the 2011 Customer Satisfaction Survey conducted by VLSIresearch, a leading research and analysis firm covering the semiconductor industry.

Based on customer responses, Verigy ranked first in customer satisfaction among the world's test equipment suppliers for the third consecutive year. This also marks the sixth year in a row that Verigy has ranked among VLSIresearch's 10 BEST test equipment companies. Verigy was fifth among all large suppliers of chip-making equipment and the top ATE company in this broad category.

"For the last three years, our survey results repeatedly named Verigy the top test equipment supplier in customer satisfaction worldwide. Additionally, Verigy has placed highest in regional rankings in China and Korea," said G. Dan Hutcheson, chief executive officer of VLSIresearch. "Our new 2011 results continue to reinforce how much Verigy's customers worldwide value their commitment to customer satisfaction."

"We are honored and appreciative that our customers have once again recognized us for consistently delivering an outstanding customer experience overall," said Jorge Titinger, Verigy president and CEO. "At the same time, we realize that we can never take customer satisfaction for granted. The results of this survey provide us with valuable data for continuous improvement in areas that are important to our customers, and the motivation to continue to exceed their expectations."

About VLSIresearch
VLSIresearch is the leading provider of market research and economic analysis on the technical, business, and economic aspects within nanotechnology and related industries. The company is known for its unparalleled accuracy, innovation in market research, and its sharply focused insight into the rapidly changing landscape of the industries covered. Its databases on manufacturing are used throughout the industry, and by government. VLSIresearch's primary databases and reports cover the semiconductor, flat panel display, PV cell and module manufacturing industries, and the market for critical subsystems and components within these and associated high technology industries. VLSIresearch was founded in 1976.

About the 2011 survey
VLSIresearch received feedback from more than 550 organizations for this year's Customer Satisfaction Survey. The survey spans two and half months and cover four languages. Worldwide participants were asked to rate equipment suppliers based on three key factors: equipment performance (7 categories), customer service (4 categories), and supplier performance (4 categories). This year VLSIresearch added two new categories, Trust in Supplier and Partnering, which are part of supplier performance and provide additional insights into key attributes for a supplier's success.

The VLSIresearch annual Customer Satisfaction Survey on Chip Making Equipment is the only publicly available opportunity for chip manufacturers to provide feedback on their suppliers since 1988. The 10 BEST and THE BEST by Market Segment rankings award special recognition to the suppliers that are rated highest by their customers. For more details on the survey, click here.

About Verigy
Verigy provides advanced semiconductor test systems and solutions used by leading companies worldwide in design validation, characterization, and high-volume manufacturing test. Verigy offers scalable platforms for a wide range of system-on-chip (SOC) test solutions, and memory test solutions for Flash, DRAM including high-speed memories, as well as multi-chip packages (MCP). Verigy also provides advanced analysis tools that accelerate design debug and yield ramp processes. Additional information about Verigy can be found at

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