SOURCE: Verigy, Ltd.

Verigy, Ltd.

September 29, 2011 16:05 ET

Verigy Wins Best Supplier Award From STATS ChipPAC for Fourth Year in a Row

CUPERTINO, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 29, 2011) - Semiconductor test equipment supplier Verigy, an Advantest Group company (TSE: 6857) (NYSE: ATE), has received its fourth consecutive Best Supplier Award from Singapore-based STATS ChipPAC Ltd. (SGX-ST: STATSChP), a leading provider of semiconductor packaging design, assembly, test and distribution solutions. Verigy has won this honor each year since the award's creation in 2007.

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.

"The flexibility of Verigy's V93000 test platform allows us to reconfigure and redeploy our semiconductor testing resources as business dynamics evolve," said Wan Choong Hoe, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of STATS ChipPAC. "We see opportunities for growth as the industry moves toward the convergence of communications, consumer and computing platforms. Our broad capabilities to provide integrated supply chain solutions and flexible, cost effective test platforms including Verigy's new V93000 Smart Scale strengthen our commitment to provide leading and comprehensive services to support growth and expand value to our customers."

"We're proud to be recognized again this year for the value that Verigy contributes to STATS ChipPAC's business strategy," said Pascal Ronde, executive vice president of worldwide sales, service and support at Verigy. "We look forward to continuing our partnership by providing STATS ChipPAC with a broad range of high-throughput, high-performance testing capabilities."

The scalable V93000 platform is available in several configurations to optimize performance and economies in testing wireless communication ICs, digital consumer devices, microprocessors, graphics processors, high speed interfaces, high-speed memories and many more. To meet customers' emerging needs, Verigy recently extended this product family by introducing its new V93000 Smart Scale™ Generation of scalable test systems, which is winning market acceptance with customers including STATS ChipPAC. Designed for testing at the 28 nm design node and beyond as well as 3D semiconductor device architectures, the V93000 Smart Scale Generation reduces the cost of test while delivering greater capabilities in parallel testing and the industry's first full-performance test solution at wafer sort. Smart Scale systems can accommodate twice as many channels per card as previous V93000 cards while simultaneously doubling testing speeds. These advanced capabilities combined with industry-leading digital performance, high-speed I/O flexibility, system-like stress testing, protocol engine per pin, real-time memory emulation, SmartLoop™ per-pin technology and enhanced software functionalities enable the new V93000 Smart Scale Generation to increase test coverage, improve time-to-market and deliver superior test economics.

About STATS ChipPAC Ltd.
STATS ChipPAC Ltd. is a leading service provider of semiconductor packaging design, assembly, test and distribution solutions in diverse end market applications including communications, digital consumer and computing. With global headquarters in Singapore, STATS ChipPAC has design, research and development, manufacturing or customer support offices in 10 different countries. STATS ChipPAC is listed on the SGX-ST. Further information is available at www.statschippac.com. Information contained in this website does not constitute a part of this release.

About Verigy, an Advantest Group Company
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, an Advantest Group company, can be found at www.verigy.com. Information about Advantest can be found at www.advantest.com.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release may contain forward-looking statements that are based on STATS ChipPAC's current expectations and beliefs. By their nature, forward-looking statements are subject to a number of factors, risks and uncertainties that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those described in these statements or release, including, but not limited to, shortages in supply of key components and disruption in supply chain; general business and economic conditions and the state of the semiconductor industry; prevailing market conditions; demand for end-use applications products; pricing pressures, including declines in average selling prices; intellectual property rights disputes and litigation; changes in environmental laws and regulations; exchange rate fluctuations; unsuccessful acquisitions and investments in other companies and businesses; labor union problems; natural calamities and disasters, including outbreaks of epidemics and communicable diseases. You should not unduly rely on such statements. Neither Verigy nor STATS ChipPAC intends, and do not assume any obligation, to update any forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.

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