Advantest America

Company Information

Street 1: 
3061 Zanker Road
City: 
San Jose
State: 
CA
Postal Code: 
95134
Country: 
United States
Phone Number: 
408-456-3600
Year Established: 
1997
Ownership: 
Public
Employment: 
170
Employment Year: 
2010
References in Nano Datasets: 
2

Description: 

Provider of automatic test equipment (ATE) solutions for the semiconductor industry and measuring instruments used in the design and production of eletronic instruments and systems. Also provide technical and engineering support services, including training courses and device-testing programs; custom engineering services for all types of ATE system interfaces. 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, and 3D imaging analysis tools to the pharmaceutical and transportation industries.

The location in San Jose, Advantest America, is the North American subsidiary of Advantest Corporation, with global headquarters in Japan. The new location (August 2012) in San Jose houses all staff and operations from the former Santa Clara facility, which had been the U.S. headquarters since 1997, as well as the Cupertino facility, which had been home to former automated test equipment supplier Verigy, Inc. 

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Test equipment and systems for semiconductor manufacturing