MPI Corporation Acquires Key RF Technologies for Advanced Semiconductor Test

Taiwan June 2nd, 2014 MPI Corporation, the leader in advanced production semiconductor test solutions, has acquired Allstron Corporation. Allstron, headquartered in Taipei, is well known within the high frequency market for RF Probes and calibration substrates up to 110 GHz. This acquisition and infusion of technology has significantly reduced the time to market for MPI’s latest RF product line and will accelerate MPI design and development of RF probes for process development of advanced semiconductor integrated circuits.

“MPI Corporation knows there are significant opportunities for improvement within the global test markets.” Says MPI Corporation’s Marketing Vice President, Rob Carter. “Having incorporated Allstron’s products and technology within MPI’s latest test solutions and by utilizing our MEMS based manufacturing expertise; we are able to accelerate the completion of our RF portfolio for the Advanced Semiconductor Test product line. Along with the MPI suite of calibration products such as QAlibria™ software and calibration substrate line, the enhanced Allstron product brand will have a significant impact throughout the world of RF testing by providing shortened lead-times while improving quality and electrical performance.”

“Infusing Allstron’s products into MPI Corporation’s offerings is a powerful solution for global RF test market” says Tennyson Lee, President of Allstron Corporation. “With MPI’s RF applications expertise, QAlibria™ calibration software, engineering probe systems, and global support structure, the customer experience is on the verge of a significant and positive change.”

About Allstron Corporation: Allstron was established in 2008 in Taipei, Taiwan. With years of R&D innovation, Allstron Corporation has developed a wide range of RF products for wafer probing. This includes probes and calibration substrates for applications such as production test, RF Device Characterization, Modeling and Circuit Board Test. For more information visit

About MPI Corporation: MPI Corporation was founded in July, 1995 and has enjoyed growth well beyond industry standards due to an infusion between customer centricity, industry leading technology development, advanced manufacturing techniques and world class customer support. MPI’s three main product lines include state of the art Wafer Test Probe Cards, Production LED Equipment and Advanced Semiconductor Test Equipment. The industries MPI serves include Semiconductor, Materials Research, Military, Aerospace, Automotive, Fiber Optic, Electronic Components, Bio-Research, and more. Cross pollination of product technologies allows each new innovation to provide differentiation in areas that are meaningful to the markets we serve. MPI is the only publically owned, GTSM-listed company of its kind in Taiwan. For more information visit

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Sylvia Hsu Marketing Administrator


Field Application Engineer

Job Location: San Jose, CA

Job Duties:

  • Assist in developing HW and SW measurement methodologies/solutions for analytical wafer probe solutions with signal applications from DC to millimeter wave frequencies as well as Silicon Photonics (SiPH);
  • Collaborate with customers on their measurement challenges, and provide applications specific product training;
  • Provide pre- and post-sale support to AST, customers, service department, and the sales channel developing HW and SW measurement solutions for analytical wafer probe stations;
  • Define application-specific solutions based on customer-provided device data and facilitate both customer and divisional teams to successful results;
  • Perform product training seminars for customer and sales channels as well as participate in trade shows and technical seminars;
  • Make recommendations regarding product improvement, new products, and quality enhancement;
  • Author, document, publish, and present measurement solutions via Seminars, Applications Notes, Briefs, and White Papers;
  • Prepare, plan, and assist with customer product demonstrations that highlight value-based differentiation of AST product offerings;
  • Develop unique and individual customer presentations designed to professionally position the MPI brand in the North American market and deliver formal presentations to customers.

Job Requirements:

Master’s degree in Electrical Eng., Electronics Eng., Physics, or Photonics; Must possess 6 months of relevant work experience; Travel to customers’ sites in US and headquarters in Taiwan is required.

Send resume to: MPI America, Inc., 2360 Qume Drive, Suite C, San Jose, CA 95131, Attn: Janet Chiang