MPI Corporation Acquires Key Technologies for Advanced Semiconductor Test

Taiwan, June 2nd, 2014 – MPI Corporation has acquired all intellectual property and manufacturing expertise of Vector Semiconductor for product development and global distribution of MPI advanced semiconductor test engineering probing solutions outside Japan. Vector emiconductor specializes in ultra-low-noise, wafer-level characterization of advanced semiconductor devices, integrated circuits and high-power devices in a thermal environment with superior measurement accuracy. This expertise has significantly accelerated MPI’s design and development probing process for applications such as Device Characterization and Modeling of new Semiconductor Technology/Process Development, Wafer Level Reliability and Design Verification. “MPI Corporation understands there is an opportunity for significant improvement throughout the global engineering semiconductor test market” Says MPI Corporation’s Marketing Vice President, Rob Carter.
“This collaboration has accelerated MPI Corporation’s ability to bring extraordinary products to an underserved market with a rapid internal development process. Having an absolute understanding of the customer’s requirements allows MPI to provide a higher value solution. Combined with MPI’s existing core competencies in production test, the new advanced semiconductor test product line will provide high levels of sophistication resulting in a significantly reduced cost of test.”



About Vector Semiconductor Co, Ltd.:

Vector Semiconductor has over 20 years’ experience manufacturing accurate probe test systems dedicated to research and development for the semiconductor market. Vector Semiconductor is a globally recognized leader in accurate measurements involving device characterization while being an Agilent solutions partner since 2012.



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 Card, 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