WLR Product Advancements from MPI Corporation & Celadon Systems Inc.

San Jose, CA, March 17th, 2022 – MPI America Inc, a wholly owned subsidiary of MPI Corporation Taiwan, and recognized globally as a leader in semiconductor test, is pleased to announce Wafer Level Reliability solutions in combination with Celadon Systems advanced technologies. This is proof positive that the synergies between the organizations post acquisition are both fast and on target for the needs of the market.

“We have admired Celadon’s technology and measurement prowess for many years now,” says Stojan Kanev, General Manager of the Advanced Semiconductor Division of MPI, “and are honored to provide complete solutions with our combined strengths. With the cross-pollination of technologies and talent, we are providing an even higher level of value to the Wafer Level Reliability market.”


“It has been a privilege for the Celadon team to work with such a high caliber talent within the Advanced Semiconductor Test Division of MPI, a leader within the WLR market,” says Karen Armendariz, President of Celadon Systems, “The natural synergies between our organizations have accelerated the joint development efforts. Together, we are excited to offer one-of-a-kind solutions to our WLR customers.” 


For more information, please visit us at the International Reliability and Physics Symposium (IRPS) booth #104 on March 27th – 31th, 2022 in Dallas Texas. Hope to see you there!


About MPI Corporation

Founded in 1995 and headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan, MPI Corporation is a global technology leader in Semiconductor, Light Emitting Diode (LED), Photo Detectors, Lasers, Materials Research, Aerospace, Automotive, Fiber Optic, Electronic Components and more. MPI’s four main business sectors include Probe Card, Photonics Automation, Advanced Semiconductor Test and Thermal Divisions. MPI products range from various advanced probe card technologies, probers, testers, material handlers, inspection and thermal air systems. Many of these products are accompanied by state-of-the-art Calibration and Test & Measurement software suites. The diversification of product portfolio and industries allows a healthy environment for employee growth and retention. Cross pollination of product technologies allows each new innovation to provide differentiation in areas that are meaningful to our precious customer base. For more information please visit: www.mpi-corporation.com

About Celadon Systems Inc. 

Celadon Systems, Inc., The Home of Peace of Mind Probing, was founded 1997 by Bryan and Valerie Root and is headquartered in Burnsville, Minnesota. Celadon Systems is focused on the design and manufacturing of advanced probe card solutions and high-performance cables.  Celadon Systems is a global leader in parametric test, wafer level reliability, modeling, characterization, cryogenic applications, and high-power probe cards for the semiconductor industry.  As an industry leading, on-wafer probing solutions provider, Celadon’s reputation for delivering ultra-high performance probe cards that thrive in extreme temperatures is unparalleled.  Celadon seeks to enrich the lives of our customers, employees, and community partners by offering a challenging, inspiring, and empowering environment that drives strong and profitable growth.  For more information, please visit:  www.celadonsystems.com



Elaine Chuang

Karen Armendariz

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