MPI Corporation Announces Division Name Change

Hsinchu, Taiwan – May 10th, 2016 – MPI Corporation, the globally leading LED test & measurement solutions provider, announces the company’s LED division has officially changed its name to Photonics Automation (PA) Division in order to more accurately align with the latest product offerings within the division. The division has recently expanded product offerings and know-how into Laser Diode (LD) and Photo Detector (PD) material handling and measurement solutions. “We are excited about the growth within the robotics and measurement technology teams. These new products and technologies leverage MPI’s experiences in LED production test applications and provides these new markets with significant competitive advantages.” said Anderson Fan, Vice President of MPI Corporation. With these new product line advances, the Photonics Automation division will launch a new test and measurement series under the “SkyWalker” brand.

“Photonics Automation represents the innovative design approach combining MPI’s advanced robotics technology with photonics measurement expertise.” said Rob Carter, Vice President of Corporate Marketing for MPI Corporation. “The name change reflects the natural evolution of the customer centric business strategy within MPI’s photonics test and measurement suite.”

MPI’s Photonics Automation Division was established in 2000 and is the world leader in production LED material handling, test, measurement and inspection equipment with more than 10,000 systems installed worldwide. Photonics Automation division offers four major product lines including Probers, Testers, Sorters and AOI inspection systems.


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 Systems 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 fosters a healthy environment for employee growth and retention. Cross divisional pollination of product technologies allows each new innovation to provide differentiation in areas that are meaningful to MPI’s precious customer base.


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Photonics Automation Division
MPI Corporation


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  • 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);
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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.

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