MANHASSET, N.Y. Semiconductor test solutions provider Credence Systems Corp. has announced it would combine its Taiwan operations with the T1 test division of Spirox Corp. to form Credence Spirox Integration Corp.
Credence (Milpitas, Calif.) and Spirox (Hsinchu, Taiwan) have partnered for decades. The new organization, to be headquartered in Hsinchu, will support Credence products in Taiwan as well as enable the companies to dedicate a workforce focused and trained on Credence technologies, equipment and services.
"By having a combined organization, we provide our local customers with an optimized distribution channel as well as greater resource depth and density in the Taiwan region," said Dave Ranhoff, president and chief executive of Credence Systems Corp., in a statement.
James Wu, vice president of Spirox' test 1 division, has been appointed president of the new organization. Both companies will be represented on Credence Spirox Integration Corp.'s board of directors.