DynTest assigns Firfax as distributor for Northern Europe

Date Announced: 16 Aug 2006

Grassau, Aug 2006 - After shipping the first scriber/breaker systems to central European customers, DynTest Technologies will intensify its sales activities in Northern Europe. Following this strategy, DynTest signed a distribution agreement with Firfax Systems Ltd (located in the United Kingdom) for the new high precision scriber/breaker system generation DM-8150.

Firfax Systems, a well established distributor of semiconductor equipment, has become a respected supplier to many wafer fabs, design houses and universities. The DynTest scriber/breaker fits well with the measurement equipment for compound semiconductors that Firfax Systems already has in its product portfolio. The territory in which Firfax Systems will be responsible for sales and service is the UK, Ireland and Scandinavia.

DynTest Technologies GmbH introduced this year its first product DM-8150 of the new high precision Scriber/Breaker system family (patent pending). This 2nd generation of separation systems will improve the separation process for electronics substrates and is primarily designed for III-V materials. DynTest addresses the worldwide compound semiconductor market and its applications in the area of light emitting diodes (LEDs), power laser diodes, RF-Power micro devices and also ceramic substrates and MEMS. The use of compound semiconductors is growing fast into various markets like telecom, automotive, illumination, laser and medical instruments.

About DynTest
DynTest Technologies GmbH specializes in Scriber/Breaker solutions for substrates used to manufacture electronics components, with specific features for III-V wafers. The product family offers extended process flexibility and repeatability to separate brittle materials with enhanced yield and high throughput. In addition to systems the company provides a dedicated range of consumables for scribing/breaking. More information about DynTest is available at www.dyntest.de

About Firfax Systems
Firfax Systems was established in 1987 and is a leading supplier of capital equipment and consumables to Silicon and Compound Semiconductor Wafer Fabs throughout Europe. Firfax Systems has an experienced team of sales and applications engineers that can advise on many aspects of assembly and test and recommend solutions from their product portfolio. The Firfax Systems team will take responsibility for equipment installation, product training and system warranty. They will also offer maintenance contracts and stock an inventory of spare parts.

The Firfax Systems product line includes Test Handlers, Probers, Emission Micro-scopes, Resistivity and Mobility Measurement Systems, Scriber/Breaker and Electronic Test Equipment. For further information visit www.firfaxsystems.co.uk

Contact
Jörg Lindner, Managing Director Grassau, Germany Phone +49 (0)8641-6969 -0 Fax +49 (0)8641-6969 -29

E-mail:joerg.lindner@dyntest.de

Web Site:http://www.dyntest.de

More in Company Newsfeed