Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C., November 29, 2016 – STAr Technologies Inc., a Taiwan leading provider of semiconductor test probe cards and systems, today announced the acquisition of Best-Tech Optronics Co., Ltd., a leading vertical probe card supplier. This acquisition enables STAr to focus on its three-pronged strategies in extending available market, enhancing technologies and improving competitiveness. STAr will further strengthen its relationship with customers by providing short-lead time, high technologies and cost-effective probe cards.
Best Tech Optronics is one of the leading provider of vertical probe cards for wafer-level test. With extensive experience, mature manufacturing technologies and excellent quality, the company is able to provide customers the highest quality probe cards with most competitive pricing. The acquisition of Best-Tech Optronics will enhance STAr’s total available market and bring a wider product application range with technical and cost advantages. In addition, the combination of higher research and development capabilities, extended production capacity and high quality services will shorten time-to-market and improve cost-of-ownership that will surely provide our customers with the biggest benefits.
“This strategic acquisition is expected to bring us a long-term benefit and steady growth,” said Dr. Choon-Leong Lou, CEO of STAr Technologies. “We are one of the leading probe card supplier with complete product categories and is capable to provide industry customers total semiconductor test solution and services. Attributed to this business acquisition, we achieve the goal to extend our customer base and strengthen advanced vertical probe card market. Meanwhile, with increased production capacity, improved cost and research capabilities, the escalation of STAr’s probe card market leadership in semiconductor test industry market can be expected.”
About STAr Technologies
STAr Technologies is established in August of 2000 and specialized in semiconductor test probe cards. STAr also provided parametric, reliability and functional test systems, advanced integration software and consulting service. Headquarter based in Hsinchu, STAr also has subsidiaries in U.S.A., JAPAN, South Korea, Singapore, China and India.