A  world-class technology company, Advantest is the leading producer of automatic test equipment (ATE) for the semiconductor industry and a premier manufacturer  of measuring instruments used in the design and production of electronic  instruments and systems.  Its leading-edge systems and products are  integrated into the most advanced semiconductor production lines in the  world.  The company also focuses on R&D for emerging markets that  benefit from advancements in nanotech and terahertz technologies, and has  recently introduced multi-vision metrology scanning electron microscopes  essential to photomask manufacturing, as well as groundbreaking 3D imaging and  analysis tools.  Founded in Tokyo in 1954, Advantest established its first  subsidiary in 1982, in the USA, and now has subsidiaries worldwide.

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