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Reedholm signs joint Agreement with STAr Technologies


Company will offer turnkey test system, prober/handler, and load board/probe card, with characterised, assured performance

Reedholm Systems has signed a joint marketing and support agreement with STAr Technologies to offer customers a turn-key offering comprised of a test system, prober/handler, and load board/probe card, with characterised, assured performance of all three items.

The combined offerings shall be under the Reedholm Systems brand, regardless of where the products are sold for activities such as: process control monitoring (PCM; wafer level die sort; packaged part/final test; and reliability (packaged and wafer level)

For the burgeoning Wide Band Gap power device market, customers are demanding newly designed products with safety requirements in mind for applications that involve measurements of 10kV and 50A of current, or more. Reedholm and STAr strive to evolve the supply of such tools on a broader basis and share details about evolving customer needs.

Reedholm's products include a series of parametric test systems (RI-40, RI-75, RI-EG) that are used for the gamut of dc parametric test requirements. The latest system "“ the Reedholm RI-10kV/50A model "“ addresses both vertical and lateral GaN and SiC device test requirements.

STAr's offerings include the Virgo series parametric and reliability probe cards, Aries series wafer-sort / function tests probe cards, and the Magic A-series, P-series and X-series Probe Station.

STAr will have primary market responsibility in the Pacific Rim markets (Taiwan, Korea, China, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, along with access to Thailand and Philippines), while Reedholm will have primary responsibility for North American markets. The parties will work together to address how to best serve customers in Europe and markets outside of North America and the Pacific Rim.

Reedholm is one of the pioneers of production parametric test. Reedholm Systems provides new and fully refurbished parametric and WLR test systems, high power wide band gap test systems, as well as comprehensive support and service agreements.

Headquartered in Hsinchu City Taiwan and established in 2000, STAr Technologies provides intellectual property, software, hardware, consumables, service and expertise to meet the requirements and challenges within the semiconductor industries.

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