POWAY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 10, 2017--
Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ: COHU), a leading supplier of semiconductor
equipment, today announced the introduction of its new PANTHER prober
for test and inspection of singulated wafer-level chip scale packages
(WLCSPs) and bumped dies.
Growing demand for semiconductor integration with system-in-package and
increasing quality requirements are driving the need for final test of
integrated circuits post wafer singulation. These devices are essential
in mobile and IoT consumer products where space constraints and
functional requirements are paramount, as well as growing in automotive
Luis A. Müller, Cohu President and Chief Executive Officer, stated,
“PANTHER is the first prober designed specifically to optimize test and
vision inspection of WLCSPs and bumped dies, delivering a substantial
improvement in semiconductor manufacturing quality that is required for
today’s high-end consumer products. This prober expands our business
into another key vertical by leveraging a unique combination of our
established testing technology, while also further increasing our served
Cohu will demonstrate PANTHER and other innovative products at its
previously announced Corporate Access Day to be held July 13, 2017 in
Santa Clara, California.
Cohu is a leading supplier of semiconductor test and inspection
handlers, micro-electro mechanical system (MEMS) test modules, test
contactors and thermal sub-systems used by global semiconductor
manufacturers and test subcontractors.
Forward Looking Statements:
Certain matters discussed in this release, including statements
concerning the introduction, features and performance of Cohu's PANTHER
product are forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and
uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from
those projected or forecasted. Such risks and uncertainties include, but
are not limited to, our ability to convert new products into production
on a timely basis and to support product development and meet customer
delivery and acceptance requirements for next generation products,
failure to obtain customer acceptance resulting in the inability to
recognize revenue and accounts receivable collection problems, our
reliance on patents and intellectual property, compliance with U.S.
export regulations, market demand and adoption of new products, the
seasonal and unpredictable nature of capital expenditures by
semiconductor manufacturers, and rapid technological change. These and
other risks and uncertainties are discussed more fully in Cohu's filings
with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the most recently
filed Form 10-K and Form 10-Q. Cohu assumes no obligation to update the
information in this release.
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Source: Cohu, Inc.
Jeffrey D. Jones, 858-848-8106