Nanometrics opens its doors in Korea

May 31, 2001 – Milpitas, CA – Nanometrics Korea, a subsidiary of Nanometrics Inc., supplier of advanced integrated and standalone metrology equipment, announced the opening of its new support and manufacturing facility in Pyungtaek City, Korea.

The new building is over 39,000 sq. ft. on a 105,000 square foot lot and is nearly five times larger than the previous facility.

Nanometrics Korea will continue to manufacture the Metra line of overlay metrology systems, provide technical support for all Nanometrics products and collaborate on joint R&D projects with key customers in the region.

“Nanometrics has strong relationships with the leading DRAM manufacturers in Korea,” said Roger Ingalls, VP of sales and marketing. “As Nanometrics’ business continues to grow in Korea, we want to be sure that we have adequate capacity to meet the manufacturing and support needs of our customers in that region.”

Nanometrics Korea has approximately 40 employees at its new facility, dedicated to all areas of operation including sales, service, customer applications, manufacturing and R&D.


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