Melville, NY – Nikon Instruments Inc. has formed the Nikon semiconductor inspection technologies group (Nikon SITECH). The newly formed group is a move by Nikon Instruments to offer more comprehensive service and support to its current and future customer base.
The expanded range of services include a fourfold increase in sales and technical support, as well as the broadening of the US distribution of Nikon’s advanced semiconductor inspection products.
The new group will be located in the Phoenix, AZ, area and will allow Nikon to offer a focus on training, demonstrations, and service application support, as well as the infrastructure to sell direct to customers.
Takashi Tanzawa was named exec. VP and will lead the technologies group. Prior to this appointment, Tanzawa was manager of strategy for the Nikon Instruments Co. in Japan.