Advantest Europe opens R&D Department in Munich(PresseBox) (München, )
Mr. Jens Edelmann, the new Department Manager R&D, joined Advantest in July 2008 and is currently forming and developing an R&D group that shall include more than 10 R&D engineers before the end of 2008. Mr. Edelmann holds a degree in electronics (Dipl. Ing., FH) at the University of Applied Sciences in Munich in 1993. In his function as Department Manager R&D Mr. Edelmann reports directly to Mr. Josef Schraetzenstaller, Managing Director of Advantest (Europe) GmbH. "We are pleased that we have been able to win Mr. Edelmann and a good portion of a very experienced R&D group with ATE background, says Mr. Schraetzenstaller.
In contrast to competitors, Advantest is investing in research and development close to the European semiconductor manufacturers and fables companies. The recent acquisition of Credence Systems GmbH, together with the newly established R&D Department in Munich strengthens the market presence and will further improve customer relationship and business.