Advantest Celebrates 70 Years of Enabling Leading-Edge Technologies ~Facing the Future Together~

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TOKYO, Japan —July 1st, 2024—Leading semiconductor test equipment supplier Advantest Corporation (TSE: 6857) celebrated its 70th anniversary on July 1, 2024. On this milestone, the company renewed its commitment to contributing to the safety, security, and comfort of people worldwide with leading-edge measurement technology. “Today, we are celebrating all the stakeholders who have supported us over the years. It’s a day of gratitude,” said Douglas Lefever, the Group CEO of Advantest.

70th Anniversary Logo

Since 1954, Advantest has been enabling leading-edge technologies and contributing to the revolution of semiconductors by closely collaborating with our customers. The red and blue ripples symbolize Advantest’s steadfast commitment to moving forward alongside all stakeholders. Advantest aims to be the most trusted and valued test solution company in the semiconductor value chain through a symbiotic relationship with our customers and solution partners.

70th Anniversary Website

A special website created to commemorate the occasion showcases Advantest's history, as well as a video celebrating the company’s seven decades in business. It also features regularly updated information on the 70th anniversary events that Advantest is holding around the world.

About Advantest Corporation

Advantest (TSE: 6857) is the leading manufacturer of automatic test and measurement equipment used in the design and production of semiconductors for applications including 5G communications, the Internet of Things (IoT), autonomous vehicles, high-performance computing (HPC), including artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, and more. Its leading-edge systems and products are integrated into the most advanced semiconductor production lines in the world. The company also conducts R&D to address emerging testing challenges and applications; develops advanced test-interface solutions for wafer sort and final test; produces scanning electron microscopes essential to photomask manufacturing; and offers system-level test solutions and other test-related accessories. Founded in Tokyo in 1954, Advantest is a global company with facilities around the world and an international commitment to sustainable practices and social responsibility. More information is available at

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