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Dec 20, 2017 Sustainability

TOKYO, Japan – December 20, 2017 – Leading semiconductor test equipment supplier Advantest Corporation (TSE: 6857) has announced that it obtained ISO14001: 2015 certification on November 28, 2017, establishing compliance with the latest revision of the international environmental standard.

Since obtaining ISO14001: 1996 certification at its Gunma Factory in April 1998, Advantest has promoted products and services that take into account the whole lifecycle of the product, with an emphasis on energy saving, resource conservation, and recycling, as well as environmentally conscious manufacturing processes. The company is proactively engaged in conservation activities. Advantest continues to contribute to the sustainable development of society through its business activities by endeavoring to protect the environment, including the adoption of climate change countermeasures, biodiversity conservation, and the sustainable use of energy and water resources.

Certification Summary

Standard ISO14001:2015 (JIS Q 14001:2015)
Certificate No. 3640963
Scope of Certification Research, design and development, manufacture and services of semiconductor and component test systems and mechatronics systems
Certifying Body Bureau Veritas Certification Holding SAS
Revision Date November 28, 2017
Certified Facilities Gunma R&D Center, Head office, Saitama R&D Center, Gunma Factory, Kitakyushu R&D Center, Advantest Laboratories and Sendai Factory (including affiliated companies located within each site)

Overseas Affiliate ISO14001:2015 Certification Status

Advantest (China) Co., Ltd.
: Certified on September 26, 2017
Advantest (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
: Certified on November 15, 2017

(*) The following sites are scheduled for certification by the end of March 2018:

  • Advantest America, Inc.
  • Advantest Europe GmbH
  • Advantest Korea Co., Ltd.
  • Advantest Taiwan Inc.
  • Advantest (M) Sdn. Bhd.

Note: All information supplied in this release is correct at the time of publication, but may be subject to change.