Cimetrix, the Midvale, UT-based maker of factory intelligence software products and platforms for semiconductor and electronics manufacturing, was acquired by PDF Solutions from Santa Clara, California.
“We were approached by several companies,” says Bob Reback, CEO of Cimetrix. “PDF stood apart because of their software pedigree and ability to execute ‘end to end analytics’ across the semiconductor supply chain. For our industry and the customers we serve, it starts at the design of the computer chip, then the making of the computer chip, packaging it, and putting it in a device. PDF understands this full supply chain and how to optimize and impact the yield across this very intricate process. To do that you need high quality data from factory floor equipment, which is our expertise.” Reback says Cimetrix will continue to operate as the Cimetrix Connectivity Group within PDF Solutions.
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