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Nanometrics  (Stock symbol: NANO ) Acquired by Rudolph (3029  amount undisclosed )

1550 Buckeye Drive
Milpitas, CA 95035
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) J. Thomas Bentley (Alliant Partners co-Founder) Edward J. Brown (Cymer Light Source Former CEO) Robert G. Deuster (Collectors Universe CEO) Christopher A. Seams (Cypress Semiconductor Former EVP Sales & Marketing) Timothy J. Stultz (Nanometrics Former CEO) Christine A. Tsingos (Bio-Rad Laboratories Former CFO) Bruce C. Rhine (Nanometrics Chairman) Howard A. Bain (Portal Software Former CFO)
Former outside board: Stephen G. Newberry (Lam Research President/CEO) Joseph Dox (Novellus Systems Former President/CEO) Edmund R. Ward (Unity Semiconductor CTO) Vincent Coates (Nanomentrics Chairman) Stephen J. Smith (Stanford University School of Medicine Professor) Nathaniel Brenner (Beckman Instruments);  Norman Coates (farming business) Papken S. Der Torossian (Silicon Valley Group CEO);  William Oldham (UC Berkeley Faculty)

Business description: Nanometrics is a leading provider of advanced, high-performance process control metrology and inspection systems used primarily in the fabrication of semiconductors and other solid-state devices, such as data storage components and discretes including high-brightness LEDs and power management components. Nanometrics’ automated and integrated metrology systems measure critical dimensions, device structures, overlay registration, topography and various thin film properties, including film thickness as well as optical, electrical and material properties. The company’s process control solutions are deployed throughout the fabrication process, from front-end-of-line substrate manufacturing, to high-volume production of semiconductors and other devices, to advanced wafer-scale packaging applications. Nanometrics’ systems enable advanced process control for device manufacturers, providing improved device yield at reduced manufacturing cycle time, supporting the accelerated product life cycles in the semiconductor market.
Partners include: Ebara;  Tokyo Electron

Ownership: Acquired by Rudolph (3029  amount undisclosed )
Stock Symbol: NANO
Angels/other VCs: Saul Klein (The Accelerator Group)

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Record updated: Mar 2019
Sector: Semiconductor Equipment
Headcount: 701-800 as of Mar 2019
Ownership: Acquired by Rudolph (3029  amount undisclosed )
Stock Symbol: NANO