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Photon Dynamics  (Stock symbol: PHTN ) Acquired by Orbotech (2008 $ 290,000,000 )

5970 Optical Court
San Jose, CA 95138
USA
(408)-226-9900
Website Company Summary Management Team
Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Terry H. Carlitz (Saba Software);  Nicholas Brathwaite (Flex CTO) Edward Rogas (Teradyne Sr. VP);  Carl Yankowski (Palm Former CEO) Michael Kim (GoldstarTechnology) Floyd Kvamme (Kleiner Perkins);  Malcomb J. Thompson (Xerox CTO);  Curt Wozniak
Former outside board: Richard Beck (Advanced Energy CFO);  Barry L. Cox (Weitek CEO);  Robert Finzi (Sprout Group) Malcomb Kim (Philips Components);  Steven M. Krausz (U.S. Venture Partners) Elwood Spedden (KLA)
Company

Business description: Photon Dynamics, Inc. is a leading global supplier of integrated yield management solutions for the flat panel display market. Photon Dynamics develops systems that enable manufacturers to collect and analyze data from the production line, and quickly diagnose and repair process-related defects, thereby allowing manufacturers to decrease material costs and improve throughput. Founded in 1986, Photon Dynamics is headquartered in San Jose, California with sales and customer support offices in Beijing, China; Seoul, Daejeon, Gumi, and Cheonan, Korea; Hsinchu, Tainan, and Taichung, Taiwan; and Tokyo and Tsu, Japan.
Customers include: Hitachi, Ltd.LGSONYXerox;  Innolux Display ;  Nippon Electric Glass
Partners include: Sanmina
Capital

Capital raised: 9.4M
Ownership: Acquired by Orbotech (2008 $ 290,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: PHTN
Corporate investors: LG Electronics;  Nippon Electric Glass

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Overview
Record updated: Jun 2008
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 1986
Headcount: 301-400 as of May 2003
Capital Raised: 9.4M
Ownership: Acquired by Orbotech (2008 $ 290,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: PHTN