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Asyst Technologies  (Stock symbol: ASYTQ ) Acquired by Crossing Automation (2009  amount undisclosed )

46897 Bayside Parkway
Fremont, CA 94538
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Robert McNamara (Asyst Technologies Director);  Stanley Grubel (Philips Semiconductor Manufacturing Former Division VP & GM) Tsuyoshi Kawanishi (Toshiba Electronic) Robert McNamera (Fluor Group President) Anthony Santelli (USA Global Link Former Executive VP) William Simon (KPMG Managing Partner) Walter Wilson (Solectron Former Sr. VP)
Former outside board: P. Jackson Bell (Adobe Systems CFO);  Jurgen Giessman (Meissner & Wurst);  Harry A. Marshall (JH Whitney & Co.);  H. Dubose Montgomery (Menlo Ventures);  James Springgate (independent consultant)

Business description: Asyst Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider of integrated automation solutions that enable semiconductor and flat panel display (FPD) manufacturers to increase their manufacturing productivity and protect their investment in materials during the manufacturing process. Encompassing isolation systems, work-in-process materials management, substrate-handling robotics, automated transport and loading systems, and connectivity automation software, Asyst’s modular, interoperable solutions allow chip and FPD manufacturers, as well as original equipment manufacturers, to select and employ the value-assured, hands-off manufacturing capabilities that best suit their needs.
Customers include: IBMLSIMattson Technology NCRPhilipsT-MobileToshibaVLSI Technology;  Advanced Semiconductor Manfacturing Company;  Korea Telecom Freetel;  Semetec;  Thermo NORAN;  ULVAC Technologies
Partners include: SolectronToshiba;  Hanyang Tech;  Shink;  TEL;  The Peer Group

Capital raised: 1.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Crossing Automation (2009  amount undisclosed )
Stock Symbol: ASYTQ
VCs include: Menlo Ventures;  Paragon Venture Partners;  J.H. WhitneyAndCo.

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Record updated: Aug 2008
Sector: Semiconductor Equipment
Year Founded: 1984
Headcount: 801-1000 as of May 2006
Capital Raised: 1.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Crossing Automation (2009  amount undisclosed )
Stock Symbol: ASYTQ