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    Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (KLIC)

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    Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc.
    23A Serangoon North Avenue 5
    No. 01-01 K&S Corporate Headquarters
    Singapore, 554369
    Singapore - Map
    Phone: 65 6880 9600
    Fax: 65 6880 9580
    Website: http://www.kns.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
    Full Time Employees:1,943

    Business Summary 

    Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells capital equipment and expendable tools to assemble semiconductor devices, including integrated circuits, discrete devices, light-emitting diodes (LED), and power modules. It operates in two segments, Equipment and Expendable Tools. The Equipment segment manufactures and sells a line of ball bonders to connect very fine wires made of gold or copper between the bond pads of the semiconductor devices or dies, and the leads on its package; wafer level bonders, which mechanically applies bumps to dies for some variants of the flip chip assembly process; heavy wire wedge bonders to connect semiconductor chips for the power packages, power hybrids, and automotive modules; and manual wire bonders, as well as offers spare parts, equipment repair, and training services. The Expendable Tools segment provides various expendable tools for a range of semiconductor packaging applications. This segment’s products include capillaries for use in ball bonders; bonding wedges for use in heavy wire wedge bonders; dicing blades that are used for cutting silicon wafers into individual semiconductor dies, and semiconductor devices that have been moulded in a matrix configuration into individual units; package singulation blades for the LED markets; and copper capillaries for copper wire bonding applications. The company also services, maintains, repairs, and upgrades its equipment. It serves semiconductor device manufacturers, outsourced semiconductor assembly and test providers, other electronics manufacturers, and automotive electronics suppliers primarily in the United States and the Asia/Pacific region. Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. was founded in 1951 and is headquartered in Singapore.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of May 1, 2015 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 5.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Bruno Guilmart , 54
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
    Mr. Jonathan H. Chou , 51
    Chief Financial Officer and Sr. VP
    Mr. Yih-Neng Lee , 57
    Sr. VP of Global Sales & Service
    Ms. Irene Lee , 55
    Chief Quality Officer and Sr. VP of Global Operations
    Mr. Deepak Sood , 53
    VP of Global Engineering
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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