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Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (KLIC)

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Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc.
6 Serangoon North Avenue 5
No. 03-16
Singapore, 554910
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Phone: 65 6880 9600
Fax: 65 6880 9580

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Industry:Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
Full Time Employees:1,914

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, and power modules. The company also services, maintains, repairs, and upgrades its equipment. 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; heavy wire wedge bonders for the power semiconductor and automotive power module markets; wafer level bonders, which mechanically apply bumps to die for some variants of the flip chip assembly process; 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, which are used in ball bonders; bonding wedges used in heavy wire wedge bonders; and dicing blades that are used by semiconductor manufacturers to cut silicon wafers into individual semiconductor die, as well as to cut semiconductor devices that have been moulded in a matrix configuration into individual units. The company 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 Oct 1, 2014 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 8; Compensation: 3.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Bruno Guilmart , 53
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
Mr. Jonathan H. Chou , 50
Chief Financial Officer and Sr. VP
Mr. Lester A. Wong , 47
Sr. VP of Legal Affairs and Gen. Counsel
Mr. Deepak Sood , 52
VP of Global Engineering
Mr. Brian R. Bachman , 68
Director, Chairman of Management Devel. & Compensation Committee and Member of Nominating & Governance Committee
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 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.
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