BEAVERTON, OR--(Marketwire - Dec 19, 2012) - Cascade Microtech, Inc. (
Cascade Microtech has a rich history of innovation, bringing many 'firsts' to the test and measurement industry such as the first microwave on-wafer probe, the first GHz RF-capable probe card, the first on-wafer power device characterization system, the first integrated 1/f noise measurement system, the first multi-channel configurable quadrant probe capable of automated testing over temperature, and the first production power test system, to name a few.
All of these exciting industry 'firsts' were achieved with the dedication of employees who are both creative and willing to take risks, and within the innovative culture of a company working closely with Customers on the leading edge of on-wafer technology. These authors and inventors play a major role enabling both the growth and the success of the company. This year Cascade Microtech celebrated the achievements of 42 inventors and authors in the United States, and 32 inventors and authors in Europe, Asia and Japan with events in Dresden, Germany and Portland, Oregon, where it recently was ranked by the Portland Business Journal as #10 of the 'Top Metro Patent Holders'.
"We are recognizing an elite group, the people who support the foundation of Cascade Microtech's innovative core," said Steve Harris, Executive Vice President, Cascade Microtech. "Their work sustains our image and our reputation, which are recognized around the world. They exemplify our position as the premier experts in on-wafer measurements. Most importantly, they support our passion for innovation focused on solving Customer problems."
"Cascade Microtech's innovators are the lifeblood of the company," said Michael Burger, President and CEO, Cascade Microtech, Inc. "They are the people who accept challenges, tirelessly look for solutions, and courageously explore new horizons, all with a focus on helping our Customers make better measurements. I'm truly proud of their accomplishments, and humbled by their passion and dedication."
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