AEM sees strong growth momentum with revolutionary chip-testing equipment
AEM’s strategic direction towards smart and complex automation was steered by Novo Tellus Capital Partners, which acquired a controlling stake in the company in 201
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The evolution of electronics opens endless opportunities for manufacturers while simultaneously presenting growing challenges in terms of operational cost, production volume and stricter testing.
More electronic products and applications are being developed amid the rise of the Internet of Things, wearable technology, autonomous driving, augmented reality and big data. Consequently, testing requirements covering these new devices are becoming more stringent, and AEM Holdings – a Singapore-based global provider of
high-end automated test handlers and precision components – can help manufacturers overcome this operational hurdle.
AEM excels in providing customised automated handling systems for highly complex industrial applications in the semiconductor, solar and smart card industries.
The Singapore Exchange-listed company leverages its vertically integrated operations encompassing manufacturing sites located in Singapore, Malaysia and China.
In its many years of collaboration with a major semiconductor company, AEM has developed revolutionary chip-testing equipment that significantly reduces manufacturing cost by testing multiple chips in a single machine, while boosting product yield and quality.
“We take pride in offering one of the most sophisticated and complex handling platforms in semiconductor testing – one that can rival the best breed in the world,” says CEO Charles Cher. “With our equipment entering mass deployment, we’re at the beginning of a good economic runway.”
AEM’s strategic direction towards smart and complex automation was steered by Novo Tellus Capital Partners, which acquired a controlling stake in the company in 2011. This set the stage for AEM’s return to profitability, highlighted by seven quarters of year-on-year growth since the first quarter of 2015. AEM is now working towards growing its customer base and is open to acquisitions to expand its verticals and key capabilities.
“Asia remains and will continue to be the biggest manufacturing site in the world,” Cher says. “Located at the heart of the region, we stand out with our round-the-clock support to customers and capability to provide continuous improvements over the life cycle of our platforms.”