Park Systems Corp. (KOSDAQ: 140860), an atomic force microscope manufacturer based in Seoul, South Korea, has acquired Accurion GmbH, a Goettingen, Germany-based company that develops and manufactures imaging spectroscopic ellipsometers and active isolations vibrations.
The amount of the transaction was not disclosed.
This acquisition adds to Park’s portfolio in atomic force microscopy and white light interferometric microscopy.
Originally a spin-off of the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry by CEO Stephan Ferneding, Accurion pioneered the field of imaging spectroscopic ellipsometry. Its ellipsometers combine ellipsometry and optical microscopy in a single device, which applies to the new fields of microanalysis, microelectronics and bioanalysis.
Led by Dr. Sang-il Park, CEO, Park Systems is a manufacturer of Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) systems, with a full range of products for researchers and engineers in the fields of chemistry, materials, physics, life sciences, semiconductors and data storage. Industries. Customers include most of the world’s top 20 semiconductor companies and national research universities in Asia, Europe and the Americas. The company also has regional headquarters in Santa Clara, California, Mannheim, Paris, Beijing, Tokyo, Singapore, India and Mexico City.