Incorporated, a leading supplier of advanced process control
metrology equipment, today announced that it has acquired Tevet Process
Control Technologies, Ltd. through an all-cash asset purchase
transaction. Tevet is an integrated metrology company serving
the worldwide semiconductor and solar manufacturing industry.
The acquisition of Tevet furthers Nanometrics’
strategy to offer a breadth of process control metrology solutions that
address both advanced technology as well as cost of ownership. With
this acquisition, Nanometrics adds the industry’s
highest-throughput excursion monitoring IM product to its portfolio of
metrology solutions. “The new IM products are differentiated
and highly complementary to our IM business,” commented Steve
Bradley, Director of the Integrated Metrology Business Unit at
Nanometrics. “This represents an additional entry point for
us with leading semiconductor OEMs, as well as companies in the solar
The acquisition is expected to be accretive in 2008.