CUPERTINO, CA--(Marketwire - February 10, 2011) - Verigy (NASDAQ: VRGY), a premier semiconductor test company, has been named THE BEST Test Equipment Supplier in Korea in a customer satisfaction survey conducted by semiconductor market research and analysis firm VLSIresearch.

Among all suppliers of automated test equipment, Verigy received the highest ratings in 11 of the 13 survey categories. The categories were uptime, software, build quality, quality of results, product performance, process support, field engineering support, spares support, support after sales, technical leadership, and commitment.

VLSIresearch's annual Customer Satisfaction Survey on Chip Making Equipment was distributed to more than 34,000 people in Korea's semiconductor-manufacturing industry, representing 95 percent of the market.

"Being ranked as the top supplier of automated test equipment in such a large majority of our survey's categories is an amazing achievement," said G. Dan Hutcheson, CEO of VLSIresearch. "Verigy continues to be a greatly appreciated in Korea."

"It's an honor to have our commitment to excellence acknowledged by our partners in this market," said Jorge Titinger, CEO and president of Verigy. "Verigy remains dedicated to providing the very best service to users of automated test equipment in Korea and around the world."

About VLSIresearch
VLSIresearch is the leading provider of market research and economic analysis on the technical, business, and economic aspects within nanotechnology and related industries. The company is known for its unparalleled accuracy, innovation in market research, and its sharply focused insight into the rapidly changing landscape of the industries covered. Its databases on manufacturing are used throughout the industry, and by government. VLSIresearch's primary databases and reports cover the semiconductor, flat panel display, PV cell and module manufacturing industries, and the market for critical subsystems and components within these and associated high-technology industries. VLSIresearch was founded in 1976.

About the Survey
Since 1988, the VLSIresearch annual Customer Satisfaction Survey on Chip Making Equipment has been the only publicly available opportunity for chip manufacturers to provide feedback on their suppliers. Equipment manufacturers need an accurate baseline of their performance. The factors determining which equipment manufacturers will be successful are no longer determined solely by technical prowess and market timing. Nor are companies measured solely by their market share position. Customer satisfaction has become a critical measure of a company's success. Companies need to know how they are perceived by the customer, so that they can consistently improve their market position. The 10 BEST and THE BEST by Market Segment rankings award special recognition to the suppliers that are rated highest by their customers. For more details on the survey, click here.

About Verigy
Verigy provides advanced semiconductor test systems and solutions used by leading companies worldwide in design validation, characterization, and high-volume manufacturing test. Verigy offers scalable platforms for a wide range of system-on-chip (SOC) test solutions, and memory test solutions for Flash, DRAM including high-speed memories, as well as multi-chip packages (MCP). Verigy also provides advanced analysis tools that accelerate design debug and yield ramp processes. Additional information about Verigy can be found at

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