Fred Kulicke and Albert Soffa initiated a partnership in 1951 designing and manufacturing innovative and unique automated solutions that helped the broader manufacturing and processing industry achieve its goals. Throughout this unique history Kulicke & Soffa became a manufacturer of solutions and has expanded its technical breadth through aggressive organic development and selective acquisitions.
Today, leveraging a diverse Research and Development group consisting of over five-hundred employees in six countries, K&S continues to work closely with customers and industry leaders to overcome new hurdles. Technological process advancement through innovation is an overwhelming strategy and the core of new feature and product development. The company’s core technology competencies are broadly categorized in the following groups: