Advantest Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of mechatronic products. It operates through the following business segments: Semiconductor and Components Test Systems, Mechatronic and Others. The Semiconductor and Components Test Systems segment offers test systems for semiconductor and electronic component industries. The Mechatronic segment provides the semiconductor devices handling mechatronic applied products such as testers, handlers, device interfaces, and nanotechnology products. The Others segment involves in the customer solution, support and equipment leasing services. The company was founded by Ikuo Takeda in December 1954 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.