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 Service and Others. The Semiconductor and Components Test Systems segment offers test systems for semiconductor and electronic component industry. The Mechatronic segment provides in the semiconductor devices handling mechatronic applied products such as testers, handlers, device interfaces, and nanotechnology products. The Service and Others segment involves in the customer solution, support and equipment leasing services. The company was founded by Ikuo Takeda on July 1, 1954 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.