ROSENHEIM, Germany, Feb. 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Multitest, a division of LTX-Credence Corporation (Nasdaq:LTXC) and a designer and manufacturer of final test handlers, contactors and load boards announces that Spirox Corporation will be their official representative for all its product groups in China (PRC) and Taiwan (ROC). Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan, Spirox has over 300 employees located in Taiwan and China. Spirox sells, services, and supports an extensive range of equipment for the semiconductor, TFT-LCD, and other high-tech industries. They are a recognized business partner for many of the major companies in the semiconductor supply chain, which includes a long standing relationship with LTX-Credence. Following the recent acquisition of Multitest by LTX-Credence, expanding the relationship with Spirox is the next logical step in providing a seamless, one-stop supplier structure for our customers. Spirox is now the exclusive distributor in Taiwan and China for all semiconductor related products for LTX-Credence and Multitest, including total test cell solutions. Pascal Rondé, VP Global Customer Team, comments: "I am delighted with the extension of our commercial relationship with Spirox who will now cover the complete suite of products that we are offering to the semiconductor industry. Just like in other parts of the world, our customers in Taiwan and Mainland China will benefit from an integrated sales and service approach for all their tester, handler, loadboard, and contactor related transactions with LTX-Credence and Multitest." "Spirox is excited to expand our portfolio of product offerings with a leading technology company like Multitest," noted James Wu, President of Spirox Corporation. "We are confident that this new partnership will enable the right combination of products, technology and local services to deliver compelling solutions to our customers in the region." About Multitest: Multitest (headquartered in Rosenheim, Germany) is one of the world's leading manufacturers of semiconductor material handling equipment and interfaces for the testing and calibration of semiconductors and sensors. Multitest markets a broad portfolio of innovative and performance driven test handlers, contactors and ATE printed circuit boards. Multitest has more than 30 years of experience in the semiconductor industry, providing solutions to the automotive, consumer, communication, and sensor markets. Multitest is a division of LTX-Credence Corporation, which provides capital equipment, interface products, and services to the semiconductor, industrial, and electronics manufacturing industries. The Company offers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions and technologies, and a global network of strategically deployed applications and support resources. Additional information can be found at www.atg-lm.com , www.ectinfo.com , www.ltxc.com and www.multitest.com . About Spirox: Spirox Corporation is a leader in providing advanced solutions from IC design and fabrication through assembly and test for the semiconductor and TFT-LCD high-tech industries. The company offers total turn-key processes by integrating professional distribution and value-added solutions with Spirox's own products and services.