Kulicke & Soffa Launches New ACS ProTM Capillary

  Kulicke & Soffa Launches New ACS ProTM Capillary

SEMICON Taiwan 2013

Business Wire

SINGAPORE -- August 29, 2013

Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: KLIC) ("K&S") today announced the
launch of its new ACS Pro^TM Capillary, for advanced copper wire bonding
applications.

The new ACS Pro^TM Capillary provides excellent bond-ability control with fine
wire diameters. Using advanced material development and an innovative design,
the quality and strength of both the 1^st (Intermetallic Coverage) and 2^nd
bond are maintained over the capillary’s usable life.

The ACS Pro^TM Capillary significantly improves design dynamics, and extends
the copper process window with enhancement of process portability and response
consistency. The consistent performance of the capillary eases the production
fan-out process. The improved wear resistance material used for the new ACS
Pro^TM Capillary also enhances workability to help drive productivity.

Nelson Wong, Kulicke & Soffa’s Vice President, Wire Bond Solutions Business
Unit, remarked, “Kulicke & Soffa continues to leverage its strong R&D process
knowledge and extensive experience in delivering copper capillaries. With ACS
Pro^TM, ^  customers will benefit from the excellent bond-ability control,
consistent performance, while also lowering their cost of ownership. The ACS
Pro^TM is designed ^  to improve copper bond quality and process stability
enabling process portability and response uniformity.”

The ACS Pro^TM Capillary  will debut at the Semicon Taiwan show at the Taipei
World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall from September 4-6, 2013.

About Kulicke & Soffa

Kulicke & Soffa (NASDAQ: KLIC) is a global leader in the design and
manufacture of semiconductor and LED assembly equipment. As a pioneer in this
industry, K&S has provided customers with market leading packaging solutions
for decades. In recent years, K&S has expanded its product offerings through
strategic acquisitions, adding wedge bonding and a broader range of expendable
tools to its core ball bonding products. Combined with its extensive expertise
in process technology, K&S is well positioned to help customers meet the
challenges of assembling the next-generation semiconductor and LED devices.
(www.kns.com)

Contact:

Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc.
Sheila Frese
Public Relations
P: +1-949-660-0440
F: +1-949-660-0444
sfrese@kns.com
or
Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc.
Joseph Elgindy
Investor Relations & Strategic Planning
P: +1-215-784-7518
F: +1-215-784-6180
jelgindy@kns.com
or
Global IR Partners
David Pasquale
P: +1-914-337-8801
klic@globalirpartners.com
 
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