Park Methods, world main producer of Atomic Drive Microscopes introduced the corporate inventory valuation exceeded 1 Trillion KRW (virtually $1 Billion USD) on the finish of KOSDAQ on April 20, 2021. Park Methods issued 1 million shares for its preliminary public providing on December 17th, 2015 at KOSDAQ, a NASDAQ equal in Korea.
Because the IPO, the corporate has progressed as a worldwide chief in Atomic Drive Microscopy, with a commanding lead in semiconductor superior automated AFM methods and bringing AFM know-how into the mainstream because the premier software for nanoscale metrology.
Dr. Sang-il Park, Founder & CEO Park Methods
“Park Methods has acquired successive buy orders by all of the world’s prime semiconductor and information storage producers,” states Dr. Sang-il Park, CEO and founding father of Park Methods, who labored as an integral a part of the group at Stanford College that first developed AFM know-how, and created the primary industrial AFM in 1988. “Now we have continued to develop at an accelerated charge of over 20% compounded development, even in the course of the turbulent pandemic 12 months.”
The valuation at KOSDAQ, near $1 Billion USD introduced consideration from overseas traders who’ve made energetic purchases, growing the corporate’s holding from 11% (Jan) to 18% (March). Lately Park was acknowledged by Forbes Asia Greatest Beneath a Billion checklist for 2020, acquired the KOSDAQ Grand Prize, and listed on the FTSE small-cap index.
In 2020, Park Methods signed a joint growth undertaking with IMEC to handle the present metrological challenges of repeatedly downscaling the geometrical dimensions of gadgets and 3D stacking meeting. Earlier this 12 months, Park Methods made an fairness funding in Molecular Vista, that produces instruments to probe and perceive matter on the molecular stage by means of quantitative visualization utilizing InfraRed Picture-induced Drive Microscopy.
Park Methods is headquartered in Suwon, South Korea. With its speedy international enlargement, it has grow to be the premier provider of Atomic Drive Microscopy (AFM) instruments for industrial, analysis and educational nanoscale analysis. Analysis on the in depth Park Functions Know-how areas worldwide have led to the event of many main AFM applied sciences together with True Non-Contact™ know-how, SmartScan™ working software program, PinPoint™ mode, which will be utilized for nano-mechanical evaluation and electrical modes; and most just lately, the Sensible Litho™ for nanoscale lithography.
Park Methods was the primary firm to revolutionize AFM know-how with its flexure-based scanner system that introduced new ranges of accuracy, decision, and pattern dealing with to the know-how. In 2024, Park Methods will transfer into a brand new expanded headquarters, and later this 12 months, it should introduce a brand new absolutely automated AFM with AI and robotic intelligence for each scientific and trade labs.