Founded in 1975, Metron Technology is an independent supplier of fab-wide service solutions throughout the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific. It serves the manufacturing, food and beverage, semiconductor, pharmaceutical, aerospace and energy industries. The company offers wafer management, precision cleaning, coating and material characterization services. It operates gas and fluid handling and fabrication equipment. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., Metron Technology specializes in asset management services that include the acquiring, selling, sourcing and remarketing of semiconductor equipment. It is an ISO 9001:2000-certified company. Metron Technology maintains a location in Austin, Texas. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Applied Materials.