REHOVOT, ISRAEL- Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd., a provider of stand-alone metrology and integrated metrology solutions to the semiconductor process control market, announced the opening of its new branch office in South Korea. In light of the growing installed base and the strong partnership with its Korean customers, the new entity will provide close sales support, local customers support as well as development of tailored application solutions. The company will continue its long standing collaboration with Misan Corp., which played a key role in establishing and growing Nova's business in South Korea in the past decade.