Amtech to Present at 2008 Needham Growth Stock Conference

TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS - News), a global supplier of production and automation systems and related supplies for the manufacture of solar cells, semiconductors, and silicon wafers, today announced that J.S. Whang, President and CEO, and Bradley C. Anderson, CFO, will present at the Needham & Company 10th Annual Growth Stock Conference in New York City on Wednesday, January 9th at 3:30 p.m. (Eastern). The conference is being held at the New York Palace Hotel.

Amtech will offer a live audio webcast of its presentation as well as an archived replay, which may be accessed in the investor relations section of Amtech’s website at www.amtechsystems.com or via the following link: http://www.wsw.com/webcast/needham21/asys/. The archived replay of the webcast and presentation slides will be made available on the Company’s website one day following the presentation date and will be accessible for one week.

Conference Details

Needham & Company 10th Annual Growth Stock Conference
January 8-11, 2008
New York Palace Hotel, New York City
More information can be found at: http://www.needhamco.com


About Amtech Systems, Inc.
Amtech Systems, Inc. manufactures capital equipment, including silicon wafer handling automation, thermal semiconductor processing equipment and related consumables used in fabricating solar cells and semiconductor devices. Semiconductors, or semiconductor chips, are fabricated on silicon wafer substrates, sliced from ingots, and are part of the circuitry, or electronic components, of many products including computers, telecommunications devices, automotive products, consumer goods, and industrial automation and control systems. The Company’s semiconductor handling, thermal processing and consumable products currently address the diffusion, oxidation and deposition steps used in the fabrication of solar cells, semiconductors, MEMS and the polishing of newly sliced silicon wafers.


Contacts:

Amtech Systems, Inc
Bradley C. Anderson
Chief Financial Officer
(480) 967-5146
MKR Group, Inc.
 Investor Relations
Todd Kehrli or Jim Byers
 (323) 468-2300


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