10/21/10
Amtech’s Solar Subsidiary, Tempress Systems, to Exhibit at the 2010 Taiwan International Photovoltaic Forum and Exhibition in Taipei, Taiwan (Booth 405)

TEMPE, Ariz.-- Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS), a global supplier of production and automation systems and related supplies for the manufacture of solar cells, semiconductors, and silicon wafers, today announced that its solar subsidiary, Tempress Systems, Inc., will exhibit at the 2010 Taiwan International Photovoltaic Forum and Exhibition taking place October 26-28, 2010 at the Grand Hyatt Taipei, Taipei International Convention Center (Booth 405). PV Taiwan is one of Asia’s foremost PV events and links leading companies to the industry from around the world to spotlight the latest trends and technology.

About Amtech Systems, Inc.
Amtech Systems, Inc. manufactures capital equipment, including silicon wafer handling automation, thermal 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 solar cells, computers, telecommunications devices, automotive products, consumer goods, and industrial automation and control systems. The Company’s wafer handling, thermal processing and consumable products currently address the diffusion, oxidation, deposition, PECVD, and PSG removal 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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