12/5/08

Amtech Systems to Announce Fiscal 2008 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Financial Results on December 10, 2008

TEMPE, Ariz.--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 reported that it will announce its fiscal 2008 fourth quarter and year-end financial results after the close of regular market trading on Wednesday, December 10, 2008. The Company will report results in a news release issued immediately following the close of the market on December 10, 2008, followed by a conference call to discuss the results starting at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time (5:00 p.m. ET).

What:
Amtech fiscal 2008 fourth quarter and year-end financial results conference call

When:
Wednesday, December 10th at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time (5:00 p.m. ET)

Webcast:
A live and archived web cast of the conference call can be accessed from the investors section of Amtech’s website at www.amtechsystems.com.

Dial in:
To access the live conference call, dial (800) 366-7449 and request the “Amtech” call.

Replay:
An audio replay of the conference call can be accessed at (800) 405-2236. The replay will be available starting approximately two hours after the call and remain in effect for one week. The required pass code is 11123302#.

About Amtech Systems, Inc.
Amtech Systems, Inc. manufactures and distributes 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 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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