03/16/10
Amtech's Solar Subsidiary, Tempress Systems, to Exhibit at SOLARCON China 2010 Solar Conference in Shanghai, China March 16-18
(Hall W4, Booth #4439)

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 (Hall W4, Booth #4439) at the SOLARCON China 2010 Solar Photovoltaic Conference and Exhibition taking place March 16-18, 2010 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre in Shanghai, China. More information can be found at: http://www.semi.org.cn/solarconchina/en/.

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