7/8/09

Amtech to Exhibit at Intersolar North America 2009 Solar Trade Show in San Francisco July 14-16

TEMPE, Ariz.--Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS), a global supplier of production and automation systems and related supplies for the manufacture of solar cells, today announced that the Company, along with its solar subsidiary, Tempress Systems, Inc., will exhibit (booth #8023) at the Intersolar North America 2009 solar industry trade show taking place July 14-16 in San Francisco, California at the Moscone Center West.

Intersolar North America focuses on photovoltaics, solar thermal technology and solar architecture and features exhibitors from all over the world, as well as a comprehensive conference taking place at the nearby InterContinental Hotel in San Francisco. More information can be found at http://www.intersolar.us/

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 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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