8/26/08

Amtech to Exhibit at 23rd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference in Valencia, Spain September 1-4

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 it’s solar subsidiary, Tempress Systems, Inc., will exhibit in Hall 2, Section D, Booth #33 (2D/33) at the 23rd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition in Valencia, Spain on September 1st - 4th.
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The Conference is considered one of the most important international conferences in the field of Photovoltaics and provides a platform for the PV solar sector to discuss the latest developments in science and industry. More information can be found at http://www.photovoltaic-conference.com.

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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