9/14/09


Amtech to Exhibit at the 24th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition in Hamburg, Germany September 21-24 (Hall B6 Booth #42)

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 (Hall B6 Booth #42) at the 24th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition taking place September 21-24, 2009 in Hamburg, Germany at the CCH Congress Centre and International Fair.

The PV Solar Conference is expected to attract some 4,000 participants, and the accompanying industry exhibition around 40,000 visitors. More than 800 exhibitors will be presenting new ideas and technical solutions in the field of Photovoltaics. The EU PVSEC, which is held at different venues throughout Europe, ranks as the world's leading event specialized in Photovoltaics. More information can be found at http://www.photovoltaic-conference.com.

About Amtech
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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