Amtech Systems, Inc.,
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., has received a
$7.5 million follow-on solar order for its diffusion processing systems from
an existing customer based in Asia.
J.S. Whang, President and Chief Executive Officer of Amtech, commented, “We
are very pleased to receive this sizeable follow-on solar order in the rapidly
growing Asia-Pacific region, which further demonstrates the increasing acceptance
we are seeing for our solar products from our worldwide base of solar customers.
We continue to be optimistic about the strength of our marketing pipeline and
opportunities to grow our solar business into fiscal 2009.”