Amtech Systems to Announce Fiscal 2009 First Quarter Financial Results on February 9, 2009

TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 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 reported that it will announce its fiscal 2009 first quarter financial results after the close of regular market trading on Monday, February 9, 2009. The Company will report results in a news release issued immediately following the close of the market on February 9, 2009, followed by a conference call to discuss the results starting at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time (5:00 p.m. ET).

What:       Amtech fiscal 2009 first quarter financial results conference call

When:       Monday, February 9th at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time (5:00 p.m. ET)

            A live and archived web cast of the conference call can be accessed
Webcast:    from the investors section of Amtech's website at

Dial in:    To access the live conference call, dial (800) 257-2101 and request
            the "Amtech" call.

            An audio replay of the conference call can be accessed at (800)
Replay:     405-2236. The replay will be available starting approximately two
            hours after the call and remain in effect for one week. The required
            pass code is 11125821#.

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.

    Source: Amtech Systems, Inc.