Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Business Segments (Tables)

v3.5.0.2
Business Segments (Tables)
12 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2016
Segment Reporting [Abstract]  
Schedule of Segment Reporting Information, by Segment
Information concerning our business segments is as follows:
 
Years ended September 30,
 
2016
 
2015
 
2014
 
(dollars in thousands)
Net revenue:
 
 
 
 
 
Solar*
$
60,946

 
$
56,689

 
$
36,069

Semiconductor
50,637

 
37,250

 
9,779

Polishing
8,725

 
10,944

 
10,653

 
$
120,308

 
$
104,883

 
$
56,501

Operating income (loss):
 
 
 
 
 
Solar*
$
(6,696
)
 
$
(5,056
)
 
$
(11,010
)
Semiconductor
3,904

 
(1,268
)
 
851

Polishing
1,588

 
2,250

 
2,805

Non-segment related
(6,704
)
 
(9,447
)
 
(5,735
)
 
$
(7,908
)
 
$
(13,521
)
 
$
(13,089
)
* The financial statement of business units included in the Solar segment include some sales of equipment and parts to the semiconductor, silicon wafer and MEMS industries, comprising less than 25% of the Solar segment revenue
 
Years ended September 30,
 
2016
 
2015
 
2014
 
(dollars in thousands)
Capital expenditures:
 
 
 
 
 
Solar
$
235

 
$
411

 
$
282

Semiconductor
692

 
136

 
110

Polishing
51

 
63

 
70

 
$
978

 
$
610

 
$
462

Depreciation and amortization expense:
 
 
 
 
 
Solar
$
2,014

 
$
2,940

 
$
2,236

Semiconductor
870

 
318

 
40

Polishing
90

 
99

 
134

 
$
2,974

 
$
3,357

 
$
2,410


 
September 30,
2016
 
September 30,
2015
 
(dollars in thousands)
Identifiable assets:
 
 
 
Solar
$
42,962

 
$
45,717

Semiconductor
51,985

 
46,912

Polishing
4,819

 
5,793

Non-segment related
18,664

 
27,034

 
$
118,430

 
$
125,456

Goodwill:
 
 
 
Solar
$
5,328

 
$
5,344

Semiconductor
5,063

 
4,463

Polishing
728

 
728

 
$
11,119

 
$
10,535