Friday, February 5, 2016

Amtech’s & SoLayTec’s solar tool orders boosted in South East Asia

Amtech Systems Inc., who recently bought Dutch Spatial ALD equipment manufacturer SoLayTec reports: TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASYS), a global supplier of production equipment and related supplies for the solar, semiconductor, and LED markets, today announced its solar segment, consisting of Tempress Systems, Inc., R2D Automation, and SoLayTec, received approximately $12 million in new solar orders in January, including orders for SoLayTec's ALD systems. The orders are expected to ship within the next six to twelve months.

Fokko Pentinga, Chief Executive Officer of Amtech, commented, "We are pleased with the strong level of bookings to start to our fiscal second quarter, and continue to see healthy quotation activity within our solar segment."

  SoLayTec in Eindhoven, Netherlands,  develops, produces and services production systems for ultrafast, spatial Atomic Layer Deposition, a promising technology for ultrathin Al2O3 passivation layers on solar cells. (www.solaytec.com)