SOURCE: Mattson Technology, Inc.

Mattson Technology, Inc.

October 23, 2014 06:30 ET

Mattson Continues to Gain Millisecond Anneal Market Position With Millios Shipment to a New Customer for Advanced Foundry Production

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 23, 2014) - Mattson Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MTSN), a leading supplier of advanced process equipment used to manufacture semiconductors, today announced that its Millios™ millisecond anneal (MSA) system was accepted at a major foundry customer and an additional Millios system was shipped for their volume production facility. This new customer acceptance for sub-20 nanometer volume production continues the growing position of the Millios in the MSA market.

"Working with our new Millios customer, Mattson established both the technical and operational performance to best support their upcoming sub-20 nanometer production ramp," said Johannes Keppler, Vice President and General Manager of Mattson Technology's Thermal Products Group. "As with our previous customer shipments, the Millios was selected based on superior device performance and higher productivity compared to other millisecond anneal technologies," added Keppler.

Hoang H. Hoang, Senior Vice President of Global Business Operations, stated, "This production shipment shows the growing market acceptance of Mattson's Millios as a leading edge production solution for millisecond anneal. To meet all of our customers' production requirements, we expect to have steady shipments of new Millios systems through the end of this year and into next year."

About Mattson Technology, Inc.
Mattson Technology, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets semiconductor wafer processing equipment used in the fabrication of integrated circuits. We are a leading supplier of plasma and rapid thermal processing equipment to the global semiconductor industry, and operate in four primary product sectors: Dry Strip, Etch, Rapid Thermal Processing and Millisecond Anneal. Through manufacturing and design innovation, we have produced technologically advanced systems that provide productive and cost-effective solutions for customers fabricating current- and next-generation semiconductor devices. For more information, please contact Mattson Technology, Inc., 47131 Bayside Parkway, Fremont, CA, 94538. Telephone: (800) MATTSON / (510) 657-5900. Internet: www.mattson.com.

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